University of New England

Biddeford, ME

University of New England, founded in 1831, is a private coeducational institution. Its 540-acre campus is located in Biddeford, Maine, 18 miles from Portland. University of New England also has a campus in Portland, Maine, home to several graduate and professional practice programs.

University of New England

Biddeford, ME

Tuition & Fees

$38,750

$38,750

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
33%
500-599
47%
400-499
15%
300-399
1%
700-800
4%
600-699
30%
500-599
51%
400-499
13%
300-399
2%
700-800
1%
600-699
13%
500-599
45%
400-499
36%
300-399
5%
30-36
12%
24-29
29%
18-23
47%
12-17
12%
30-36
6%
24-29
35%
18-23
46%
12-17
13%
30-36
10%
24-29
39%
18-23
45%
12-17
6%
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undergraduateRatios

30%

male

70%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,367
Declined + 808
Total Received 5,175
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Private (nonprofit)

4,275

undergraduate students

3,208

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Medical Biology/medical Science
  3. Applied Exercise Science
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Codes

SAT 3751
ACT 1660

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School Facts

University of New England, founded in 1831, is a private coeducational institution. Its 540-acre campus is located in Biddeford, Maine, 18 miles from Portland. University of New England also has a campus in Portland, Maine, home to several graduate and professional practice programs.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 7,483
Established in 1831
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing)
•  ADA (American Dental Association)
•  AOsA (American Osteopathic Association)
•  AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association)
•  APHE (Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CEPH (Council on Education for Public Health)
•  CoA-NA (Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

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Biddeford, ME

540‐acre campus in Biddeford (population: 21,488), 18 miles from Portland and 90 miles from Boston; Second campus in Portland (mainly graduate level programs). School operates transportation to greater Biddeford and Portland areas. Air serves Portland; larger airport serves Boston; train serves campuses.

University of New England
11 Hills Beach Road
Biddeford, ME 04005

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
62%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
95%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
33%
500-599
47%
400-499
15%
300-399
1%
700-800
4%
600-699
30%
500-599
51%
400-499
13%
300-399
2%
700-800
1%
600-699
13%
500-599
45%
400-499
36%
300-399
5%
30-36
12%
24-29
29%
18-23
47%
12-17
12%
30-36
6%
24-29
35%
18-23
46%
12-17
13%
30-36
10%
24-29
39%
18-23
45%
12-17
6%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline December 1 (priority deadline)
February 15 (on a space available basis thereafter)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required of some

Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,367
Declined + 808
Total Received 5,175

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Scott Steinberg
Vice President of University Admissions
P: 800 477-4863
F: 207 602-5900
admissions@une.edu

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 207 602-2342
F: 207 602-5968
finaid@une.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Paul Henderson
Assistant Vice President Student Financial Services
phenderson@une.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
field hockey
football
golf
ice hockey
lacrosse
rugby
soccer
softball
swimming
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

baseball, cheerleading, dance team, equestrian sports, gymnastics, ice hockey, swimming, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, dance team, equestrian sports, gymnastics, ice hockey, rugby, volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, cardio, cheerleading, CrossFit, fishing, four square, indoor soccer, martial arts, racquetball, sailing, scuba diving, skateboarding, skiing, snowboarding, tennis, triathlon, water polo

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Athletic Directors

Heather Davis (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Heather Davis (women's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division III), Commonwealth Coast Conference, New England Hockey Conference (women's ice hockey), National Intercollegiate Rugby Association, New England Intercollegiate Swimming and Diving Association
Mascot
Nor'easters
School colors
blue and grey

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Animal Behavior
Applied Bioscience
Applied Exercise Science
Applied Mathematics
Applied Social/Cultural Studies
Aquaculture/Aquarium Sciences
Art Education
Art/Design Media
Athletic Training
Athletic Training Education
Biochemistry
Biological Sciences
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communications
Data Science
Dental Hygiene
Dental Medicine
Education
Educational Leadership
Elementary Education
English
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Global Studies
Health Informatics
Health/Wellness Occupational Studies
History
Lab Sciences
Liberal Studies
Marine Biology
Marine Entrepreneurship
Marine Science
Mathematics
Medical Biology
Medical Biology/Physicians Assistant
Neuroscience
Nurse Anesthesia
Nursing
Nutrition
Occupational Therapy
Ocean Food Systems
Ocean Studies/Marine Affairs
Osteopathic Medicine
Pharmacy
Physical Therapy
Physician Assistant
Political Science
Pre-Dental
Pre-Pharmacy
Psychology
Public Health
Secondary Education
Social Work
Sociology
Sports Management
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Medical Biology/medical Science
  3. Applied Exercise Science

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy

7,483

total students

23%

in-state

77%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

57%

4,275
students

Female
70%
2,980

Male
30%
1,295

43%

3,208
students

Female
71%
2,263

Male
29%
945

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

56%

2,425
students

Female
69%
1,673

Male
31%
752

44%

1,850
students

Female
71%
1,307

Male
29%
543

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
< 1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Hispanic/Latino
51%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

60%

Transfer applicants accepted

42%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

65

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 9
Countries most often represented Canada
Morocco
Russia
South Korea
Spain
Taiwan
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab

International Student Contact

Scott Steinberg
Vice President of University Admissions
800 477-4863
admissions@une.edu

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