Campus Safety

A white sand beach full of sunbathers on a summer's dayIt's for good reason that Maine is called "Vacationland." The state in general, and southern Maine coast in particular, offer the sort of welcoming, safe atmosphere that is ideal for family vacations.    

Most of UNE's undergraduate programs are located on our waterfront Biddeford Campus, which is nestled next to several small summer beach communities. The Biddeford Campus is also part of the Portland metropolitan area, which was ranked among the top 20 small metros for college students in 2013 by the American Institute for Economic Research.

Our top priority is the well-being of our students. We continually evaluate current programs as well as review, develop and implement new policies, protocol, staffing and technologies to enhance the safety of University members.

For more information on the proactive programs and processes we have in place to improve the safety of UNE community members, visit the Office of Safety and Security website. You can also view the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report to compare UNE to other colleges and universities.

Accolades

  • #1

    Portland, Maine
    America's Most Livable Cities
    Forbes.com

  • #1

    Portland, Maine
    Place to Live for Outdoors & Quality of Life
    Outside Magazine

  • #3

    Portland, Maine
    Best Cities in the U.S. For Families
    Parenting Magazine

  • #14

    Portland - Biddeford
    Small Metros 
    Top 75 College Cities

    American Institute for Economic Research