Newman is an above-average private, Catholic university located in Wichita, Kansas. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,013 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Newman acceptance rate is 64%. Popular majors include Elementary Education, Nursing, and Biology. Graduating 52% of students, Newman alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $36,700.
NCAA Division II (without football)
Newman University Rankings
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Student Faculty Ratio
Evening Degree Programs
- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.18 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.17 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.17 responses
Most Popular Majors
Elementary Education49 Graduates
Radiation Therapy22 Graduates
Occupational Therapist Assistant19 Graduates
Health Professions10 Graduates
Liberal Arts and Humanities9 Graduates
Sports Communication9 Graduates
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology8 Graduates
Undergrads Over 25
Freshmen Live On-Campus
- of students say they don't have Greek life.16 responses
- of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.22 responses
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
- of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.11 responses
Newman University Reviews
I really enjoy the teachers I have, they’re very knowledgeable and do a great job of teaching their subject. The only thing I would change is making the program a semester longer because they have way too much packed into one semester. But otherwise it’s great!
I am a high school student, however I believe that I am able to comment on Newman University, as I have been taking college courses from Newman. In my high school career, I have thoroughly enjoyed taking my college grade classes from Newman University. The professors have been helpful in every class, and their educating styles are easy to follow. I have not seen the campus, so I have no authority to judge on any on-campus facilities or activities. However, as I stated previously, the education has been helpful within my career path, and it has set me up for the types of courses that I will be taking in college.
Newman is a wonderful place to obtain a college degree. So far in my education, it has been nothing but great. The professors truly care about students' education; they hold review sessions before test and put in a lot of extra hours outside of class. Newman has a very strong science program, so if you're looking at going to graduate school to become a physician, dentist, physical therapist, etc. I would strongly recommend Newman. In addition to its science program, Newman also has a very strong Nursing program, school of education, and Criminal Justice program. If you're looking for a big college environment Newman probably isn't the school for you; it's pretty small.