Unity College: Narrative Description
UNITY COLLEGE K-6
90 Quaker Hill Rd.
Unity, ME 04988
Web Site: http://www.unity.edu/
Independent, 4-year, coed. Awards associate and bachelor's degrees. Founded 1965. Setting: 265-acre rural campus. Endowment: $2.4 million. Educational spending 2003-04: $5026 per student. Total enrollment: 521. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 13:1. 436 applied, 88% were admitted. 8% from top 10% of their high school class, 29% from top quarter, 60% from top half. Full-time: 515 students, 36% women, 64% men. Part-time: 6 students, 17% women, 83% men. Students come from 21 states and territories, 2 other countries, 62% from out-of-state, 0% Native American, 0.4% Hispanic, 0.4% black, 0% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 8% 25 or older, 66% live on campus, 9% transferred in. Retention: 98% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: natural resources/environmental science; parks and recreation; biological/life sciences. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, co-op programs and internships. Off campus study at The Washington Center. ROTC: Army (c).
Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, electronic application, early admission, early action, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: essay, high school transcript, 2 recommendations. Recommended: minimum 2.0 high school GPA, interview. Required for some: interview. Placement: SAT or ACT recommended. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadlines: Rolling, 1/15 for early action. Notification: 2/1 for early action.
Costs Per Year:
Application fee: $25. Comprehensive fee: $24,310 includes full-time tuition ($16,740), mandatory fees ($940), and college room and board ($6630).
Orientation program. Drama-theater group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 28 open to all. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour patrols. College housing designed to accommodate 306 students; 312 undergraduates lived in college housing during 2003-04. On-campus residence required through sophomore year. Option: coed housing available. Dorothy Webb Quimby Library with 46,000 books, 650 serials, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $266,787. 42 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.
Located on Lake Winnecook, which is three miles long and has excellent fishing, canoeing, and sailing, Unity has several small businesses, two churches, a public library, and several fraternal organizations. Transportation is provided by air and bus lines. The climate is cool.
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