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Study at University of New England

The University of New England, also known as UNE, is an independent, private, coeducational university located in Biddeford, Maine, United States. It was established in the year 1938 as New England University College. It became independent in the year 1954. The main campus spreads across an area over 540 acres. It operates campuses in two Maine coastal cities. UNE offers a wide variety of undergraduate, graduate, and certificate programs in diverse Course Topics. The university offers classes through the following colleges:

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Health Professions
  • College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • College of Pharmacy
The sports teams of UNE are known as the Nor'easters. The college offers various athletic programs and opportunities. It is a member of the NCAA and competes in the Commonwealth Coast Conference and the ECAC.

Profile of University of New England

University of New England is in a small city, in Biddeford, ME. The school is classified as a private, not-for-profit college. Students at University of New England earn degrees up to the Post-Master's certificate.

Course Topics

The most common major fields study at the school include science, medicine, education and teaching, and family and social work.

University of New England Selectivity

University of New England does not admit all applicants. The middle range of verbal SAT scores in 2007 was 470 to 570 for students at the school. While math SAT scores among applicants varied, those accepted commonly had scores between 480 and 580. University of New England attracts a fair number of students from out of state.


Some professors at the school are awarded tenure, allowing the school to retain good faculty members.

Student Enrolment

University of New England, in 2007, had 3, 792 students (3, 407 full-time equivalent). The Student Enrolment at the school is essentially female.

Student Life

Most students at University of New England attend full-time. Dorm living is common. University of New England makes available student meal plans. Athletic teams at the school belong to the Commonwealth Coast Conference for major sports.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"The University of New England is an independent, entrepreneurial institution committed to academic excellence and the enhancement of the quality of life for the people, organizations, and communities it serves. The purpose of the University is to prepare students for meaningful and rewarding careers, lifelong learning, and enlightened lives. The University fosters critical inquiry through a student-centered, academic environment rich in research, scholarship, creative activity, and service while providing opportunities for acquiring and applying knowledge in selected clinical, professional, and community settings. "

University of New England Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Education and Teaching285education courses, educational admin and supervision, elementary school teaching, education, art Education
Medical Support and Technology132dental hygienist, physician assistant, health service and sciences, clinical and medical lab science
Medicine106osteopathic medicine, public health, gerontology
Nursing and Emergency Medicine99registered nursing, nurse anesthetist
Science82biomedical sciences, marine biology, biology, biochemistry
Family and Social Work68social work
Therapy and Counselling45psychobiology, psychology, physical therapy, psychology courses, substance abuse Counselling
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy32occupational therapy, athletic trainer, exercise science, sports and fitness management, health and fitness
Liberal Arts13English, history, sociology, liberal arts and sciences, political science
Agricultural Science and Management6aquaculture
Conservation and Resource Management6environmental science, environmental studies
Business and Management1business management, organizational behavior
Medical administration1health care administration

Contact: University of New England

University of New England

11 Hills Beach Rd

Biddeford, ME 04005

General Phone: (207) 283-0171

http://www.UNE. EDU

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