Students in the health professions at UNE are engaged in the transformation of global health sciences education. UNE's interprofessional education initiatives prepare future health care professionals to practice comprehensive and collaborative team-based, patient-centered care.
We are one of a handful of private universities with a comprehensive health education mission including medicine, pharmacy, dental medicine, nursing and an array of allied health professions.
In addition to our 27 health sciences disciplines, we offer a full range of liberal arts classes and majors, and have internationally recognized scholars in the sciences and humanities, as well as health and medicine.
Return on Investment
The University of New England has been included in the 2018 edition of The Princeton Review’s Best 382 Colleges guide. This highly selective list includes only the top 15% of four-year colleges and universities in the U.S. UNE was selected based on its high-quality academic offerings, optimal locations in Maine and Morocco, competitive cost and size.
UNE is recognized for its return on investment to its graduates by both Forbes' list of America's Top Colleges for 2015 and PayScale. We are also ranked as one of the "Best Universities" in the North that offer "a full range of undergraduate and master's programs" in the 2016 edition of U.S. News & World Report's "America's Best Colleges."
If you are are an undergraduate at UNE majoring in the arts, humanities, sciences, Applied Exercise Science or Athletic Training, you spend your four years on our seaside campus in Biddeford, Maine. If you are majoring in Nursing or Dental Hygiene, you spend your first two years at our Biddeford Campus, and then join our graduate health professions students at our Portland Campus your third year.
All of our on-campus graduate health professions programs, except for our medical school, are located on the Portland Campus, where you prepare to practice comprehensive and collaborative team-based care. Our College of Osteopathic Medicine and our graduate programs in the marine sciences and biological sciences are located on our waterfront campus in Biddeford.
UNE's office of Online Worldwide Learning ensures that you have access to the highest quality education without putting your life on hold. In addition to the benefits of regional accreditation, our top-ranked institution offers online degree programs that are convenient and flexible, and that are led by renowned, award-winning faculty. You have personal and professional goals, and we help you achieve them.
Jeanne Hey, Ph.D., dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, served as a guest on the August 22 installment of Maine Public ’s radio...
After Charlottesville attack, 'Huffington Post' republishes interview with UNE philosopher David Livingstone Smith on the delusion of race
A previous interview with philosophy Professor David Livingstone Smith, Ph.D., from May of 2016 was recently republished in light of the Charlottesville tragedy. On August...
On Tuesday August 22, 2017, several people from the University of New England’s Clinical Interprofessional Team presented a one-and-a-half hour session at the National Summit...
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