University of New England: Ranking & Review

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Biddeford Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 243 785
Top 5%

University of New England Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate81%79%82%
Enrolled undergraduates651225426
Enrolled total (including graduate students)8,2812,2526,029

4,188 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

4,053 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $40. Application fee for graduates - $40.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores572
Percent of students submitting SAT scores93%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores124
Percent of students submitting ACT scores19%
ACT Composite
ACT English
ACT Math

University of New England Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $54,260 $54,260
Off-campus $51,280 $51,280
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $14,360 and other expenses per full academic year.

University of New England provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 1,519 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $35,240 $35,240
Fees for full-time undergraduates $1,290 $1,290
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $1,240 $1,240
Tuition for Full-time graduates $17,501 $17,501
Fees for full-time graduates $587 $587
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $740 $740

Programs and Degrees

Health Professions and Related Programs 251 285 381 917
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 328 328
Education 9 133 59 201
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 116 4 120
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 66 66
Psychology 29 29
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 26 26
Natural Resources and Conservation 19 19
Social Sciences 10 10
English Language and Literature & Letters 4 4
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 3 3
History 3 3
Mathematics and Statistics 3 3
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 2 2
Physical Sciences 1 1
Visual and Performing Arts
Grand Total5427504401,732

A total of 542 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at University of New England.

At the master's and doctor's level 1,190 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

Graduation rate59%58%59%
  • Full-time retention rate - 78%
  • Part-time retention rate - 0%

General info

Alternative namesUNE
MottoGreat Questions. Great Answers.
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsblue, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff1,132
Instructional FTE390
Research FTE16
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address11 Hills Beach Rd
Biddeford, Maine, 04005-9599
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Midsize
City population10,000 - 50,000
Fax+1 (207) 602 5900

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