Start Your 21st Century Pharmacy Career
Today, pharmacists go far beyond the counter, applying their expertise and serving patients in more than 100 career choices. As an innovator in education for the health professions, UNE will empower you to be a medication expert, wellness consultant, primary caregiver, and more — ready to lead in the new world of pharmacy.
Earn your Doctor of Pharmacy degree in Portland, Maine with UNE — recognized as a top university by The Princeton Review and others.
UNE's 2022 Pharm.D. grads achieved an 83% first-time pass rate on the NAPLEX licensure exam. Our faculty support you in your academic and career success. Plus, we offer merit scholarships to incoming students who have demonstrated strong academic achievement.
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Why UNE for your Pharmacy Degree
Interprofessional Education Teaches You to Lead in Team-Based Care
As a UNE pharmacy student, you'll receive training alongside future physicians, dentists, and other training health professionals, so you are able to lead in today’s collaborative health care.
Diverse Learning Opportunities Give You Career Flexibility
You'll experience a range of learning environments, including global travel courses and research with faculty, as well as rotations at workplaces in downtown Portland, in nearby communities, and throughout Maine.
A Cutting-Edge Simulation Lab Helps Prepare You For Clinical Care
UNE’s Sim Lab is an authentic hospital environment with state-of-the-art robotic patient simulators. Here, you gain real-life clinical experience without the real-life risk. Watch a Sim Lab video
Specialized Pharmacy Training Provides Additional Expertise
As a UNE Pharm.D. student, you'll have the opportunity to pursue foci in Pharmaceutical Sciences; Wellness and Integrative Medicine; and Veterinary Pharmacy giving you advanced training at no extra cost.
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UNE has really put a focus on learning to work in teams with other health professionals."
— Hillary, Doctor of Pharmacy ’21
The UNE Portland Campus for the Health Sciences
For decades, UNE’s Portland Campus has been home to many of the University’s health professions programs including PA, PT, OT, pharmacy, nursing, dental medicine, and more. In 2025, UNE’s College of Osteopathic Medicine will move from the Biddeford Campus into the new Harold and Bibby Alfond Center for Health Sciences in Portland. By bringing our health professions programs together into one interprofessional learning community, we will establish UNE’s Portland Campus for the Health Sciences as the center of health care education in Northern New England.
Maine’s Leading University for the Health Professions and Sciences
Quality Academics, Respected Degrees
UNE stands out for providing high-quality education. We are recognized in U.S. News & World Report, The Princeton Review’s Best Colleges guide, Money Best Colleges, and elsewhere. This all echoes student success: UNE has a North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination (NAPLEX) first-time pass rate of 83% for the Class of 2022.
LIVE AND STUDY IN PORTLAND, MAINE
UNE Doctor of Pharmacy students study on our Portland, Maine campus, a classic New England quad with brick buildings and tall trees that's about 100 miles from downtown Boston. Portland, named “America’s Most Livable City” by Forbes and “Foodiest Small Town in America” by Bon Appetit, is the city on every list. A rustic port hosts a cool cultural scene — with outdoor adventure all around. UNE’s campus is just 10 minutes from downtown. Take a Virtual Tour of our Portland Campus
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