At a Glance
Student Enrollment Trend
Total 12-month student enrollment at the University of New England for the 2013-2014 Academic Year was 9,679, which includes all degree and non-degree seeking, full-time and part-time, and online students.
That includes 5,468 undergraduate students; 3,002 graduate students; and 1,209 professional students in D.O., Pharm.D., D.P.T. and D.M.D. programs.
In the 2012 Bain Report on "The Financially Sustainable University," which discusses the financial stability and growth of U.S. colleges and universities (classifying them as sound, at risk or unsustainable), the University of New England was ranked “sound” and in the top 13% of institutions in its category.
Chronicle of Higher Education
Fastest growing private nonprofit university offering master's programs in the country, according to The Chronicle of Higher Education
The University of New England is ranked one of the "Best Universities" in the North that offer "a full range of undergraduate and master's programs" in U.S. News & World Report's 2015 edition of "America's Best Colleges." UNE rose 15 spots in the top tier of this category since last year.
Best Graduate Schools
The U.S. News & World Report 2015 Best Graduate Schools guide recognizes several University of New England health sciences and medicine programs. UNE’s programs in Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Nurse Anesthesia and Physician Assistant are cited, as is UNE’s College of Osteopathic Medicine.
UNE also claimed a spot in U.S. News & World Report's rankings for Best Online Graduate Education Programs.
UNE’s Online College of Graduate and Professional Studies also made the Best Masters Programs list of the 50 Most Affordable Online Graduate Schools for Master’s Degrees.
In the nation for alumni reporting high "Job Meaning," according to Payscale.com
A TOP COLLEGE
Forbes magazine placed UNE in the top 650 American degree-granting institutions that provide the highest investment return—high honors considering there are approximately 4,500 colleges and universities in the nation. Forbes compiled the list based on the output and return on investment each institution offers.
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UNE ranking in 20-year student return on investment (ROI) among public and private colleges and universities in Maine according to Payscale.com. Nationally, UNE ranked in the top 15%.