University of New England Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into University of New England
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into University of New England and can I get accepted? The school has a 80% acceptance rate ranking it #10 in Maine for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,979 out of 4,985 applicants were admitted making University of New England an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 50 percent. University of New England typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 16% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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University of New England SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT91%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||530|
|SAT Math 25th||520|
|SAT Composite 25th||1050|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||620|
|SAT Math 75th||620|
|SAT Composite 75th||1240|
|Average SAT Score||1150|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of New England?
University of New England typically requires applicants to be in the top 51 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1050 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 950. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1150 out of 1600. The school ranks #3 in Maine for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 91 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1240 and Above||Good||>87%|
|1145 to 1240||Avg +||80%-87%|
|1050 to 1145||Avg -||70%-80%|
|955 to 1050||Reach||58%-70%|
|Less than 955||Low||<58%|
University of New England ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT16%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||19|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||20|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||25|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||26|
|Average ACT Score||23|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into University of New England?
Admission data indicates that University of New England regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 23 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #4 in Maine for highest average ACT composite score. 16 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of New England.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|26 and Above||Good||>87%|
|23 to 26||Avg +||80%-87%|
|20 to 23||Avg -||70%-80%|
|17 to 20||Reach||58%-70%|
|Less than 17||Low||<58%|
Avg. High School GPA3.26
Typical High School GradesB
You will need above average high school grades to get into University of New England. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of New England was 3.26 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #4 in Maine for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.26 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as University of New England accepts 80% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||21%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||19%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||20%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||20%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||6%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||15%||18%||16%|
What are the requirements for admission to University of New England and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=161457 IPEDS survey data for University of New England.
Frequently Asked Questions
91% of students submit their SAT scores to University of New England. 16% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
80% of those who apply are granted admission to University of New England. Admission competition is and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1050 and 1240. 91% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.