Unity College

90 Quaker Hill Rd, Unity, United States
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Overview of Unity College

About this school

Unity, founded in 1965, is a private, multipurpose college. Its 235-acre campus is located in Unity, 18 miles east of Waterville.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:704
    • Men:345 (49.0%)
    • Women:359 (51.0%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Unity College 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
4
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
3
-
History
3
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Recommended
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
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
90 Quaker Hill Road
City, State, Zip
Unity, ME  04988
Phone
(207) 509-7100
Fax
(207) 948-6277
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
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
-
Early Action Notification
December 31

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
-
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
89% of 915 applicants were admitted
Women
90% of 542 applicants were admitted
Men
87% of 373 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
230 (28%) of 812 admitted students enrolled
Women
116 (24%) of 489 admitted students enrolled
Men
114 (35%) of 323 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.30
375 And Above
16%
3.50 - 3.74
21%
3.25 - 3.49
11%
3.00 - 3.24
20%
2.50 - 2.99
30%
2.00 - 2.49
2%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
Not reported
• Score 30 - 36
Not reported
• Score 24 - 29
Not reported
• Score 18 - 23
Not reported
• Score 12 - 17
Not reported
• Score 6 - 11
Not reported
• Score 5 Or Below
Not reported

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $28,350 (70.76884672990514%)
  • Room & Board: - $10,400 (25.961058412381426%)
  • Other Expences: - $500 (1.2481278082875686%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $810 (2.0219670494258613%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Unity College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning November 26
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 006858
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
167 (95.4%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
156 (93.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
156 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
21 (13.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
71%
Average Award
$21,099
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 156 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $14,862
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 140 (89.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,950
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 13 (8.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
18 (10.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $10,555

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
641 (91.8%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
584 (91.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
584 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
63 (10.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
72%
Average Award
$20,848
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 584 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $13,718
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 529 (90.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,871
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 37 (6.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
106 (15.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,602

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
24.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
3.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Special achievements/ activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service
Special Characteristics
Children of Educators, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,429

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


Not reported

Part-Time Faculty


Not reported

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


Not reported

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 10% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 47% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 31% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 8% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 3% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 25% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 66% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 9% 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
68,124

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
140
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


Unity College provides hearing impaired services, visually impaired services

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


64.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


66.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (13)


  • Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture
  • Communication and Media Studies, Other
  • Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician
  • Environmental Biology
  • Environmental Science
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
  • Natural Resource Recreation and Tourism
  • Natural Resources Law Enforcement and Protective Services
  • Outdoor Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy
  • Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


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

Study Abroad


Natural resources/environmental science, Biological/life sciences, Communication/journalism, Law/legal studies, Health professions and related sciences, Engineering technologies

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science

Master's Programs of Study (2)


  • Natural Resources
  • Sustainable Development

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


2,099

Nearest Metropolitan Area


300 acres

Environment


Rural community

Campus Size


Weather


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

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
35 mile(s) from campus in Bangor
Nearest Bus Station
18 mile(s) from campus in Waterville
Nearest Train Station
-

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, cooperative housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


70% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


30%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Not available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Not available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
-
Mascot
Ram
School Colors
Black and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Soccer
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Soccer
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
baseball, basketball, cross-country running, golf, ice hockey, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, weight lifting

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Unity College offers choral groups, drama theatre, woodsmen team, ultimate frisbee, outing club

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


694

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
704
Women
359
Men
345

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 1.9% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.9% Asian
  • 0.7% Black/African-American
  • 1.1% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 85.9% White
  • 6.4% Unknown

International Students


Not reported

Average Age


21

Number of Graduate Students


29

Student Resources

Study resources