University of New England

University of New England

The University of New England is an independent university with two distinctive campuses on the coast of southern Maine. The University’s mission is to educate men and women to advance the quality of human life and the environment.

The University of New England is a regionally accredited, entrepreneurial institution committed to academic excellence and the enhancement of the quality of life for the people, organizations, and communities it serves. The purpose of the University is to prepare students for meaningful and rewarding careers, lifelong learning, and enlightened lives.

UNE has once again been ranked as one of the “Best Universities” in the North that offer “a full range of undergraduate and master’s programs” in the 2009 edition of “America’s Best Colleges” from U.S. News & World Report.

Distance Education at the University of New England

Distance education has become an increasingly important part of the University of New England’s education mix, to better serve both the University’s traditional and non-traditional students. Distance learning offers:

The University is committed to our distance-learning students. The students who choose to learn through the University’s extended campus are an integral part of the University community. Technological links enable students to interact with their faculty, advisors, support service administrators, as well as their student colleagues.


University of New England is regionally accredited by NEASC-CIHE, the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (209 Burlington Road, Bedford, MA 01730; 781-271-0022).