The University of Maine is the flagship of the University of Maine System and the State’s Land Grant and Sea Grant University.

Approximately 11,000 students are enrolled in:

  • 88 bachelor’s degree programs
  • 70 master degree programs
  • 30 doctoral programs

The faculty is 500 strong and among the top in their respective fields.  They teach in five colleges:

  • Business, Public Policy and Health
  • Engineering
  • Natural Sciences, Forestry and Agriculture
  • Education and Human Development
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences

UMaine is one of 99 “high research activity” universities in the U.S.

Classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, UMaine conducts $70 million to $100 million of R&D annually, with strong specialties in engineering, marine science, composites, physics and surface science, biological and ecological sciences, and forestry and agriculture.

UMaine is an excellent source of knowledge for growing and new businesses

A growing number of businesses are incubating on campus and at the Target Technology Center in the Maine Technology Park.   Even undergraduate students are actively encouraged to innovate and learn how to navigate risk through the support of the Foster Student Innovation Center.

Helpful links to the University of Maine

Office of Institutional Studies

Research and Development

Career Center

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