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
UNE’s total economic impact on Maine in 2015-16
Portland | Biddeford
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American Institute for Economic Research
Number of health science programs
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The UNE College of Osteopathic Medicine held its annual research forum September 21, 2018, marking both the highest number of abstract submissions and the largest...
Richard Corey, M.F.A., Ph.D.
Emily Burton, PharmD