Academic Excellence

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U N E has more than 70 academic programs, more than 40 undergraduate and 32 graduate in 6 colleges and 39 minors

We are Maine's largest private university

13:1 student-faculty ratio

We are the No. 1 provider of healthcare professionals in Maine

We have Maine’s only medical college and physician assistant program and northern New England’s only dental college

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U N E's average class size is 21

92% of our undergraduates participate in clinical rotation, fieldwork, or internship

41% of our undergraduates engage in research with faculty

93% of graduates are employed or continuing higher education within a year of graduating (based on 2016-2018 graduate surveys).

Inspiring Locations

We have 3 beautiful campuses in Maine and Morocco, plus online programs

Our Biddeford, Maine campus offers more than 4,000 feet of scenic shoreline

Portland has been ranked the top New England city to live in by U.S. News & World Report

There are 24 beaches within a 50-mile radius of our campuses

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U N E owns Ram Island, a private one-acre living laboratory in Saco Bay

We have 363 acres of contiguous forest

Student Life and Community

Our students provide more than 10,000 community service hours/year

We have 17 NCAA teams

Students have more than 22 intramural sport opportunities

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U N E students study abroad at 5 times the national avergae

68% of our undergraduate students and 81% of our graduate students are from out of state

Students come from 52 states and territories plus 26 countries

We have more than 90 student clubs and organizations

72% of students are in a club or organization

92% of graduates would recommend UNE to family and friends (Class of 2016 survey)

Financial Prudence

Our students receive an average total award package of $26,000

$40 million awarded annually in institutional scholarships

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98% of U N E undergraduate students receive some type of financial assistance

Our tuition is 16% below the average tuition for private universities in New England

$100 million re-invested into campus and program enhancements in the past five years

UNE's annual economic impact in Maine is greater than $1 billion 

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U N E's student loan default rate of 2.5% is significantly lower thn the average in Maine, 9.7% and nationally, 10.1%

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