University of New England

Biddeford, ME

University of New England

Biddeford, ME

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Tuition & Fees

$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
48%
400-499
15%
300-399
1%
700-800
4%
600-699
30%
500-599
51%
400-499
13%
300-399
2%
30-36
10%
24-29
39%
18-23
46%
12-17
6%
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undergraduateRatios

30%

male

70%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

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

4,275

undergraduate students

3,208

graduate students

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Location

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.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 7,483
Established in 1831
Coeducational Coeducational

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.

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Portland International Jetport

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
yes
Students through junior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government
  • Outing Club
  • Campus Programming Board
  • Earth's Eco
  • Dance Team

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Jam Fest
  • Winter Fest
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
33%
500-599
48%
400-499
15%
300-399
1%
700-800
4%
600-699
30%
500-599
51%
400-499
13%
300-399
2%
30-36
10%
24-29
39%
18-23
46%
12-17
6%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $40
Application deadline February 15
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.35

Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,367
Declined 808
Total Received 5,175

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
recommendation(s)
standardized test scores

Important

application essay
rigor of secondary school record

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
first generation
geographical residence
class rank
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

interview
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 9
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$4,797

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $37,390
Room & board $14,410
Additional fees $1,360
Books & supplies $1,400
Other fees $1,400
Total $55,960
Average Financial Aid - $4,797
Total with Avg. Aid $51,163
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for children of alumni yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Ice hockey
Lacrosse
Rugby
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
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 Sports Men

Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Equestrian sports, Gymnastics, Ice hockey, Racquetball, Rugby, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Track and field, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Cheerleading, Equestrian sports, Gymnastics, Ice hockey, Racquetball, Rugby, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Track and field, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Water polo

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Animal Behavior and Ethology
Applied Mathematics, General
Aquaculture
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Corporate Communications
Chemistry, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Computational Science
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Health and Wellness, General
History, General
Human Nutrition
International/Global Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
Mathematics, General
Neuroscience
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Pharmacy Studies
Psychology, General
Public Health, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Sciences, Other
Social Work
Sociology
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

7,483

total students

27%

in-state

73%

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 Facts

Freshman retention rate 82%
Student 4 year graduation rate 63%
Student 5 year graduation rate 4%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Hispanic/Latino
88%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

95

Transfer students enrolled

1%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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