Our Arts programs offer a wide array of courses in visual and performing arts and in communications. We emphasize the acquisition of knowledge through experiential learning in both traditional studio arts and digital media and encourage creative cross-disciplinary solutions to real world problems.

Degree Programs

Minors

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At UNE, unlike most schools, we start observing public school classrooms in our first year. It’s a great opportunity to make sure this is what you want to do after graduation, and you also learn great tricks from teachers who have done the job before.
Art Education K-12

One-of-a-Kind Location

As a student in one of our Arts programs, you study on UNE's scenic Biddeford Campus, where the waters of the Saco River flow into the Atlantic Ocean. Over the years, this confluence of natural resources has inspired students and faculty from around the world. Recently named the youngest city in Maine, Biddeford and its twin city, Saco, boast an up-and-coming, hip downtown offering delicious eateries, exciting social and cultural events, and more. With the transformation of the old Biddeford/Saco mills into restaurants, breweries, housing, fitness facilities, salons, and retailers, there is something for everyone to explore in downtown. Looking to try a new type of food, grab a coffee, or shop for locally-made clothes? Biddeford/Saco has it all.

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