Freshman Student Admissions

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At Newman University, it is our mission to empower our graduates to transform society. Come see for yourself how we can help you accomplish your goals and be greater than the degree.

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Whether you live on campus in one of our four residence halls, or you commute to campus from the local Wichita area, you will get more than a great education.  

With more than 30 academic clubs and organizations, honor societies, arts and music programs, NCAA Div. II Athletics and multiple leadership opportunities, Newman students truly gain the full college experience.  These opportunities to grow and connect with your fellow students will enrich your education beyond a piece of paper. 


Newman offers small class sizes and a low 15:1 student to teacher ratio. One-on-one attention and mentoring from faculty advisors from your chosen major ensures that you come first. Newman professors are committed to your success and work to address your individual needs and concerns.

Not only do our students succeed while they are at Newman, but they are prepared for the next level of their education as well. In 2008-2009:

  • Newman students had a 97.5 percent pass rate for the state licensure exam
  • 93 percent of graduating nurses had jobs.
  • 89 percent of Newman University's Education graduates passed all Kansas licensure tests in their areas of specialization.
  • 96 percent of Newman University's Pre-Med graduates were accepted into medical schools with the other four percent working in other areas of health care like nursing and pharmacology.


Because service learning is fundamental at Newman University, students are prepared to and expected to transform society for the better. There are unlimited possibilities to learn, act and transform through service learning at Newman. If you want to affect change, choose Newman.

Newman emphasizes moral and ethical decision-making in all aspects of life and ensures support for students' discovery of truth in their preferred faith traditions. Campus Ministry offers a variety of programs and activities to help all students grow in their faith and relationship with God.


The choice of school for your college experience is vital to your growth. We hope that you will take the time to visit campus and come see for yourself all of the opportunities that Newman University has to offer. Not only will you have the chance to see the campus, but you will also have the opportunity to meet with our faculty and students. We will also arrange for you to sit down with trained professionals in Admissions and Financial Aid who will help you through this process.