Princeton Review Ranks UNE as a Top College

The Princeton Review 2021 Best 386 CollegesOnce again, UNE has been ranked as a top college in the Princeton Review Best 386 Colleges. This highly selective publication includes only the top 15% of four-year colleges and universities in the United States.

It’s quite an honor to be included in this elite ranking of the nation’s very best colleges and universities.

At UNE, we take great pride in the quality education we provide to our students, and this great ranking from the Princeton Review is a confirmation to us that we’re on the right track.

Students are loving life at UNE – and it’s encouraging to see that our extensive efforts are paying off.

We strive to make UNE a sound investment by providing a superior student-centered experience, good academic value, rigorous coursework, and favorable faculty/student ratios.

The Princeton Review: a prestigious ranking

UNE was selected for the Best 386 Colleges based on its high-quality academic offerings, optimal locations in Maine, Online, and in Morocco, competitive cost, and size.

View UNE’s profile here or click here to see details about the behind The Princeton Review’s ranking methodology. Some standout data points that are considered include data about admission requirements and academic offerings as well as other information about the experiences UNE offers students.

Princeton Review selection criteria

The Best 386 Colleges selects schools on the basis of academic quality, student survey data, and commitment to providing a balanced representation of colleges by region, size, character, and type.

More than 140,000 students participated in the surveys, rating schools on the quality of their academic offerings and administration, campus life, and overall environment.

Survey questions fall into four main categories:

  1. “About Yourself”
  2. “Your School’s Academics/Administration”
  3. “Students”
  4. “Life at Your School”

Click here to read Princeton Review’s full methodology behind their rankings. UNE is proud to be featured on the Princeton Review Best 386 Colleges list, and we are proud to offer our students a great education at an affordable price, to prepare them for rewarding careers.

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