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University of New England Maine

Be a part of the University of New England, a private, top-ranked university offering flagship programs in the health and life sciences, as well as degrees in business, education, the social sciences, and the liberal arts. At UNE, the pursuit of innovation inspires our close-knit community of students and faculty. In state-of-the-art facilities on three beautiful campuses—in coastal Biddeford and Portland, Maine and Tangier, Morocco—we provide hands-on learning, rigorous academic experiences, and global explorations to empower the next generation of leaders for New England and the world.

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Building upon the traditions of St. Francis College and Westbrook College, the University of New England has grown and evolved for more than a century.


The University of New England values student-centered, multi-disciplinary and interdisciplinary programs that meet the highest ethical standards to achieve excellence in support of an integrative approach to the liberal arts, health and the environment, as well as scholarship and research.


As a student at the University of New England, you'll enjoy a wide range of opportunities to participate in research. Working alone or in a group of peers, you'll engage with faculty at the forefront of their disciplines in the pursuit of new knowledge. 


Student services

The Academic Advising Center seeks to assist you as you explore, develop and implement realistic educational and career goals. We partner with faculty and staff throughout the university to support the success of all students, with increased support for at-risk and transitioning students. Through personalized, appreciative advising, the Advising Center is there as you persue thoughtful exploration of your academic and career options. 

Housing services

The University of New England has three distinct campuses that combine to offer students a range of different learning experiences. Our two Maine campuses house our internationally renowned undergraduate, graduate and professional programs, while our campus in Tangier, Morocco is home to an innovative semester abroad program.  

Library services

The University of New England Library Services are central to the intellectual life of the University community.

ICT services

The Information Technology Services department oversees academic and administrative computing on the UNE campuses. We maintain high-speed wired and wireless internet access across both campuses and printing facilities in our computer labs. 

Medical services

At the University of New England, we take pride in the high-quality health services we provide. For your convenience and ease of access, we offer health centers on both our Biddeford and Portland campuses. We are staffed with highly qualified practitioners and support staff to provide complete services compatible with primary care offices.   

Student Life

Campus life

Our gorgeous waterfront campus in Biddeford, Maine, offers more than 4,000 feet of scenic shoreline where the Saco River flows into the Atlantic Ocean. The coastal area has a long history as a popular vacation destination and is home to friendly, welcoming people who appreciate UNE's contributions to the local community.

Our historic campus in the picturesque coastal city of Portland, Maine, provides a quintessential New England quad lined by buildings that have been welcoming students for more than a century. The campus sits in a suburban Portland neighborhood, just a short drive from the downtown waterfront.  

Sports facilities

  • Baseball
  • Cheerleading
  • Dance
  • Equestrian
  • Gymnastics
  • Ice Hockey
  • Ice Hockey
  • Rowing
  • Rugby
  • Sailing
  • Swimming 
  • Tennis
  • Track & Field
  • Volleyball
  • Water Polo

Student clubs

The Portland Campus’ Graduate and Professional Student Association offers many opportunities to solidify your bond with others in your department or college. Through academic and professional student organizations, you make meaningful social connections with your peers.


The University of New England (UNE) underwent its 10-year comprehensive review by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) in April 2017. This process affirms UNE’s culture of continuous reflection and assessment in our learning community, and the resulting self-study report helps UNE set and pursue its strategic goals. The University has been successfully and continuously accredited by NEASC for more than 50 years.

Biddeford, Maine, United States

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