Be a part of the University of New England, a private, top-ranked university offering flagship programs in the health and life sciences, as well as degrees in business, education, the social sciences and the liberal arts. UNE’s three beautiful campuses are home to an active and close-knit student community engaged in rigorous academic experiences.
Innovation drives us each day. In state-of-the-art facilities in Maine, Morocco and beyond, hands-on learning, interdisciplinary engagement and global awareness empower the next generation of leaders for New England and the world.
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EDUCATION FOR AN EVOLVING WORLD
Our education goes beyond training, beyond the classroom and beyond your comfort zone. Our professors include world-class researchers, authors and scholars who will help you reach further. You will work side-by-side with them in the lab, in the field and across the globe.
We offer more than 40 undergraduate and 32 graduate/professional programs in needed, fascinating fields. Whatever path you choose, you will make important connections and have life-changing opportunities.
What do you want to study?
A SOUND INVESTMENT
According to U.S. News & World Report, UNE is one of the "Best Regional Universities in the North." UNE was included in the 2016 edition of The Princeton Review’s Best 380 Colleges guide. In addition to recognition for academic quality, UNE is receiving attention as an outstanding educational investment.
The prestigious Brookings Institution recently ranked UNE the Maine college or university most likely to increase students’ career earnings, and Forbes magazine listed UNE as one of the top American institutions for return on investment.
In the nation for alumni reporting high "Job Meaning," according to PayScale.
of 2014 graduates were employed or accepted into graduate/professional programs within six months of graduating.
of our graduates responsibly manage their student loan obligations.
was UNE’s 2014 ranking among public and private colleges and universities in Maine for 20-year student return on investment, according to PayScale. Nationally, UNE ranked in the top 15%.
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Are you inspired to join the community of students pursuing degrees in our bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral and professional programs? Our Offices of Admissions are here to help you understand the application process and secure financial assistance. Find out more by visiting the admissions pages listed here.
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