University of New England: Narrative Description
UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND P-3
Hills Beach Rd.
Biddeford, ME 04005-9526
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.une.edu/
Independent, comprehensive, coed. Awards associate, bachelor's, master's, and first professional degrees and post-master's certificates. Founded 1831. Setting: 410-acre small town campus. Endowment: $20.9 million. Research spending 2003-04: $1 million. Educational spending 2003-04: $8976 per student. Total enrollment: 3,327. Faculty: 271 (134 full-time, 137 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 12:1. 1,717 applied, 91% were admitted. 16% from top 10% of their high school class, 41% from top quarter, 80% from top half. Full-time: 1,414 students, 77% women, 23% men. Part-time: 281 students, 74% women, 26% men. Students come from 35 states and territories, 3 other countries, 57% from out-of-state, 0.2% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 1% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.2% international, 13% 25 or older, 61% live on campus, 9% transferred in. Retention: 68% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: health professions and related sciences; biological/life sciences; education. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, co-op programs and internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study at Greater Portland Alliance of Colleges and Universities. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army (c).
Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, electronic application, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, SAT or ACT. Recommended: interview. Required for some: interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.
Costs Per Year:
Application fee: $40. Comprehensive fee: $29,070 includes full-time tuition ($20,225), mandatory fees ($690), and college room and board ($8155). Room and board charges vary according to housing facility. Part-time tuition: $725 per credit.
Orientation program. Social organizations: 44 open to all. Most popular organizations: Student Government, Outing Club, Campus Programming Board, Earth's Eco, Dance Team. Major annual events: homecoming, Jam Fest, Winter Fest. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. College housing designed to accommodate 881 students; 909 undergraduates lived in college housing during 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required through junior year. Options: coed, women-only housing available. Ketchum Library plus 1 other with 142,181 books, 6,281 microform titles, 2,443 serials, 9,879 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $1.6 million. 150 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.
On the Saco River, the University of New England is located outside the small City of Biddeford (pop. 25,000) on the coast of Southern Maine, two hours from Boston and 25 minutes from Portland, Maine's largest city. Part-time work is available for students. Biddeford city services include hospital, churches, library, and Chamber of commerce. Recreational facilities good, with beaches of Biddeford Pool, Kennebunk, and Old Orchard; golf, fishing, swimming, skiing, are within easy reach.
"University of New England: Narrative Description." College Blue Book. . Encyclopedia.com. (February 24, 2019). https://www.encyclopedia.com/education/news-and-education-magazines/university-new-england-narrative-description
"University of New England: Narrative Description." College Blue Book. . Retrieved February 24, 2019 from Encyclopedia.com: https://www.encyclopedia.com/education/news-and-education-magazines/university-new-england-narrative-description
Encyclopedia.com gives you the ability to cite reference entries and articles according to common styles from the Modern Language Association (MLA), The Chicago Manual of Style, and the American Psychological Association (APA).
Within the “Cite this article” tool, pick a style to see how all available information looks when formatted according to that style. Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list.
Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia.com cannot guarantee each citation it generates. Therefore, it’s best to use Encyclopedia.com citations as a starting point before checking the style against your school or publication’s requirements and the most-recent information available at these sites:
Modern Language Association
The Chicago Manual of Style
American Psychological Association
- Most online reference entries and articles do not have page numbers. Therefore, that information is unavailable for most Encyclopedia.com content. However, the date of retrieval is often important. Refer to each style’s convention regarding the best way to format page numbers and retrieval dates.
- In addition to the MLA, Chicago, and APA styles, your school, university, publication, or institution may have its own requirements for citations. Therefore, be sure to refer to those guidelines when editing your bibliography or works cited list.