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Biddeford Campus Student Life

Students toast marshmallows over a campfire on the beach

UNE’s Biddeford Campus provides the right kind of student life for everyone, whether your ideal leisure experience includes meeting friends at The Hang for a bite to eat, watching a play at Biddeford City Theater, enjoying a movie in the dorm, working out at one of our gyms, participating in or watching an intercollegiate athletic event, or taking a relaxing stroll on the beach. 

With more than 60 clubs and organizations from which to choose, you find a wealth of opportunities to get involved. If youre interested in joining an academic club, photography club, student government, a cultural organization, or an outdoor recreation group, you’ll meet like-minded people on the Biddeford Campus ready to welcome you aboard.

by the Numbers

  • 70+

    Number of student clubs and organizations 

  • 11

    Number of conference championships in the last 5 years

  • 24

    Number of beaches within a 50-mile radius of both campuses


UNE Student Reflections on Study Abroad in Morocco

Noelle's Journey in Morocco

University of New England in Tangier, Morocco

UNE students in Meknes, Fes & Volubilis


Artist and advocate Patrisha McLean at UNE on Feb. 10, 2020
Artist and advocate Patrisha McLean told her story about escaping an abusive relationship at an event held at the University of New England on Feb. 10, in association with her exhibit "Finding Our Voices," on display in Biddeford through February.

UNE hosts artist Patrisha McLean for discussion about domestic violence prevention

Artist Patrisha McLean never asked to be in the public eye, but when her husband — Don McLean of “American Pie” stardom — was arrested...