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Newman is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. It was founded as a junior college for women in 1933, reorganized as a four-year college in 1952, and adopted coeducation in 1965. In 1998, it achieved university status and changed its name to Newman University. Its 53-acre campus is located in southwest Wichita, 10 minutes from the downtown area and the airport.

Website: newmanu.edu/

Private
Co-ed
2,705
Undergraduate
Students
(61.9%) 1,674 Women
(38.1%) 1,031 Men
500
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
67% of 1,076 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.56
SAT Math
548 average
495-600 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
540 average
490-590 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
22 average
18-25 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$42,740
Tuition and Fees
$30,564
Room and Board
$8,406
Average Percent of Need Met
72%
Average Freshman Award
$26,410
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$30,532
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
77
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 32% of classes
10-19 students: 34% of classes
20-29 students: 26% of classes
30-39 students: 5% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Wichita Population
386,552
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Sedgwick County
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
21% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
 
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
1.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
6.1% Asian
5.3% Black/African-American
14.5% Hispanic/Latino
3.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
67.3% White
1.9% Unknown
International Students
1.9%
First-Year Students Returning
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
40.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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