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Academics

Academics

The University of New England is ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top tier regional universities in the Northeast.

An institution whose academic rigor is matched by its compelling location on the coast of southern Maine, UNE offers dedicated students the opportunity to learn and discover side-by-side with first-class faculty invested in their future.

Leader in the Health Sciences

From its College of Osteopathic Medicine, Westbrook College of Health Professions and College of Pharmacy, to its newly established College of Dental Medicine, UNE is recognized as a leading educator of healthcare professionals.

Liberal Arts & Sciences

In addition, UNE offers a comprehensive liberal arts education, with more than 30 undergraduate majors in its College of Arts & Sciences, such as environmental science, marine science, English, history, business, communication and education. See Academic Majors and Programs.

Global Experiences

Both undergraduate and graduate students take advantage of opportunities for global experiences whether it be a semester abroad in Spain, a two-week Cross-cultural Immersion in Healthcare in Ghana, or a short-term travel course to Galapagos Islands to study natural history. Find out more.

Clinicals, Internships and Student Research

Academic programs ensure that students have plenty of opportunities for extensive fieldwork, clinical experiences, research and internships through University partnerships with area health care facilities, businesses, non-profits and UNE affiliates.

Undergraduate and graduate students have the opportunity to work with faculty conducting research in areas ranging from life cycles of the spiny dogfish to neuropathic pain models, from children's perceptions of scientists to the effects of indoor pollutants on metabolism. Find out more about research at UNE and undergraduate research opportunities.

UNE’s student-centered, interdisciplinary programs promote experiential learning, critical thinking, and lifelong service to community. .

Academic Programs A-Z

Check out the programs and majors that you are interested in. Programs list.

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Student Spotlight

Tamkeen Quraishi Abreu '13
College of Pharmacy

"My IPPE (Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience) at Osco Pharmacy in Chicago was amazing. I was ..."

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