Unity College Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Graduation Rate, & More

Unity Pond, Maine
Unity Pond, Maine. Zebbie's Dad / Flickr

Unity College Admissions Overview:

Unity College has a high acceptance rate--around nine out of every ten applicants were admitted in 2016. Those interested in applying to the school will need to submit an application which can be completed online. Additional required materials include high school transcripts, a letter of recommendation, and a personal essay. SAT and ACT scores are not required. For complete instructions and important dates and deadlines, check out the school's website, or contact the admissions office at Unity.

Admissions Data (2016):

Unity College Description:

Unity College sits on a 225-acre rural campus in the small town of Unity, Maine. Augusta, Freeport, and Rockland are all within an hour's drive. Unity characterizes itself as "America's Environmental College," and the school's interesting curriculum and programs of study show why. Students can major in fields such as Wildlife Biology and Adventure Therapy, and the core curriculum centers on the disciplines that make up Environmental Science. Unity's curriculum is supported by a 12 to 1 student / faculty ratio and an average class size of 18, so students can expect plenty of personal attention. Students can take advantage of internship opportunities in nearly all states and study-abroad options in 23 countries. While Unity students tend to stay fit and active in the great outdoors, they also compete in several intercollegiate and club sports.

Enrollment (2015):

  • Total Enrollment: 665 (all undergraduate)
  • Gender Breakdown: 49% Male / 51% Female
  • 96% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $27,570
  • Books: $500
  • Room and Board: $10,100
  • Other Expenses: $1,310
  • Total Cost: $39,480

Unity College Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 99%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 99%
    • Loans: 86%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $12,991
    • Loans: $9,500

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Conservation Law Enforcement; Parks, Recreation, and Ecotourism; Wildlife Biology

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 72%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 56%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 58%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Cross Country, Track and Field, Basketball, Soccer
  • Women's Sports: Soccer, Volleyball, Track and Field, Cross Country, Basketball

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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Unity College Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www.unity.edu/about-unity/at-a-glance/our-mission

"Through the framework of sustainability science, Unity College provides a liberal arts education that emphasizes the environment and natural resources. Through experiential and collaborative learning, our graduates emerge as responsible citizens, environmental stewards, and visionary leaders."

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