Founded in 1965, Neumann is a private, Catholic university in the Franciscan tradition, which emphasizes:
respect for individuals
concern for the environment
The University offers undergraduate degrees in a wide variety of subjects, three doctoral programs, six master's degree programs, and an accelerated bachelor's degree program for adults.
Neumann now fields 24 NCAA athletic teams, is home to eight arts groups and has three residence halls that accommodate more than 750 students. The student-faculty ratio of 14:1 allows professors to provide the personal attention for which Neumann is famous.