Newman University Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Newman University
How hard is it to get into Newman University and can I get accepted? The school has a 64% acceptance rate ranking it #9 in Kansas for lowest rate of acceptance. 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
Applicants Submitting SAT5%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||570|
|SAT Math 25th||500|
|SAT Composite 25th||1070|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||690|
|SAT Math 75th||660|
|SAT Composite 75th||1350|
|Average SAT Score||1210|
SAT Scores you need to get in
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. The school ranks #1 in Kansas for highest average SAT composite score. 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.
|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%|
Newman University ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT93%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||18|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||19|
|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. The school ranks #7 in Kansas for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 93 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Newman University.
|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%|
Avg. High School GPA3.55
Typical High School GradesB+
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. The school ranks #1 in Kansas for highest average GPA. 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.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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|
51% of Newman University freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|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%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||31%||31%||31%|
What are the requirements for admission to Newman University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|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|
|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.
Frequently Asked Questions
5% of students submit their SAT scores to Newman University. 93% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
64% of those who apply are granted admission to Newman University. Admission competition is low and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1070 and 1350. 5% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.