Neumann University

Neumann University

Aston, PA
student ratio
total students
Tuition Cost $28,710 | $28,710
in-state | out-of-state
Average Financial Aid Package $16,971
fall application deadline
acceptance rate
Minimally Difficult
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
sat math
sat reading
sat writing
act composite


Neumann University Is A Private, Roman Catholic Co-educational Institute of Higher Learning

Neumann University in Aston, Pennsylvania, is a private, Roman Catholic co-educational institute of higher learning founded in the Franciscan tradition. The Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia founded the college, raising enough money to break ground in 1964.

Since then, Neumann University has perpetuated the sisters' tradition of learning by emphasizing respect, environmental responsibility, and social concern. Neumann offers undergraduate and professional degrees in a wide variety of disciplines as well as an accelerated bachelor's degree program for adult students. The student-faculty ratio is 14:1, which means professors are able to give students the individual attention they need to succeed.

A Strong Liberal Arts Education

Neumann University offers Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees as well as a strong liberal arts education in a broad range of undergraduate studies including accounting, arts production and performance, athletic training, biology, business administration, communication and media arts, computer and information management, criminal justice, education, English, environmental studies, international business, marketing, nursing, political science, psychology, sport management, an accelerated evening program, secondary certification, biology/general science, social studies, special education, pre-professional programs, law, and medicine.

Student Life At Neumann University

Neumann University now fields 19 NCAA Division III athletic teams and nine art groups. Intercollegiate men's and women's sports are members of the Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC) and the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC). Varsity sports include baseball, basketball, field hockey, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, soccer, softball, tennis, and volleyball. Club teams are also offered.

The Life Center is home to Meagher Theater, Bruder Athletic Center, and Crossroads Cafe, where students convene to socialize. Neumann University also offers a growing number of student organizations and clubs including the Black Student Union, Business Association, Campus Press (student newspaper), Communication Arts, Community Chorus, Dance Club, Delaware County Symphony, Environmental Club, International Student Association, Professional Education Society, Psychology Club, Residence Life Advisory Board, Roller Hockey Club, Student Activities Board, Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, Student Government Association, Student Nurses Association, and Theater Ensemble. Students are encouraged to start their own organization if there is an interest for which an organization has not yet been formed.

Culture and Arts Are Rich At Neumann University

The Arts Guild at Neumann University was established to enhance the college's awareness of cultural enrichment. There are nine organizations that comprise the Arts Guild including Center Stage Productions, the Cultural Arts Forum, the Delaware County Symphony, International Ballet Classique, the Neumann University Art Gallery, the Neumann University Concert Chorale, the Neumann University Jazz Band, the Neumann University Players, and Stages of Imagination. Seminars and performances are offered in the Fred P. Meagher Theatre.

State-of-the Art Living and Learning Centers

Students live in one of three residence halls. Neumann University's state-of-the-art Living and Learning Centers are located in a safe, suburban neighborhood and offer study areas on every floor; two computer labs open 24/7; workout rooms with weights, stairclimbers, and treadmills; private bathrooms; and telephone, Internet, and cable TV service in every room. There is also a foot court and areas for student activities in each residence hall. In addition, the university sponsors off-campus residences.

Career Development At Neumann U

Neumann University assists its students' professional development at its Career Counseling and Placement Office. Ninety-seven percent of Neumann graduates are employed in their field of study or attending graduate school within one year of graduation. Neumann University staff also assists students with placement into internships and cooperative education experiences to enhance classroom learning.

Students Enjoy A Beautiful Campus Near Philadelphia and Wilmington, Delaware

Located in the Delaware Valley, within a half hour of Philadelphia and its endless sports, cultural, and historic activities, Neumann University is 10 miles north of Wilmington, Delaware, which offers cultural advantages and activities year-round. Delaware and New Jersey beaches are also within a two-hour drive from campus.

Location & Contact

One Neumann Drive
Aston, PA 19014-1298

Mr. Edward Wright

Director of Undergraduate Admissions

Phone: 610-558-5616
Fax: 610-361-2548

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Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business, Management, and Marketing Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marketing/Marketing Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Communication and Media Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer and Information Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Special Education&-Elementary School
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Athletic Training
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Safety
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Protective Services Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Sport And Fitness Administration/Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Social Work
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Visual and Performing Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.


96% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied1,505
    • Accepted1,449
    • Acceptance Rate96%
    • Enrolled2,085
    • Female Applicants974
    • Females Accepted930
    • Female Acceptance Rate95%
    • Male Applicants531
    • Males Accepted519
    • Male Acceptance Rate97%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee $35
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
      Minimum high school GPA of 2.5
    • Required for Some Letter(s) of recommendation
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.10
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 489 450 550
    • SAT Math 501 440 530
    • SAT Writing
    • ACT Composite 18 15 20
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$28,710
    • Out-of-state tuition *$28,710
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$1,340
    • Room and board *$12,520
    • Room only *$7,530
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredDeferred paymentsDeferred payments and Installments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Financial Aid

    • Average Financial Aid Package:$16,971
    • Average Freshman Financial Aid Package:$23,340
    • Average International Student Financial Aid Package:$15,825
    • Average Loan Aid:$4,462
    • Average Grant Aid:$9,707
    • Average Scholarship and/or Grant Aid Awarded:$7,460
    • Percentage of Students with Need who Receive Financial Aid:100%
    • Average Percentage of Financial Need Met: 70%

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students2,085
    • Male Student Percentage34%
    • Female Student Percentage66%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino5.76%
    • Black or African American24.44%
    • White or Caucasian53.28%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.1%
    • Asian1.2%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.05%
    • Two or more races2.35%
    • Unknown or International Student11.67%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout1.15% representing 9 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students31% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Coed housing , Special housing for disabled
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 35%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station Yes
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Student Nurses Association, Student Activities Board, Boogie Nights, Knights for Education, Neumann Media
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported


Member of the: NCAA Division III
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball Yes Division 3 No
    • Basketball Yes Division 3 No
    • Cheerleading No No No
    • Cross-country running No Division 3 No
    • Field hockey No No No
    • Golf No Division 3 No
    • Ice hockey Yes Division 3 No
    • Lacrosse No Division 3 No
    • Rugby No Division C No
    • Soccer Yes Division 3 No
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Swimming No No No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis No Division 3 No
    • Track No Division 3 No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 3 No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 3 No
    • Cheerleading Yes No No
    • Cross-country running No Division 3 No
    • Field hockey No Division 3 No
    • Golf No Division 3 No
    • Ice hockey No Division 3 No
    • Lacrosse No Division 3 No
    • Rugby No Division C No
    • Soccer Yes Division 3 No
    • Softball Yes Division 3 No
    • Swimming No Division 3 No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis No Division 3 No
    • Track No Division 3 No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 3 No


  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty241
    • Full-time Percentage40%
    • Part-time Percentage60%
    • Female Percentage55%
    • Male Percentage45%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio15:1 or 1,670 students to 115 faculty




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