Neumann University

Aston, PA

Neumann is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Founded in 1965, it became coed in 1980. Its 37-acre campus is located in Aston.

Website: www.neumann.edu/

Private
Co-ed
2,085
Undergraduate
Students
(65.9%) 1,373 Women
(34.1%) 712 Men
630
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
96% of 1,505 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.10
SAT Math
440-530 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
489 average
450-550 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
18 average
15-20 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$47,990
Tuition and Fees
$31,400
Room and Board
$13,020
Average Percent of Need Met
72%
Average Freshman Award
$25,156
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$45,011
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
96
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 17% of classes
10-19 students: 45% of classes
20-29 students: 26% of classes
30-39 students: 7% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Aston Population
16,203
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Philadelphia
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
35% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Knight
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.2% Asian
24.7% Black/African-American
5.8% Hispanic/Latino
2.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
53.9% White
11.8% Unknown
International Students
1.1% from 9 countries
First-Year Students Returning
77.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
37.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Minimally Difficult: Most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 2  
Science 2 3
Foreign Language 2  
Social Studies 2  
History    
Academic Electives 4  

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required August 15
SAT Only Considered if submitted August 15
ACT Only Considered if submitted August 15
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Not used if submitted August 15
SAT Subject Tests Only Not used if submitted
SAT Essay Component Policy Accepted with or without essay component
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: No policy as of now
ACT: No policy as of now

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
One Neumann Drive
City, State, Zip
Aston, PA 19014-1298
Phone
(610) 558-5616
Fax
 
E-mail
neumann@neumann.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$35
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
December 1
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
1 required for some freshmen
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
96% of 1,505 applicants were admitted
Women
95% of 974 applicants were admitted
Men
98% of 531 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
532 (37%) of 1,449 admitted students enrolled
Women
306 (33%) of 930 admitted students enrolled
Men
226 (44%) of 519 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
0
Students Accepting Wait List Position
0
Students Admitted From Wait List
0

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.10
3.75 and Above
13%
3.50 - 3.74
15%
3.25 - 3.49
14%
3.00 - 3.24
19%
2.50 - 2.99
24%
2.00 - 2.49
13%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
440-530 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
1%
Score of 600 - 700
6%
Score of 500 - 600
41%
Score of 400 - 500
43%
Score of 300 - 400
9%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
489 average
450-550 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
0%
Score of 600 - 700
10%
Score of 500 - 600
43%
Score of 400 - 500
40%
Score of 300 - 400
6%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
18 average
15-20 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
0%
Score of 24 - 29
8%
Score of 18 - 23
45%
Score of 12 - 17
47%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
 
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$47,990
Tuition and Fees
$31,400
Room and Board
$13,020
Books and Supplies
$1,500
Other Expenses
$1,970
Payment Plans
Installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning November 20
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003988
Free
State Aid Form  

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
413 (94.9%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
383 (90.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
383 (99.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
40 (59.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
72%
Average Award
$25,156
Need-Based Gift
Received by 381 (62.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,693
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 322 (90.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,008
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 38 (98.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
37 (13.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $16,864

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
1,338 (92.5%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,220 (91.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,218 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
115 (65.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
68%
Average Award
$22,378
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,207 (64.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,262
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,042 (90.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,850
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 100 (94.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
204 (14.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $12,319

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
89%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$45,011
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Nursing loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
  • Communication and Media Studies, Other
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Education, General
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other
  • Social Work
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General
Most Popular Disciplines
Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
96
Part-Time Faculty
145
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
32%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 17% of classes
10-19 students: 45% of classes
20-29 students: 26% of classes
30-39 students: 7% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 20% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 57% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 23% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Not accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
312,065
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
275
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Science

Master's Programs of Study

  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Elementary Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Special Education

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Physical Therapy

Location and Setting


Aston Population
16,203
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Philadelphia
Campus Size
68 acres

Weather

Temperature
22.8 average low in January, 81.7 average high in September
Rain
117 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Aston
Nearest Train Station
19 mile(s) from campus in Philadelphia

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
35% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
65%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Knight
School Colors
Royal blue, gold, and white

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Field Hockey x      
Golf x   x  
Ice Hockey x   x  
Lacrosse x   x  
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Swimming And Diving x      
Tennis x   x  
Track And Field x   x  
Volleyball x   x  
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Field Hockey x  
Golf x  
Ice Hockey x  
Lacrosse x  
Soccer x  
Softball x  
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x  
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Field Hockey    
Golf x  
Ice Hockey x  
Lacrosse x  
Soccer x  
Softball    
Swimming And Diving    
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Women's Club Sports
rugby
Men's Club Sports
rugby

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, soccer, softball, table tennis, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, student nurses association, student activities board, boogie nights, knights for education, neumann media
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
2,085
Women
1,373 (65.9%)
Men
712 (34.1%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
1,462
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.2% Asian
24.7% Black/African-American
5.8% Hispanic/Latino
2.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
53.9% White
11.8% Unknown
International Students.
1.1% from 9 countries
Average Age
24
All Graduate Students
630

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
77.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
37.9%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
53.1%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
57.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Business 5%
Law 1%
Theology 1%
Arts and Sciences 3%
Education 10%

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