StudentsReview :: The University of New England - Comments and Student Experiences
Search for Schools by Region

or within distance of city

Similar Schools
Boston University -- Boston, MA
Columbia University in the City of New York -- New York, NY
George Washington University -- District of Columbia, DC

  Who's got the Best?

Perceptual Rankings:
You Make 'Em.
We Post 'Em.
You Vote 'Em Up.
You Vote 'Em Down.
Aww yeah.

The University of New England

There are 53 Comments


Sort By: [Date] [Major] [Rating]

Select Comments:

Positive Negative Neutral Advice
Worst place ever.Quite BrightBiology
Worst place ever. You are overworked and exhausted all of the time and its practically impossible to maintain a job while attending. Classes are saturated with busy work and ridiculous rules/policies that treat you like a child. Its unbelievably overpriced and genuinely not worth it. The service (especially student financial services) is horrendous and unorganized. They don't keep track of calls nor do they care if they make things harder for you in the long run. They also take forever to complete even the most minimal tasks. The only people who are there that even moderately care about students are the professors. Administration couldn't care less about your experience as long as they are making money off of you. They were also completely unprepared for covid and had no backup policies in place to help students out who were having a difficult time. Everyone was paying full price for barely half of the college experience. Most students didn't even know until a few days before classes started how exactly the hybrid model would work. And if you chose to withdraw after finding out, they have an 80 20 policy and will still charge to 20% of the semester along with other service fees even though you only attended a single day of class. They are a terrible, money hungry business that cares very little about students. Don't go here.
1st Year Female -- Class 1924
Campus Aesthetics: A-, Education Quality: F
Rate this comment:
Useless (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) Helpful
The faculty and staff at this school atQuite BrightBiology
The faculty and staff at this school at the worst. The people in the financial office and the registrar are literally the worst I have ever met. You will pay for shit you don't benefit from- they hide charges in your bill and denied any plea I made against it in the most snotty ass way. I hate this fucking school and I am so glad I am out.
1st Year Female -- Class 2018
Rate this comment:
Useless (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) Helpful
I Actually Transferred into this school from anotherSuper BrilliantBiology
I Actually Transferred into this school from another school that had an articulation agreement with UNE and trust me, that is the way to go. What you read in the other reviews are absolutely true, campus life is a bore, Biddeford is one of the worst cities in Maine (Although Portland is an amazing city only ten minutes away, and UNE has it's own shuttle that will take you there) and the curriculum is very difficult. So if you're young and only thirsty for the college experience, than this is simply not the place for you. However, if you're dedicated, ambitious, and serious about learning, then there isn't a better university on the east coast than UNE.
4th Year Female -- Class 2017
Education Quality: A+, Friendliness: F
Rate this comment:
Useless (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) Helpful
The University of New England
Compare UNESave UNE

StudentsReview Advice!

• What is a good school?
• Statistical Significance
• How to choose a Major
• How to choose your Career
• What you make of it?
• How Ivy League Admissions works
• On the Student/Faculty Ratio

• FAFSA: Who is a Parent?
• FAFSA: Parent Contribution
• FAFSA: Dream out of reach

• College Financial Planning
• Survive College and Graduate
• Sniffing Out Commuter Schools
• Preparing for College: A HS Roadmap
• Talking to Your Parents about College.
• Is a top college worth it?
• Why is college hard?
• Why Kids Aren't Happy in Traditional Schools
• Essential College Tips
Ah, college. Considered by many to be the time of a young person's lif... more→
• Cost of College Increasing Faster Than Inflation
According to NPR, the cost of college... more→
• For parents filling out the FAFSA and PROFILE (from a veteran paper slinger)
Just so you know, filling out these forms is a lot more than penciling... more→
• How to choose the right college?
My name is Esteban Correa. I am currently a second year INTERNATIONAL ... more→
• Create The Right Career Habits Now
Getting ahead in your career can be easier if you make the choice to b... more→

• Senior Year (Tips and experience)
It's the end of junior year and everyone is anticipating the arrival o... more→
• Informational Overload! What Should I Look For in a College or University?
We are in an instant information age, where you can find almost anythi... more→
• Personality Type and College Choice
Personality type is something very important to consider when deciding... more→
• A Free Application is a Good Application
As a senior finishing her scholastic year, I feel that it is my duty ... more→

• College Academic Survival Guide
The leap from high school to college academics is not an insignificant... more→
• Getting Involved: The Key to College Happiness
As a tour guide, the absolute, most frequently asked question I got wa... more→
• Choose a Path, Not a Major
Unless you're one of the fortunate souls who's already found their cal... more→
• The Scoop on State Schools
A recent college graduate, I vividly remember touring campuses as a p... more→

• The Purpose of a Higher Education
You are one of the millions of people this year applying for admission... more→
• The Importance of Choosing the Right College Major (2012)
One of the most important academic choices you'll make while in colleg... more→
• How to choose a college major
I was not sure what college major to choose. When you are in your late... more→
• How to guarantee your acceptance to many colleges
Are your grades are not what you think they should be from high school... more→

• Nailing the College Application Process
College applications seem to always be put on top of students procrast... more→
• What to do for a Successful Interview
Interviews seem to become more commonplace in every facet of life as o... more→
• I Don't Know Where to Start (General College Advice)
Preparing for college is a difficult time for every student and it?s o... more→
• Attitude and Dress Code for an Interview (General College Advice)
An interview is something we all have to go through when we get a job... more→

• Starting College (General College Advice)
College is a huge milestone in your life. You?ve seen the castle like ... more→
• Boston Apartment lease: Watch out!

Are you a student and about to sign the very first lease in your li... more→

• What college is right for you?
When thinking about their choices for colleges, many students and pare... more→