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University of New England Admission Requirements

Biddeford, Maine

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Chances of getting into University of New England

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
87%
Admission Difficulty for University of New England
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Unavailable 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into University of New England and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at University of New England is 87%.  It ranks #10 in Maine for lowest rate of acceptance. University of New England is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 4,226 out of 4,843 applicants were admitted.

University of New England typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.39. 13% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The University of New England application fee is $40 and applications are due by May 1.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required or recommended by University of New England.

University of New England SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT 
91%
SAT Scores for University of New England
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for University of New England
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

University of New England ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT 
16%
ACT Scores for University of New England
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for University of New England
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

University of New England GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.39
Typical High School Grades 
B+

What GPA do you need to get into University of New England?

Applicants require 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 3.39 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 3.39 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as University of New England accepts 87% of all applicants.

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High School GPA's for admitted University of New England students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 2.0% Good
3.75 to 3.99 21.0% Good
3.50 to 3.74 20.0% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 24.0% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 18.0% Reach
2.50 to 2.99 14.0% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 1.0% Low
1.00 to 1.99 0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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Admission Statistics

University of New England admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,382 1,461 4,843
Accepted 2,942 1,284 4,226
Acceptance Rate 87% 88% 87%
Enrolled 385 179 564
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 13% 14% 13%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
May 1, 2023
Days left to Apply
150

Applicants have 150 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on May 1, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to University of New England is $40.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of New England and what student information is used for admission decisions?

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

FAQs

Does University of New England prefer SAT or ACT?

91% of students submit their SAT scores to University of New England. 16% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into University of New England?

87% of those who apply are granted admission to University of New England. Admission competition is and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.