University of New England is on a 540-acre campus in the small town setting of Biddeford, Maine.
There are many activities and organizations for University of New England students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.
Interested in Greek life? University of New England does not have fraternities or sororities.
University of New England has the Student Government. In fact, more students participate in the Student Government than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at University of New England include Outing Club, Campus Programming Board, Earth's Eco and Dance Team.
The University of New England community comes together each year for Homecoming, Jam Fest and Winter Fest.
This table offers information on housing at University of New England.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for junior|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||62%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||1,619|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||1,371|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||38%|
University of New England offers on-campus housing. Students are required to live on campus through junior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of University of New England students live on campus. In 2022, 62% of undergrads at University of New England lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 38% of students lived off-campus or commuted to University of New England. There are 1,619 spots available in on-campus housing for all 3,671 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 1,371 students chose to live on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
University of New England offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At University of New England there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at University of New England:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Ice Hockey||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Lacrosse||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
University of New England is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The University of New England campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
University of New England offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit University of New England, take Interstate 95 to Biddeford, ME. If you need to fly, book your flight to Portland International Jetport airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore University of New England's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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