About UNE

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

  • $1.007B

    UNE’s total economic impact on Maine in 2015-16

  • #19

    Portland | Biddeford
    Small Metros 
    Top 75 College Cities
    American Institute for Economic Research

  • 27

    Number of health science programs


News

A visual display of the Earth at Rheinaue Park, where one of the two conference venues, the Bonn zone, was held. Each of the var
A visual display of the Earth at Rheinaue Park, where one of the two conference venues, the Bonn zone, was held. Each of the various segments of the white ring surrounding the Earth represent a U.N. climate change goal for sustainable development.

UNE undergrad Jessica White attends U.N. Framework on Climate Change Convention in Germany

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...

Sixty children between the ages of 5 and 18 years participated in UNE's first Dance Clinic and performed during halftime at a UN
Sixty children between the ages of 5 and 18 years participated in UNE's first Dance Clinic and performed during halftime at a UNE women's basketball game.

UNE Dance Team hosts kids dance clinic

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...

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