University of New England

country rank  489
world rank  1338

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Founded in 1831, University of New England is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Biddeford (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Maine. This institution also has a branch campus in Portland. Officially accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education, University of New England (UNE) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. University of New England (UNE) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 189 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UNE also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym UNE
Founded 1831
Motto Great Questions. Great Answers.
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address 11 Hills Beach Road
Biddeford
04005-9599 Maine
United States
Tel +1 (207) 283 0171
Fax +1 (207) 602 5900
Other locations Portland

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is neither required nor recommended
- Recommendations are recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office Hills Beach Road
Biddeford 04005
(207) 283 0170
800 477 4863

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 600-699
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities II
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority graduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, selective, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of New England's Library
University of New England's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 64,192 physical volumes, 1,652 physical media, 53,822 digital/electronic medium and 259 licensed digital/electronic databases. University of New England's library has 1 branch.
Housing Yes
University of New England provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,547 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Yes

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

New England Commission of Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation

1966


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (AANA)
  • American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021