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University of New England

Biddeford, ME

At A Glance

Main Address

11 Hills Beach Rd

Biddeford, ME 04005-9526

www.une.edu

Admission Office

11 Hills Beach Road

Biddeford, ME 04005

(207) 283-0170

Fax : (207) 602-5900

admissions@une.edu

Contact : Scott Steinberg

Vice President of University Admissions

Type of School

Medium

Private

university

4-year school

Coed

Regionally Accredited

New England Association of Colleges and Schools

College Board Member

College Board Code: 3751

Quick Facts

Percentage of students graduating within 6 years : 68.0%

Total undergraduates : 4,275

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 712

Average financial aid package : $25,161.00

In-State Tuition : $38,750.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $38,750.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Bachelor's

Master's

Doctoral

Setting

Small City (50-250k)

Suburban

Residential campus

Deadlines

Admission

Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : --

Housing deposit due : May 1

Early Decision And Action

Early action application due : --

College will notify student of early action admission by : --

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : --

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : --

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Student-faculty ratio : 13 to 1

Degrees Offered in : Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral degrees

Graduating in 6 years : 68.0%

Returning for sophomore year : 82.0%

Accreditation and Associations

New England Association of Colleges and Schools

Regionally Accredited

College Board Member

Most Popular Majors

Bachelor's
Health Professions : 45.0%
Biology : 24.0%
Parks And Recreation : 10.0%
Business/Marketing : 5.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Agriculture & Related Sciences
Aquaculture B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Animal Behavior and Ethology B
Biochemistry B
Biology/Biological Sciences, General B M
Biomedical Sciences, General B
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography B M
Neuroscience B

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Business Administration and Management, General B
Business/Corporate Communications, General B
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies B

Education
Art Teacher Education B
Education, General B M
Educational Leadership and Administration, General D M
Elementary Education and Teaching B
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels B M

English Language, Literature & Letters
English Language and Literature, General B

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences
Human Nutrition B M

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Athletic Training/Trainer B M
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist B
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General B
Health and Wellness, General B
Medical Informatics B M
Nurse Anesthetist M
Occupational Therapy/Therapist M
Physical Therapy/Therapist D
Physician Assistant M
Pre-Dentistry Studies B
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies B
Pre-Pharmacy Studies B
Public Health, General B M
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse B

History
History, General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies & Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies B

Mathematics & Statistics
Applied Mathematics B

Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies
Computational Science B
International/Globalization Studies B
Maritime Studies B
Sustainability Studies B

Natural Resources & Conservation
Environmental Science B
Environmental Studies B
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management M

Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies
Exercise Science and Kinesiology B
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management B

Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General B

Psychology
Psychology, General B

Public Administration & Social Services
Social Work B M

Social Sciences
Demography and Population Studies B
Political Science and Government, General B
Sociology B

Visual & Performing Arts
Design and Visual Communications, General B

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Cross-Registration

Double Major

Independent Study

Internships

Student-Designed Major

Teacher Certification

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

Honors Program

Cooperative Education

Liberal Arts/Career Combination

Accelerated Program

Off-Campus Study Options

Study Abroad

Extended Class Availability

Distance Learning

Computer Services

124 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Libraries, Student Center, Dorms

Dorms wired for high speed internet connections

Dorms wired for access to campus-wide network

Wireless network available

Student web hosting available

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Medium-sized

Unique Facilities : science education facility, marine science center, hockey arena

Geographic Location : 15 miles from Portland.

Small City

Suburban

Residential Campus

Total undergraduates : 4,275

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 712

Degree-seeking undergrads : 2,449

Graduate enrollment : 3,208

Student General Information

All students average age : 20

Full time students average age : 20

In state students : 27.0%

Out of state students : 73.0%

Part Time students : 2.0%

Percentage of males : 31.0%

Percentage of females : 69.0%

Race/Ethnicity

Two or more races : 2.0%

Black African American : 2.0%

Asian : 3.0%

Race Ethnicity Unknown : 3.0%

White : 88.0%

Other Activities & Organizations

Student Newspaper : The NorÂ’easter News

Student Newspaper URL : http://noreasternewsune.com/

Housing Policies

First-year students living in college housing : 95.0%

All undergraduates living in college housing : 62.0%

Housing Options

Wellness Housing (alcohol/drug/smoke-free)

Women's Housing

Special Housing For Disabled Students

Theme Housing

Coed Housing

Additional Housing Options

Housing deposit : $200.00

Housing deposit due : May 1

Housing deposit is partially refunded if student does not enroll.

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Nor'easters

Sport Member : NCAA

Sport's Levels Available

Club

Intramural

Intercollegiate

NCAA Division III

Counseling And Wellness

Career counseling

Health services

Personal counseling

Veteran's counselor

Placement services for graduates

Minority students services

Chaplain/spiritual director

Employment services for undergraduates

Alcohol/substance abuse counseling

Financial aid counseling

Adult (re-entering) student services/programs

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Wheelchair Accessibility

Academic Support Programs

Learning center

Reduced course load

Remedial instruction

Study skills assistance

Tutoring

Writing center

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

Y

Choral Groups

N

Concert Band

N

Dance Activity

Y

Drama/Theater

Y

Film Society

N

Fraternities

N

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

Y

Jazz Band

Y

Literary Magazine

Y

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

N

Music Ensembles

Y

Musical Theater

Y

Opera

N

Pep Band

Y

Radio Station

N

Sororities

N

Student Newspaper

Y

Symphony Orchestra

N

Television Station

N

Yearbook

Y

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Baseball

Men's Club

Women's Club

Basketball

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Cheerleading

Men's Club

Women's Club

Cross-Country

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Equestrian

Men's Club

Women's Club

Field Hockey

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's NCAA Division III

Football

Men's Intercollegiate

Golf

Men's Intercollegiate

Men's NCAA Division III

Gymnastics

Men's Club

Women's Club

Handball

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Ice Hockey

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Club

Women's Club

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Lacrosse

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Racquetball

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Rowing (Crew)

Men's Club

Women's Club

Rugby

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Club

Women's NCAA Division III

Sailing

Men's Club

Women's Club

Soccer

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Softball

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's NCAA Division III

Swimming

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Club

Women's NCAA Division III

Tennis

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's Club

Women's Club

Track and Field

Men's Club

Women's Club

Volleyball

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Club

Women's Club

Women's NCAA Division III

Water Polo

Women's Club

Other Sports : Dance


Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: Not reported

Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes

Total applicants : 5,175

Admitted : 4,367

Enrolled : 712

Less selective 84.0% of applicants admitted

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : 2,674

Admitted early action : 2,239

Plan Available for early admission : Early action - not restrictive



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

Very Important

Academic GPA

Recommendations

Important

Rigor of secondary school record

Considered

Alumni Relation

Application Essay

Character/Personal Qualities

Class Rank

Extracurricular Activities

First generation college student

Geographical Residence

Interview

Level of Applicant's Interest

Standardized Test Scores

Volunteer Work

Work Experience

Test Policies for Admission Decisions

Required for some: SAT or ACT

Test Policies for placement

SAT Reasoning Test

ACT

Institution's own exam

SAT score use policy

Highest Section Scores Across Test Dates

Additional requirements for home-schooled students

Special requirements for home-schooled applicants:

(in addition to any polices listed)

Statement describing home school structure and mission

Transcript/record of courses and grades

Other Test Policies

ACT/SAT scores required to apply for the Nursing program, Medical Biology/Pre-Dental Medicine 3+4, Medical Biology/Pre-Medicine 3+4 DO, Homeschooled applicants, International applicants, Applicants with unweighted GPAs less than 2.5 (on 4.0 scale), Applicants with narrative or non-letter grade transcripts.

A note from the college

School achievement is most important. School, community activities considered. Exposure to healthcare careers recommended if seeking admission to health science majors. Rigor of curriculum considered.

GPAs of incoming freshmen

3.5 - 3.74 : 25.0%

3.25 - 3.49 : 22.0%

3.00 - 3.24 : 15.0%

2.50 - 2.99 : 15.0%

2.00 - 2.49 : 3.0%

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

700 - 800 : 4.0%

600 - 699 : 33.0%

500 - 599 : 48.0%

400 - 499 : 15.0%

For the SAT, we don't yet have information on the percent of freshmen in each score range. We'll post that information when it's available in spring 2017.

SAT Math

700 - 800 : 4.0%

600 - 699 : 30.0%

500 - 599 : 51.0%

400 - 499 : 13.0%

300 - 399 : 2.0%

For the SAT, we don't yet have information on the percent of freshmen in each score range. We'll post that information when it's available in spring 2017.

ACT Composite

30 - 36 : 10.0%

24 - 29 : 38.0%

18 - 23 : 46.0%

12 - 17 : 6.0%

ACT Math

30 - 36 : 6.0%

24 - 29 : 35.0%

18 - 23 : 46.0%

12 - 17 : 13.0%

ACT English

30 - 36 : 12.0%

24 - 29 : 29.0%

18 - 23 : 47.0%

12 - 17 : 12.0%

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : Yes

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : Yes

AP credit policy depends on student’s major, school, or program : No

From the college: Qualifying scores necessary to receive credit for advanced placement are recommended by the academic departments and are approved by the University Registrar.

High school Coursework

High School diploma required, GED accepted

Course Name

Required

Recommended

History

1

2

English

4

0

Math

3

4

Science

2

3

Science Lab

2

3

Social Studies

1

2

Foreign Language

0

2

Academic Electives

2

4

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : 84.0% and Percent who submitted ACT scores : 12.0%

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

520 - 610

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

520 - 620

ACT Composite

21 - 27


AP & Admission Policy

From the college: Academic rigor

Exam

Min Score Required

Number of Credits (By semester credits)

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

2-D Art and Design

4

3

ART 106

All

3-D Art and Design

4

3

ART 113

All

Art History

3

3

ARH 210 or ARH 211

All

Biology

4

8

BIO 105 or MAR 105 or BIO 104 and BIO 106

All

Calculus AB

4

4

MAT 190

All

Calculus BC

3

4

MAT 190

All

4

8

MAT 190 and MAT 195

All

Chemistry

3

4

CHE 110

All

4

8

CHE 110 and CHE 111

All

Chinese Language and Culture

3

3

ENG 199

All

Comparative Government and Politics

3

3

PSC 204

All

Drawing

3

3

ART 100

All

English Language and Composition

4

4

ENG 110

All

English Literature and Composition

4

3

ENG 199

All

Environmental Science

3

3

ENV 104

All

European History

3

3

HIS 231

All

French Language and Culture

3

3

FRE 100

All

German Language and Culture

3

3

ENG 199

All

Human Geography

4

3

ENV 200

All

Japanese Language and Culture

3

3

ENG 199

All

Latin

3

3

ENG 198

All

Macroeconomics

3

3

BUEC 203

All

Microeconomics

3

3

BUEC 204

All

Music Theory

3

3

MUS 101

All

Physics B

3

4

PHY 110

All

4

8

PHY 110 and PHY 111

All

Physics C: Mechanics

3

4

PHY 110

All

4

4

PHY 210

All

Psychology

4

3

PSY 105

All

Spanish Language and Culture

3

3

SPA 101

All

Statistics

3

3

MAT 120

All

United States Government and Politics

3

3

PSC 101

All

United States History

3

3

HIS 199

All

World History: Modern

4

3

HIS 276 or HIS 278

All

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exam

Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

American Government

50

3

American Literature

50

3

Analyzing and Interpreting Literature

50

3

Biology

50

4

Calculus with Elementary Functions

50

4

Chemistry

50

4

College Algebra

50

3

English Literature

50

3

French I

50

3

French II

50

3

German I

50

3

German II

50

3

History of United States I

50

3

History of United States II

50

3

Humanities

50

6

Information Systems and Computer Applications

50

3

Introductory Business Law

50

3

Introductory Psychology

50

3

Introductory Sociology

50

3

Principles of Macroeconomics

50

3

Principles of Management

50

3

Principles of Marketing

50

3

Principles of Microeconomics

50

3

Social Sciences and History

50

6

Spanish I

50

3

Spanish II

50

3

Western Civilization I

50

3

Western Civilization II

50

3

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

% of freshmen with need who received financial aid : 100.0%

% Applied for need-based aid : 91.0%

% Judged to have need : 89.0%

% that were offered aid : 89.0%

Average 1st year financial aid package : $25,161.00

Avg non need-based aid : $6,661.00

Avg need-based scholarship or grant award : $8,826.00

Avg need-based loan : $3,015.00

Avg indebtedness at graduation : $52,073.00

Financial Aid Deadlines

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Paul Henderson

Financial aid office phone : (207) 602-2404

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

Part-Time Costs

Cost per credit hour (in-state): $1,320.00

Cost per credit hour (out-of-state): --

Note: These costs are tuition fees only. In some cases, fees and other expenses can be additional.

Financial Aid Policies

This school practices need-blind admissions.

Scholarship Opportunities

UNE Scholarships and UNE Departmental Award: non-need; based on academic qualifications as determined from GPA; must be a full-time undergraduate student and maintain a 2.5 GPA.

Non need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Work Study Programs

Nights

For part-time students

Weekends

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

Installment payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$38,750.00

$38,750.00

$38,750.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$38,750.00

$38,750.00

$38,750.00

Room and board:

$14,410.00

--

--

Books and supplies:

$1,400.00

$1,400.00

$1,400.00

Estimated personal expenses:

$1,400.00

$1,400.00

$1,400.00

Transportation expenses:

$1,350.00

$1,350.00

$2,250.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$57,310.00

$42,900.00

$43,800.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$57,310.00

$42,900.00

$43,800.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: 12

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 1.75

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: 65

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: 65

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: 30

Admission Requirements (Required)

College Transcript(s)

Admission Requirements (Recommended)

Essay or Personal Statement

Interview

Students who applied for transfer

Total students who applied for transfer: 368

Transfers admitted percentage: 60.0%

Transfers admitted: 222

Transfers enrolled percentage: 25.0%

Transfers enrolled: 95

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Spring

Transfers accepted as

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Junior

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Pre-admission transcript evaluation (determination of what courses will transfer)

Special Requirements

--

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: --

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $38,750.00

Room & Board(on-campus): $14,410.00

Room & Board(off-campus): --

Additional estimated expenses: $3,000.00

Costs per credit hour: $1,320.00

Financial Aid

International students eligible for non-need based aid

Total Amount Awarded: $653,991.00

Number of enrolled international undergraduates received aid: 17

Non-resident aliens must submit the following financial aid forms:

Foreign Student Financial Aid Application

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: 79

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

Special International Student Orientation Program

International Student Adviser