University of New England Accreditation Information

 

Institutional Accreditation


New England Association of Schools and Colleges, 
Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (NEASC)
Date of Initial Accreditation: 1966
Last Accrediting Review: April 2017
Next Accreditation Review: Spring 2027
Current Status: Accredited

State of Maine Accreditation   


Education and Educational Leadership:
Maine Department of Education
Last Accrediting Review: 2016         
Next Full Accreditation Review: Fall 2020
Current Status: Accredited

Nursing:
Maine State Board of Nursing (MSBON)
Previous Notification of Accreditation: Fall 2010
Last Accrediting Review: March 2015
Next Site Visit: March 2023
Current Status: Accredited

Specialized Accreditation


Athletic Training:
Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
Initial Accreditation: October 2003
Last Accrediting Review: 2014-2015
Next Full Accreditation Review: 2018-2019
Current Status: Accredited       

Business Administration:
Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
Initial Accreditation: April 2008
Last Accrediting Review: May 2014
Last Interim Review: February 2016
Next Full Accreditation Review: 2018-2019
Current Status: Accredited

Dental Hygiene:
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA)
Initial Accreditation: July 27, 1963
Last Accrediting Review: Fall 2016
Next Full Accreditation Review: 2023
Current Status: Accredited

Dental Medicine:
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA)
Initial Accreditation: August 2012
Last Accrediting Review: April 2017
Next Full Accreditation Review: April 2024
Current Status: Accredited

Nurse Anesthesia:
Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA)
Initial Accreditation: September 1, 1970*
Last Accrediting Review: May 2011
Interim Review: Spring 2016
Next Accreditation Review: Spring 2021
Current Status: Accredited

Nursing:
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
Initial Accreditation: December 1, 1984*
Last Accrediting Review: 2010
Last Interim Review: Spring 2012
Next Full Accreditation Review: 2017-2018
Current Status: Accredited

Occupational Therapy:
American Occupational Therapy Association, 
Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)

Initial Accreditation: January 1, 1985
Last Accrediting Review: 2014-2015
Next Accreditation Review: 2024-2025  
Current Status: Accredited

Osteopathic Medicine:
American Osteopathic Association (AOA),
Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA)

Initial Accreditation: July 1, 1982*
Last Accrediting Review: November 2010
Next Full Accreditation Review: 2017-2018
Current Status: Accredited

Pharmacy:
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)
Initial Accreditation: 2013
Last Accrediting Review: June 2015
Next Full Accreditation Review: Spring 2019
Current Status: Accredited   

Physical Therapy:
American Physical Therapy Association, 
Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)

Initial Accreditation: May 11, 1984*
Last Accrediting Review: May 2012
Next Full Accreditation Review: 2021-2022
Current Status: Accredited

Physician Assistant:
Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA)
Initial Accreditation: Provisional, 1996; Full, 1998
Last Accrediting Review and Site Visit: 2016
Next Site Visit and Accreditation Review: September 2026
Current Status: Accredited   

Public Health:
Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)
Initial Accreditation: October 2011
Last Accrediting Review: 2016-2017
Next Accreditation Review: 2018-2019
Current Status: Probationary 

Social Work:
Commission on Accreditation (COA) of the Council of Social Work Education (CSWE)
Initial Accreditation: 1990
Last Accrediting Review: 2017-2018
Next Full Accreditation Review: 2026
Current Status: Accredited   

* Estimated date

Other Memberships

  • The UNE Applied Exercise Science program is approved and endorsed by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), Education Recognition Program (ERP).
  • The Health Informatics program is an approved education partner by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS).

Notices

Most programs offered at the University of New England have been approved for the training of veterans under the auspices of the Veterans Administration, and graduates of the University meet the educational requirements for officer candidacy in all branches of the armed forces.

The University is authorized under federal law to enroll non-immigrant alien students.

The University holds, among others, memberships in: the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; the Maine Consortium of Health Professionals; the Council of Independent Colleges and Universities; the National Association of College Auxiliary Services; the College Entrance Examination Board; the National Collegiate Athletic Association; the National Association of College Admissions Counselors; the New England Association of College Admissions Counselors; the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers; the National Association of College and University Business Officers; the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine; and the Greater Portland Alliance of Colleges and Universities.

The financial requirements of the University, changing costs, and other matters may require an adjustment of charges and expenses listed herein. The University reserves the right to make such adjustments to charges and expenses as may from time to time be necessary in the opinion of the Board of Trustees, up to the date of registration for a given academic term. The applicant acknowledges this reservation by the submission of an application for admission or by registration.

The University of New England reserves the right in its sole judgment to make changes of any nature in its programs, calendar, or academic schedule whenever it is deemed necessary or desirable, including changes in course content, the rescheduling of classes with or without extending the academic term, canceling of scheduled classes or other academic activities, in any such case giving such notice thereof as is reasonably practicable under the circumstances.

While each student may work closely with an academic advisor, he or she must retain individual responsibility for meeting requirements in this catalog and for being aware of any changes in provisions or requirements.

The University of New England does not discriminate in admission or access to, or treatment of employment in, its programs and activities on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, color, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, veteran status or disabling condition in violation of federal or state civil rights laws of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Inquiries or concerns may be addressed to the Human Resources Office.

Notice and Responsibilities Regarding this Catalog

This Catalog documents the academic programs, policies, and activities of the University of New England for the 2018-2019 academic year. The information contained herein is accurate as of date of publication April 27, 2018.

The University of New England reserves the right in its sole judgment to make changes of any nature in its programs, calendar, or academic schedule whenever it is deemed necessary or desirable, including changes in course content, the rescheduling of classes with or without extending the academic term, canceling of scheduled classes or other academic activities, in any such case giving such notice thereof as is reasonably practicable under the circumstances.

While each student may work closely with an academic advisor, he or she must retain individual responsibility for meeting requirements in this catalog and for being aware of any changes in provisions or requirements.

This website uses cookies to understand how you use the website and to improve your experience. By continuing to use the website, you accept the University of New England’s use of cookies and similar technologies. To learn more about our use of cookies and how to manage your browser cookie settings, please review our Privacy Notice.