About Newman University
On Campus Housing
Newman University is a private, Roman Catholic university located in Wichita, KS. Newman University occupies a total area of about 61 acres. Newman University was founded in the year 1933. The dean of NU is David Shubert. Keeping the pursuit of research, innovation, and excellence at the center, Newman University has been imparting quality education to its students. The motto of the varsity is Caritas Christi urget nos (Latin) and its official colors are blue and red. Out of total 3,736 students enrolled at NU, 2,705 belong to undergraduate courses while 500 are postgraduate students. The school has a total of 207 academic staff. These faculty teach different courses to the students. Around 62% of the students are females and 38% are males. Notably, Newman University is also home to an ethnically diverse student population. At NU around 69% are white, 12% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, and 6% are Asian. Moreover, around 90% of the students are 24 and under. The college has produced several achievers in its 87 years of existence and some of the notable alumni are Tom Malone, Clare Vanderpool, Ponka-We Victors, and Tony Fulton. The university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure, which helps in developing the personality of its students. A total of 100 programs, including both residential and online, are currently offered by NU. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by Higher Learning Commission.
As long as US universities are concerned, the rankings which are provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere. Newman University has been ranked at the 644th position among other universities by Forbes. It is to be noted that Forbes decides on the rankings of the university based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
Before applying to NU, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $47,009. The average annual tuition cost ($31,906), books and supplies ($1,268), room and boarding ($8,646), and budget for other expenses ($3,964) are all included in this cost. For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$62,009 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. At NU, $8,646 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. Newman University has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at NU costs around $3,922 per year. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones and 24-hr escort safety rides. The number of female and male students at the university are 38% and 62%, respectively.
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
In case the students at Newman University face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. The average financial aid at Newman University is around $19,624 and the federal grant is $4,583. The university provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $3,259 and institutional aid worth $19,624. At NU, the total amount of need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $1,636,963 per year. On the other hand, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered in a year add up to $2,860,003.