We Prepare Pharmacists to Lead in 21st Century Health Care
Today, pharmacists go far beyond the counter, applying their expertise and serving patients in new ways. As an innovator in education for the health professions, UNE will empower you to be a medication expert, wellness consultant, and primary caregiver — ready to lead in the new world of pharmacy.
We also offer Merit Scholarships to incoming students who have demonstrated strong academic achievement.
Here's What Makes UNE Different
Interprofessional education teaches you to lead in team-based care.
As a UNE pharmacy student, you receive interprofessional training alongside future physicians, dentists, physical therapists, and other training health professionals, so you are able to lead in today’s collaborative health care field.
Diverse learning opportunities give you career flexibility.
Global travel courses. Multiple rotations at workplaces in downtown Portland, in nearby communities, and throughout rural Maine. Research with faculty. You experience a wide range of learning environments.
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 training opportunities provide additional expertise.
You'll have the opportunity to pursue tracks in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Wellness and Integrative Medicine, giving you advanced training at no extra cost.
Since 2013, UNE’s College of Pharmacy has been partnering with one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in Europe, University of Granada (UGR) in...
Twenty-six UNE students from the Dental Hygiene, Nursing, Physician Assistant and Pharmacy programs joined colleagues from Maine Medical Center, the Portland Public Library and 10...
Delighting in a dynamic decade: UNE College of Pharmacy celebrates 10 years of progress and new developments on the horizon
On October 9, almost ten years to the day that the College of Pharmacy (COP) held a dedication ceremony for its then-brand new building, faculty,...
Valerie Buurma, PharmD
Maria P. McMullen, PharmD
Bret Laforge, PharmD
Kailey Mandico, PharmD
Explore our Programs
Doctor of Pharmacy
Gain the knowledge and expertise needed for 21st century pharmacy careers through our four-year, fully accredited Pharm.D. program.
Pre-Professional Pharmacy Program
This two-year, pre-professional program provides the coursework necessary for admission into the Doctor of Pharmacy program.
Pharmacy Residency Programs
Build upon your doctoral studies, gain clinical practice expertise, and hone leadership skills with our community residency programs.
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. 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!
Quality Academics, Respected Degrees
UNE is proud of the recognition we've received, which echoes the success of our students: The graduation rate for UNE's Pharm.D. class of 2016 was an impressive 94.4%.
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.
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