University of New England Rankings

By | April 18, 2020

Located in Biddeford, ME, University of New England is one of the best universities in the state of Maine. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for University of New England in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is University of New England.

Hills Beach Road Biddeford, ME 04005
Phone: (207) 283-0171
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Rankings: University of New England

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Overall Ranking: 81
Score: 37
Peer college rating (out of 5) 2.6
Graduation and retention ranking: 88
Average freshman retention rate: 75.2%
6-year graduation rate: 54.5%
Predicted graduation rate: N/A
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): N/A
Faculty resources ranking: 129
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 45.2%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 4.0%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 13:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 79.4%
Student selectivity ranking: 47
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 950-1160
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 22%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 52%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 77.8%
Financial resources rank: 80
Alumni giving rank: 57
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 14.4%

University of New England History

Essential Facts: University of New England

  • University of New England’s ranking in the 2020 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, #246.
  • University of New England follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 49 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical, Social Work, Education, Nursing, and Medical Assistant.
  • Admissions is somewhat competitive as the UNE acceptance rate is 80%. Graduating 63% of students, UNE alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $36,400.

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 49%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: N/A
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: N/A
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 60%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 87%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? Yes
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, other
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA III
Men’s scholarship sports: N/A
Women’s scholarship sports: N/A
Student activities: dance, drama/theater, literary magazine, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, yearbook