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Colleges / University of New England

University of New England

Biddeford, ME 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate90%
Acceptance Rate90%

University of New England Academics

University of New England requires a minimum of 120 credits to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. University of New England accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, University of New England has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 66% of students who start college at University of New England graduate within six years.

University of New England offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No
Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: University of New England may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Will I Take At University of New England?

University of New England has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement

Students do not have to take a computer class.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math true
Science true
Computer No

Reminder: Check with University of New England directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at University of New England

When choosing a major, University of New England students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at University of New England.

Student Designed Majors

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.

Senior Projects

University of New England does not require a senior project for all students.

Double Majoring at University of New England

University of New England offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Declaring a double major may mean taking more courses, but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.


Frequently Asked Questions About University of New England


Does University of New England Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

✅ University of New England does offer services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does University of New England Have An Online Program?

✅ University of New England has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does University of New England Offer AP Credit?

✅ University of New England offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does University of New England Have An Honors Program?

✅ University of New England offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at University of New England.

Does University of New England Require Internships?

🟨 University of New England does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.


Additional Information About University of New England


University of New England Library

The main library on campus is the Jack S. Ketchum Library and there is one other library on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at University of New England

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

University of New England offers these dual degree programs:

•Physician assistant, athletic training

ROTC

What is ROTC?

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Does University of New England have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

University of New England has an Army ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at University of New England include:

•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

Keep Reading About University of New England

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University of New England Majors & Subject Areas

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

6,642

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

90%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$40,950

Out-of-State

$40,950

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Feb 15
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