With faculty specialties in literature and health, science and literature, law and humanities, creative and professional writing, digital humanities, and more, our English programs teach you to analyze texts and communicate effectively through a variety of perspectives.

Degree programs

Minors and tracks

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I chose English as a major because it is my passion, and I have found myself in an environment at UNE that allows me to explore that passion intimately.

One-of-a-Kind Location

As a student in one of our English 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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