The UNE Graduate Admissions team is available to support all future and prospective students during this uncertain time. Please contact us at with any questions you may have.

Notice: Campus Visits Temporarily Suspended

In accordance with recommendations by the Maine CDC to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the UNE Office of Graduate Admissions has suspended all campus visits for the time being. 

Our office is ready and excited to support future students with engagement opportunities. Please reach out at or fill out this meeting request form to connect with a counselor.

Virtual Tour

Southern Maine has a long history as a popular vacation destination. It's a beautiful, welcoming region with incredible arts and entertainment offerings, scenic biking and walking trails, and stunning waterfront views. On our Biddeford Campus, you'll enjoy 4,000 feet of ocean frontage, giving you immediate access to surfing, swimming, sunbathing, or jogging along the shore. Our historic Portland Campus offers close proximity to Portland's nationally renowned food scene, vibrant nightlife, and dynamic health care ecosystem.

Virtual Tour



Ali Ross
"The people at UNE are the kindest people. I could tell right away that it was a place I wanted to be. The people that I interviewed with showed genuine interest in me and the other interviewees. I knew that they cared about why I was interested in coming here and would be invested in my learning."
Ali Ross, Occupational Therapy ’20


Dani Trepaney
"Being on the coast in Southern Maine attracts so many different people, and there are tons of different activities — from city life in Portland to hikes in the mountains and time out on the ocean. I have met people from all over the U.S."
Dani Trepaney, Occupational Therapy ’20


Gregory Blackman
"The idea that you are on a campus of your own with other graduate students but also other health professionals has a special way of fostering interprofessional work and development. Being able to go to those other professions daily and ask them for their opinion to get that angle of expertise gives you a broader view and a better connection."
Gregory Blackman, Physician Assistant ‘20


Shama Patel
"UNE emphasizes doctor-patient communication. They teach you how to phrase questions, bring up awkward topics, and do physical exams in a way that makes patients feel as comfortable as they can be. Until the day I hang up my white coat, I am confident that my future career will provide me a lifetime of fulfillment, challenge, charity, and growth."
Shama Patel, Osteopathic Medicine '22

Interprofessional Education

UNE is one of a handful of private universities in the United States with a comprehensive health education mission. Our cutting-edge interprofessional approach provides integrated instruction for students preparing for careers in medicine, pharmacy, dental medicine, nursing, and an array of allied health fields. Through clinical simulations in our state-of-the-art labs, clinical experiences, and service-learning immersions, you will learn the intricacies of your discipline while coming to better understand how your work will combine with the work of other health professionals to meet the needs of your patients.


Graduate Admissions by the Numbers


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Amount of direct external funding for UNE research as of June 2017*



Number of high-fidelity patient simulators in our Interprofessional Simulation and Innovation Center


*This figure includes total awarded amount over all years.


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