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University of New England
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  • 4 Year
  • BIDDEFORD, ME

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Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade B
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade C minus
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade C
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade C minus
  11. Student Life
    grade C
  12. Safety
    grade B

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UNE is a private university located in Biddeford, Maine in the Portland, ME Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,425 undergraduate students. The UNE acceptance rate is 84%. Popular majors include Nursing, Health Service Preparatory Studies, and Biomedical Sciences and Molecular Medicine. Graduating 68% of students, UNE alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $36,400.

About

11 HILLS BEACH RD
BIDDEFORD, ME 04005
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Commonwealth Coast Conference

University of New England Rankings

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UNE Admissions

Acceptance Rate
84%
Application Deadline
February 15
SAT Range
1040-1230
ACT Range
21-27
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$34,198 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$21,145 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
82%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 56 responses
53%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 62 responses
50%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 62 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    4%
  • On Campus
    54%
  • Online
    42%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,425 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,850
Undergrads Over 25
4%
Pell Grant
26%
Varsity Athletes
20%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 46 responses
  • Well-rounded
    28%
  • Friendly
    24%
  • Athletic
    17%
  • Chill
    17%
  • Nice but naïve and immature; not cultured
    7%
  • Uptight
    4%
  • Outgoing
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
93%
Poll
88%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 73 responses
Poll
61%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 92 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 47 responses
  • Supportive
    32%
  • Communal
    21%
  • Unique
    19%
  • Boring
    17%
  • Home away from home
    4%
  • Unsupportive
    4%
  • Fast-paced
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$46,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
68%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
96%
National
83%
92%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 36 responses

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