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Chances of getting into Newman University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
67.5%
Admission Difficulty for Newman University
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Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionLow
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How hard is it to get into Newman University and can I get accepted? The school has a 67% acceptance rate ranking it #12 in Kansas for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 726 out of 1,076 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 moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 62 percent. Newman University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 25% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

Newman University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
985-1190
Applicants Submitting SAT
13%
SAT Scores for Newman University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 490
SAT Math 25th 495
SAT Composite 25th 985
SAT Scores for Newman University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 590
SAT Math 75th 600
SAT Composite 75th 1190
Average SAT Score 1090

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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 100 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 985 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 880. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1090 out of 1600. The school ranks #3 in Kansas for highest average SAT composite score. 13 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Newman University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1190 and Above Good >78%
1087 to 1190 Avg + 67%-78%
985 to 1087 Avg - 54%-67%
883 to 985 Reach 41%-54%
Less than 883 Low <41%
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Newman University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
90%
ACT Scores for Newman University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Newman University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 21

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 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 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 #8 in Kansas for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 90 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Newman University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Newman University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >79%
21 to 25 Avg + 67%-79%
18 to 21 Avg - 56%-67%
15 to 18 Reach 45%-56%
Less than 15 Low <45%
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Newman University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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

What GPA do you need to get into Newman University?

Applicants require 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 67% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Newman University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
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

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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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%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Newman University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 709 367 1,076
Accepted 482 244 726
Acceptance Rate 68% 66% 67%
Enrolled 113 71 184
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 23% 29% 25%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jul 15, 2021
Days left to Apply
174

Applicants have 174 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Jul 15, 2021.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Newman University and what student information is used for 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.

FAQs

Does Newman University prefer SAT or ACT?

13% of students submit their SAT scores to Newman University. 90% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Newman University?

67% of those who apply are granted admission to Newman University. Admission competition is low and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Newman University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 985 and 1190. 13% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Newman University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 25. 90% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.