Graduates earn 478 degrees from Newman University


About 25.7 percent of the 478 degrees and certificates handed out by Newman University in 2017-18 were to students in health professions and related programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

The agency's National Center for Education Statistics shows the private not-for-profit institution in Wichita conferred 60 bachelor's degrees and 42 associate's degrees in health professions and related programs.

But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in registered nursing/registered nurse. Data shows the school gave out 52 bachelor's degrees in registered nursing/registered nurse, followed by 41 master's degrees in social work and 34 master's degrees in teaching english as a second or foreign language/esl language instructor.

The university enrolled 3,378 students for 2017-18, including 2,810 in undergraduate programs and 568 in graduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2017-18
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Associates degrees
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
52
-
-
52
Nurse Anesthetist
-
-
21
21
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
-
17
-
17
Occupational Therapist Assistant
-
16
-
16
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
-
9
-
9
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
4
-
-
4
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
4
-
-
4
Health Professions and Related Programs total
60
42
21
123
25.7
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
-
-
34
34
Elementary Education and Teaching
33
-
-
33
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
-
-
12
12
Reading Teacher Education
-
-
7
7
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
3
-
-
3
Secondary Education and Teaching
1
-
-
1
Education total
37
-
53
90
18.8
Business Administration and Management, General
4
-
31
35
Business/Commerce, General
12
-
-
12
Organizational Leadership
-
-
10
10
Accounting
7
-
-
7
Management Information Systems, General
5
-
-
5
Finance, General
1
-
-
1
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
-
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
29
-
41
70
14.6
Social Work
-
-
41
41
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
-
-
41
41
8.6
Theology/Theological Studies
-
-
23
23
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other
13
-
-
13
Theology and Religious Vocations total
13
-
23
36
7.5
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
24
-
-
24
Biochemistry
4
-
-
4
Biomedical Sciences, General
-
-
-
-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
28
-
-
28
5.9
Psychology, General
13
-
-
13
Counseling Psychology
6
-
-
6
Psychology total
19
-
-
19
4
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
8
-
-
8
Sports Communication
5
-
-
5
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
13
-
-
13
2.7
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
10
-
-
10
Forensic Science and Technology
2
-
-
2
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
12
-
-
12
2.5
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
10
-
-
10
International/Global Studies
-
-
-
-
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
10
-
-
10
2.1
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
-
9
-
9
Legal Professions and Studies total
-
9
-
9
1.9
Information Science/Studies
5
-
-
5
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
5
-
-
5
1.1
History, General
5
-
-
5
History total
5
-
-
5
1.1
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
1
4
-
5
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
1
4
-
5
1.1
English Language and Literature, General
4
-
-
4
English Language and Literature/Letters total
4
-
-
4
0.8
Sociology
3
-
-
3
Social Sciences total
3
-
-
3
0.6
Applied Mathematics, General
2
-
-
2
Mathematics, General
-
-
-
-
Mathematics and Statistics total
2
-
-
2
0.4
Chemistry, General
2
-
-
2
Physical Sciences total
2
-
-
2
0.4
Philosophy
1
-
-
1
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
1
-
-
1
0.2
Art/Art Studies, General
-
-
-
-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
-
-
-
-
Visual and Performing Arts total
-
-
-
-
-

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