UNE offers some of the best research, lab and classroom facilities in the nation for the study of marine science — and you can access all of them right from our main campus in Biddeford, Maine. Unlike other universities with satellite campuses, our state-of-the-art marine science buildings are just steps from dormitories and main student areas, and our coastal location means you can be out in the field exploring a variety of watershed, riverine, estuarine, coastal and ocean environments within minutes.

 

Arthur P. Girard Marine Science Center

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Arthur Girard looks up as the center's new name is revealed

The Arthur P. Girard Marine Science Center is a world-class marine laboratory offering more than 27,000 square feet of seawater facilities, classrooms, offices and laboratories.

Vessels

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Our fleet of versatile research vessels support our focus on experiential learning and research, allowing for water access more than six months of the year.

Ram Island

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Ram Island at sunset

UNE's recent acquisition of Ram Island provides a unique "living laboratory" to support our teaching, learning and research, right in Saco Bay.

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B.S./B.A. Programs
Apply online for one of our B.S. or B.A. programs or request more information about a program.

M.S. Program
Apply online for our master of science in Marine Sciences or request more information about the program.

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