UNE is a nonprofit private university that has a large selection of majors available for students to choose from. The school is located in Biddeford, Maine, in a predominantly urban area. Enrollment at UNE is nearly 5,200 annually.
Areas of study available at UNE include but are not limited to:
- Health And Clinical Professions
- Biological And Biomedical Sciences
- Public Administration And Social Services
The admissions process begins with the submission of an application, student records, and test scores, which are then reviewed by admissions officials. A SAT or ACT exam may be required prior to applying, with scores between 960 to 1160 on the SAT and between 21 to 26 for the ACT exam is typical among students accepted to University of New England. UNE has an admissions rate of 82% of which only 21% chose to attend. For additional information about admissions, simply complete the form on this page or call UNE to learn more.
The cost of tuition is nearly $34,000, but may change from year to year. Students are encouraged to use the school's price of attendance calculator to better estimate their personal tuition costs. Some students at University of New England may be eligible for financial aid, which is generally offered as scholarships, grants, and loans.
The University of New England Nor'Easters participate in a number of athletic programs, within the NCAA organization. Available athletic programs offered may include but not limited to:
- Basketball (NCAA Division III)
- Field Hockey (NCAA Division III)
- Golf (NCAA Division III)
- Ice Hockey (NCAA Division III)
Admission Requirements & Details
The admission details below may give an overview of the applicants University of New England accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
Total enrollment at University of New England is around 7,800 students. The student body is made up of 49% undergraduate students and 8% graduate students.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Tuition is estimated to be around $37,000 per year for in-state and nonresident students
- Per unit charges are around $1,300 for part time students
- The average estimated cost for room and board is listed to be around $16,000, the amount includes seventeen meals each week
Financial Aid Details
The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||100%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||100%||$17,884|
|Receiving Student Loans||85%||$11,160|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo support students and graduates, University of New England may provide student services like:
- Online course work available
- Remedial courses
- Academic counseling for students
- Work study style employment
- Employment search assistance
University of New England has an overall graduation rate which is approximately 60%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||43%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||7%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||1%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
Campus: University of New England - Portland Campus
- Dental Hygienist Program
- Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) Program
- Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
- Occupational Therapy (OT) Program
- Pharmacy (Pharm. D.) Program
Campus: University of New England
- Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) Program
- * Accredited by the American Osteopathic Association, Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (since 1982)
- Graduate Level Public Health (Outside School of Public Health) Program
- * Accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (since 2011)
University of New England is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division III (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Basketball (Commonwealth Coast Conference)
- Field Hockey
- Ice Hockey
- Track and Field, X-Country
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by University of New England by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
English Language and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Public Administration and Social Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Other 4-Year Private Colleges
The list of schools below have been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to University of New England.
- University of New Hampshire at Manchester in Manchester, NH (63 miles away)
- Framingham State College in Framingham, MA (96 miles away)
- Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts in North Adams, MA (147 miles away)
- Eastern Connecticut State University in Willimantic, CT (152 miles away)
- University of Maine at Machias in Machias, ME (169 miles away)
Also, check out our college lists below, which can help students compare schools to one another:
- Visit the main Maine colleges & universities profile page
- Find out what other private colleges are located in Maine
Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact University of New England for official up-to-date information.