Newman University

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Newman University can be found in Wichita, KS, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. About three thousand students are enrolled at Newman University.

Students can submit either the ACT or SAT scores to Newman University. A score between 985 - 1190 on the SAT exam, or 18 - 25 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. We were able to estimate the Newman University average GPA (2.89 - 3.33) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. 67% of all students that apply are accepted to Newman University, from which 25 percent choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Newman University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Newman University was reported as 67.5% in Fall 2020 with over 1,080 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 18 - 25
  • Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.33

How Hard Is It to Get into Newman University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Newman University is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Newman University has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 57.8%
  • 2017-2018: 63.8%
  • 2018-2019: 61.8%
  • 2019-2020: 67.5%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 59.4%

How Does Newman University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Newman University is nineteen percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Friends University45.8%
Bethel College-North Newton57.5%
Southwestern College51.6%
Tabor College55.9%
McPherson College52.1%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Newman University (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading490 - 590
Math495 - 600
Total Score985 - 1190
ACT®Score Range
English17 - 24
Math17 - 26
Composite Score18 - 25
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