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University of New England Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into University of New England

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
80.7%
Admission Difficulty for University of New England
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into University of New England and can I get accepted? The school has a 81% acceptance rate. Last year, 4,107 out of 5,087 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 average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 41 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

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1110-1280
Applicants Submitting SAT
93%
SAT Scores for University of New England
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 570
SAT Math 25th 540
SAT Composite 25th 1110
SAT Scores for University of New England
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 660
SAT Math 75th 620
SAT Composite 75th 1280
Average SAT Score 1200

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 39 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1110 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 1020. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1200 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 93 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of New England admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1280 and Above Good >88%
1195 to 1280 Avg + 81%-88%
1110 to 1195 Avg - 71%-81%
1025 to 1110 Reach 60%-71%
Less than 1025 Low <60%
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University of New England ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
21-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
19%
ACT Scores for University of New England
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 20
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for University of New England
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
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 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. 19 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of New England.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of New England admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >89%
23 to 26 Avg + 81%-89%
21 to 23 Avg - 74%-81%
19 to 21 Reach 65%-74%
Less than 19 Low <65%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.26
Typical High School Grades
B

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. 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 81% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted University of New England students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 14% Good
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

Admission Statistics

University of New England admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,456 1,631 5,087
Accepted 2,817 1,290 4,107
Acceptance Rate 82% 79% 81%
Enrolled 426 225 651
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 15% 17% 16%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of New England and what considerations affect admission decisions?

University of New England Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of New England
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
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.