Why Apply to UNE COM

As a student in the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM), you are transformed into a health care leader. We train you to deliver patient-centered, high-quality osteopathic primary care. Our goal is to ensure you are a physician who always puts the patient first. 


In addition to preparing the next generation of health care leaders, we engage in research and work to improve the community health of the people of Maine, New England, and the United States. Since our founding as a College in 1978, we have had an extraordinary impact on health care in our local community and nationally. Our graduates have distinguished themselves as residents in some of the finest and most competitive residency training programs in the nation. 

Return on Investment

The value of a UNE education stems not only from the benefits you enjoy from the respected degree you earn with us but also from our commitment to helping you manage the associated costs. The overall 4-year average debt for 2019–2022 is $211,122. The breakdown by academic year is $203,250 for 2019; $218,548 for 2020; $199,799 for 2021; $222,792 for 2022.

View our Retention and Graduation Rates (PDF) 

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The courses that I’ve taken at UNE, in combination with support from my professors, have taught me the critical thinking skills crucial to become a well-rounded healthcare professional.

Medical Biology (Medical Sciences), Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.)

Quality Academics, Respected Degrees

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Office of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment

Office Hours

8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Portland Campus 

Girard Innovation Hall, room 254
716 Stevens Ave.
Portland, ME, 04103
(207) 221-4225

Non-Discrimination Statement

The University of New England does not discriminate in admissions or access to, or treatment in, its programs and activities on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, color, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, veteran status, or disabling conditions in violation of federal or state civil rights laws of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

Diversity Policy

The University of New England values a broad and diverse culture and is committed to offering a rich living, learning, and working environment. In both policy and action, we welcome the human differences that compose a varied society.