The University of New England is Maine’s largest private university, an innovative educational community with two distinctive coastal Maine campuses, a vibrant campus in Tangier, Morocco, and a robust offering of degree and certificate programs online. UNE attracts internationally recognized scholars in the health sciences, life sciences, business, education, the social sciences, and the humanities, allowing both our graduate and undergraduate students to engage in research and scholarship alongside dedicated faculty.
We are home to Maine's only medical and dental schools — part of our comprehensive health education mission built on a pioneering interprofessional approach that also includes pharmacy, nursing, and an array of allied health professions. UNE offers a uniquely cosmopolitan, interdisciplinary academic environment with an emphasis on global engagement and hands-on learning experiences.
As a community, we are committed to creating the future by nurturing well-rounded scholars and professionals who can adapt, prosper, and lead in a rapidly evolving world.
The University of New England is an independent non-profit institution.
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UNE student Jessica White (Biochemistry and Applied Mathematics, ’19) attended the United Nations Framework on Climate Change Convention 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP23) in...
On February 10, the UNE Dance Team hosted a clinic for children from the extended southern Maine community. Sixty kids, ranging in age from 5...
For the second consecutive year, UNE Dental Hygiene awarded first place in Yankee Dental Congress Poster Session
Caitlyn Allison (Dental Hygiene, ’18) has received top honors in the hygiene category of the Yankee Dental Congress Poster Session. Held January 24-28 in Boston,...
Seminar Marine Science Lecture Series
Forum Interprofessional Education Collaborative