Resources › For Students and Parents University of New England Admissions SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Graduation Rate, & More Share Flipboard Email Print University of New England College of Pharmacy in Portland. BMRR / Wikimedia Commons For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated August 05, 2017 University of New England Description: Founded in 1831, the University of New England has two primary locations -- a 540-acre campus in Biddeford, Maine, and a 41-acre campus on the outskirts of Portland. The Biddeford campus is home to the College of Arts and Sciences while the Portland campus houses the College of Pharmacy and the Westbrook College of Health Professions. The Biddeford campus has over 4,000 feet of ocean front property. Undergraduates can choose from more than 30 majors, and the university has notable strengths in biological and health-related fields. Academics are supported by a 17 to 1 student / faculty ratio. In athletics, the UNE Nor'easters compete in the NCAA Division III Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) and The Commonwealth Coast Conference (TCCC). The university fields six men's and eight women's intercollegiate sports. Admissions Data (2016): University of New England Acceptance Rate: 83%GPA, SAT and ACT Graph for UNE AdmissionsTest Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: 470 / 570SAT Math: 470 / 580SAT Writing: - / -What these SAT numbers meanCompare SAT scores for Maine CollegesACT Composite: 21 / 26ACT English: 20 / 25ACT Math: 20 / 26What these ACT numbers meanCompare ACT scores for Maine Colleges Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 8,263 (4,247 undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 25% Male / 75% Female56% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $35,630Books: $1,400 (why so much?)Room and Board: $13,250Other Expenses: $2,750Total Cost: $53,030 University of New England Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 100%Loans: 84%Average Amount of AidGrants: $18,329Loans: $12,056 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Dental Hygiene, Exercise Science, Health Sciences, Marine Biology, Medical Biology, Nursing, Psychology Graduation and Retention Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 81%4-Year Graduation Rate: 53%6-Year Graduation Rate: 59% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Basketball, Track and Field, Soccer, Cross CountryWomen's Sports: Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball, Swimming, Field Hockey, Basketball, Track and Field, Cross Country Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics If You Like the University of New England, You May Also Like These Schools: University of Maine: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphQuinnipiac University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphUniversity of Vermont: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphRoger Williams University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphPlymouth State University: Profile Endicott College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphSacred Heart University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphBoston University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphNortheastern University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphUniversity of New Hampshire: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphUniversity of Connecticut: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphBoston College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT Graph University of New England Mission Statement: mission statement from the UNE website "The University of New England provides students with a highly integrated learning experience that promotes excellence through interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation in education, research, and service."