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Newman University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Newman University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
63.8%
Admission Difficulty for Newman University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Newman University and can I get accepted? The school has a 64% acceptance rate. Last year, 692 out of 1,084 applicants were admitted making Newman University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 52 percent. Newman University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 31% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

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Newman University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1070-1350
Applicants Submitting SAT
5%
SAT Scores for Newman University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 570
SAT Math 25th 500
SAT Composite 25th 1070
SAT Scores for Newman University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 690
SAT Math 75th 660
SAT Composite 75th 1350
Average SAT Score 1210

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Newman University?

Newman University typically requires applicants to be in the top 47 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1070 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 930. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1210 out of 1600. 5 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Newman University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1350 and Above Good >75%
1210 to 1350 Avg + 64%-75%
1070 to 1210 Avg - 51%-64%
930 to 1070 Reach 38%-51%
Less than 930 Low <38%
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Newman University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
93%
ACT Scores for Newman University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Newman University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 22

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Newman University?

Admission data indicates that Newman University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 93 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Newman University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Newman University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >75%
22 to 25 Avg + 64%-75%
19 to 22 Avg - 51%-64%
16 to 19 Reach 38%-51%
Less than 16 Low <38%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.55
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need very good grades in high school to get into Newman University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Newman University was 3.55 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Newman University accepts 64% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Newman University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 47% Good
3.50 to 3.75 11% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 13% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 13% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 11% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 5% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

51% of Newman University freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Newman University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 29%
Top 25% of class 51%
Top 50% of class 77%
Bottom 50% of class 23%
Bottom 25% of class 8%

Admission Statistics

Newman University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 696 388 1,084
Accepted 454 238 692
Acceptance Rate 65% 61% 64%
Enrolled 139 73 212
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 31% 31% 31%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Newman University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Newman University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Newman University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=155335 IPEDS survey data for Newman University.