11 Hills Beach Road Biddeford, ME 04005 207-602-2297
About University of New England
  • Year of Foundation 1831
  • Size of Campus 550 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,736
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 77% 23% 59%OUS
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $22.940
  • Room and Board $9,255
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $40
  • Enrollment No. 1,698
The University of New England (UNE) is an independent, coeducational university with two campuses in Maine: the main campus in Biddeford and another in Portland.In 1939, a boys-only high school and junior college called the College Séraphique was founded in Biddeford by Father Decary and the Franciscan friar of St. Andre's parish.In December 2010, the university received the largest gift in its history -- $10 million from the Harold Alfond Foundation to build the Harold Alfond Athletics Complex on the Biddeford Campus, and to support interprofessional healthcare workforce education.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, other
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Casino Night; Annual Thanksgiving Dinner; Candlelighting; Murder Mystery Dinner; Montreal Trip; Spring Awards; BINGO; Jamfest; Semi-Formal; Variety Show; Family and Friends Weekend; Lock-in; Discover the Arts; Hall Olympics
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies Omicron-Psi National Honor Society, Alpha Chi, Pi Theta, Biological Science, Environmental Studies, Sigma Theta Tau
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Cross Seekers; Inter Varsity Christian Fellowship;
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Diversity Club, Multicultural Advisory Team, Student National Medical Association (SNMA)
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Portland, Maine (18), Boston, MA (100)
  • Distance to nearest train Saco and Portland, Maine (5)
  • Distance to nearest bus Portland, ME (15)
Student Housing
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 1%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (90%), women's dorms (10%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 8
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 30%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 66%
  • College campus housing availability No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 69%
Campus Services
  • Library Facilities The Maine Women Writers Collection on the Westbrook College Campus, designated a national literary landmark, is a pre-eminent special collection of literary, cultural and social history sources by and about women authors, either natives or residents of Mai
  • Number Of Microforms 6,371
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all school buildings and on all school property
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 600
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 143,278
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 85
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 10,532
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 53
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, religious
  • Museums The Art Gallery on the Westbrook College Campus has a permanent collection of paintings, sculptures, drawing and photographs by nationally and internationally famous artists. The gallery services as a venue for an on-going series of exhibitions each year.
  • Number Of Subscriptions 25,063
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help math, writing, study skills
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Computer Courses No
Student Employment and Career
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 495
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Career placment and training internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (UNH)
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 8%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
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