UNE

University of New England

, , United States
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  • Total Documents
    415
  • Class Notes
    31
  • Textbook Notes
    0
  • Study Guides
    384
  • Currently Enrolled
    98
  • Previously Enrolled
    105

Overview of University of New England (UNE)

About this school

The University of New England, founded in 1953, is a private, liberal arts institution. Its 550-acre campus is located in Biddeford, 18 miles south of Portland.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:4,423
    • Men:1,112 Men (25.1%)
    • Women:3,311 Women (74.9%)

Location

Admission Information (UNE)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to University of New England is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
4
Science
2
3
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
1
2
History
1
2
Academic Electives
2
4

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: Used for placement ACT: Used for placement

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
11 Hills Beach Road
City, State, Zip
Biddeford, ME 04005-9526
Phone
(207) 283-0170 x2297
Fax
-
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
February 15
Application Fee
$40
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 4 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
December 1
Early Action Notification
Rolling

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 recommended for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
81% of 5,087 applicants were admitted
Women
82% of 3,456 applicants were admitted
Men
79% of 1,631 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
742 (18%) of 4,107 admitted students enrolled
Women
493 (18%) of 2,817 admitted students enrolled
Men
249 (19%) of 1,290 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.35
375 And Above
18%
3.50 - 3.74
25%
3.25 - 3.49
19%
3.00 - 3.24
18%
2.50 - 2.99
17%
2.00 - 2.49
3%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
556 average |510-600 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
2%
• Score 600 - 700
24%
• Score 500 - 600
54%
• Score 400 - 500
18%
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
3%
• Score 600 - 700
31%
• Score 500 - 600
53%
• Score 400 - 500
13%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
24 average |21-26 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
9%
• Score 24 - 29
43%
• Score 18 - 23
45%
• Score 12 - 17
2%
• Score 6 - 11
Not reported
• Score 5 Or Below
Not reported

Tuition & Financial Aid (UNE)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $36,530 (67.32%)
  • Room & Board: - $13,580 (25.03%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,400 (2.58%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,750 (5.07%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


University of New England accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline May 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning February 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002050
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
Not reported
Found To Have Financial Need
Not reported
Received Financial Aid
Not reported
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
Not reported
• Need-Based Gift
Not reported
• Need-Based Self-Help
Not reported
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
Not reported
Found To Have Financial Need
Not reported
Received Financial Aid
Not reported
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
Not reported
• Need-Based Gift
Not reported
• Need-Based Self-Help
Not reported
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Siblings of Current Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction (UNE)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


285

Part-Time Faculty


314

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


34%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 8% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 40% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 33% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 7% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 5% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 5% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 5% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 40% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 55% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
1,515,200
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
91
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


University of New England provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


77.5%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


54.0%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


59.5%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


60.4%

Programs & Majors (UNE)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (38)


  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Animal Behavior and Ethology
  • 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
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • History, General
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
  • Mathematics, General
  • Neuroscience
  • Occupational Therapy/Therapist
  • Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Psychology, Other
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Social Psychology
  • Social Sciences, Other
  • Sociology
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Health professions and related sciences, Biological/life sciences, Parks and recreation

Online Degrees


Physician assistant

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Doctor of Education, Doctor of Osteopathy, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy, Doctor of Dental Medicine, Doctor of Pharmacy

Master's Programs of Study (15)


  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Measurement and Evaluation
  • Ethics
  • Health Education
  • Marine Sciences
  • Nurse Anesthesia
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physician Assistant Studies
  • Reading Education
  • Social Work
  • Special Education
  • Vocational and Technical Education

Campus Life (UNE)

Location & Geography

Population


21,297

Nearest Metropolitan Area


Campus Size


540 acres

Weather


Temperature
11.4 average low in January, 72.7 average high in September
Rain
129 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Bus Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Biddeford
Nearest Train Station
18 mile(s) from campus in Portland

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


65% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through junior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


35%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Nor'easter
School Colors
Royal and gray

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Golf
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Golf
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, racquetball, soccer, softball, table tennis, ultimate Frisbee

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


University of New England offers choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, student government, outing club, campus programming board, earth's eco, dance team

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


2,361

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
4,423
Women
3,311
Men
1,112

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 5.3% Asian
  • 2.4% Black/African-American
  • 0.1% Hispanic/Latino
  • 0.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 67.7% White
  • 22.9% Unknown

International Students


0.3% from 6 countries

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


3,868

Student Resources (UNE)