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.
UNE by the Numbers
UNE’s total economic impact on Maine in 2015-16
Portland | Biddeford
Top 75 College Cities
American Institute for Economic Research
Number of health science programs
In 1984 Joan Benoit-Samuelson won gold in the women’s marathon at the Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. It was the first time in the history...
UNE philosopher David Livingstone Smith interviewed by ‘TIME Magazine’ and quoted in several other national publications
David Livingstone Smith, Ph.D., professor of philosophy and author of the award-winning book Less Than Human: Why We Demean, Enslave , and Exterminate Others, made...
Devon Sherwood, Pharm.D., BCPP, assistant professor, College of Pharmacy, is the lead author of a chapter in the recently released 11th edition of Applied Therapeutics;...
Wen Jie Song, PharmD
Kelsey Laks, PharmD, BCPS
Colleen Peyton, PT, DPT & Christa Einspieler, Ph.D.