College of Pharmacy

Quality Academics in a Close-Knit Community

At UNE’s College of Pharmacy, you’ll gain the knowledge and hands-on experience needed to be a leader in your field. Our four-year, fully accredited Doctor of Pharmacy program combines clinically-based classes, cutting-edge research and community-based learning for a comprehensive program that prepares you for a variety of pharmacy careers. 

We also offer a Pre-Pharmacy track for undergraduate students. This pre-professional major provides the minimum coursework required for admission into our graduate program.

Why choose UNE for your Pharm.D.?

Engaging CurriculumU N E Pharmacy student wearing lab coat at a computer

UNE’s Pharm.D. program is taught by dedicated, supportive faculty who provide individualized attention. You’ll be challenged with rigorous coursework focused on the pharmaceutical and clinical sciences while making connections that extend beyond your time at the University.

Hands-on LearningU N E pharmacy students work together in IPEC

As a UNE student, you’ll participate in collaborative, hands-on projects in the classroom, laboratory, clinical setting and the community. You’ll have the opportunity to prepare for team-based practice with our Interprofessional Education Collaborative and can complete a fourth-year rotation in the Dallaire Drug Information Center.


U N E female pharmacy student graduatesWhether you plan to pursue a career in a pharmacy practice setting, academia or research, UNE’s College of Pharmacy will position you for success. After graduating, you can apply to our PGY-1 Community Pharmacy Residency Program where you’ll gain exposure to patient care services, or immerse yourself in academic pharmacy with our Residency Teaching Certificate Program.

LIVE IN SOUTHERN MAINEU N E surrounding city of PortlandLive by the coast as a Pre-Pharmacy student, residing on our picturesque Biddeford campus. As a graduate student, you'll study at UNE's historic Portland campus, located just minutes away from classic cobblestone streets, a working waterfront and some of the best restaurants in the country in the downtown district.
Tour the Biddeford and Portland Campuses.


Pharmacy by the Numbers

  • 96%

    2015 NAPLEX First-time pass rate

  • 73%

    Percentage of students that are non-Maine residents

  • 97.5

    Average number of students per class





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Panel Interprofessional Education Collaborative

Rural Health Immersion

Ludcke Auditorium / Function Rooms 1 & 2, Decary Dining Hall

Both Campuses


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