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University of New England

Biddeford, ME 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate96%

About University of New England

The University of New England is a private, top-ranked university offering flagship programs in the health and life sciences, as well as degrees in business, education, the social sciences, and humanities. UNE's three beautiful campuses in Biddeford and Portland, Maine, and Tangier, Morocco, are home to an active and close-knit student community engaged in rigorous academic experiences. Innovation drives UNE each day. In state-of-the-art facilities in Maine, Morocco, and around the world, research, hands-on learning, interdisciplinary engagement, and global awareness empower the next generation of leaders for New England and beyond.

University of New England is a private, nonprofit university in the town of Biddeford, Maine. University of New England was founded in 1831. The university currently enrolls around 6,434 students per year, including 3,718 undergraduate students.

University of New England Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into University of New England. Around 96% of applicants get into University of New England each year. In 2022, 4,941 students applied to University of New England and 4,757 were admitted.

University of New England Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 96%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate 94%
Average GPA 3.4
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 94%

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University of New England is located in Biddeford, Maine,.

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11 Hills Beach Road Biddeford, ME 04005-9526

Campus Setting: Small Town

University of New England Application Deadline

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Feb 15

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of New England is Feb 15.

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Wondering what life at University of New England is like? There are approximately 6,434 students enrolled at University of New England, including 3,718 undergraduate students and 2,716 graduate students. 61% percent of students attend school full-time, 24% percent are from ME and 76% percent of students are from other states.


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