University Of New England Biddeford Maine
The University of New England is located in Biddeford, Maine. UNE has been educating the next generation of nurses for generations. We run a college of osteopathic medicine that emphasizes teaching and research. Students from all over the country come to our campus to learn how to become better doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals.
For generations, UNE has been educating the next generation of nurses.
For generations, UNE has been educating the next generation of nurses. Our School of Nursing prepares students for advanced practice in psychiatric-mental health, family and community health, adult nurse practitioner, pediatric nurse practitioner and the Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM) program. We have been a leader in nursing education since our founding in 1957, with continually expanding opportunities for our graduates.
UNE is also a leader in nursing research. Our Master’s Degree Program affords you an opportunity to work closely with one of our faculty members on a thesis that addresses an important healthcare issue or problem within your field of expertise. Many UNE nursing graduates have received funding from NIH (National Institutes of Health), CDC (Centers for Disease Control) or other government agencies to conduct research projects related to their graduate studies at UNE.
UNE is located on the coast of Maine, a place that provides inspiration for our work.
UNE is located in Biddeford, Maine, just south of Portland. We’re a university that values entrepreneurship, innovation and creativity. This can be seen through our students who work on internships at local businesses or faculty who collaborate with industry to make education more relevant.
In addition to being located near a major city, Maine also provides excellent resources for research. We have access to the ocean for conducting marine science studies as well as mountains for studying geology. Plus we’re located near Acadia National Park which has miles of trails that are perfect for walking or running when you need some exercise after class!
There are lots of things to do in Portland and Biddeford!
There are lots of things to do in Portland and Biddeford!
Portland is a great place to visit, with plenty of activities and places to explore. The city is home to the Portland Museum of Art, which houses an impressive collection of American paintings from the 18th through 21st centuries; there’s also the Old Port District where you can enjoy some shopping or just walk along the waterfront. If you like food, then you might want to try one of the many excellent restaurants such as Eventide Oyster Co., Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse or Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish House. For something different, check out Stumptown Coffee Roasters or Nosh Kitchen Bar for some tasty treats that are sure not disappoint!
We offer live-cam views of the campus and some of our research labs.
A lot of our students love to capture life on campus, whether it’s in the classroom, lab or library.
Once you’re a part of the UNE family, you’re always a part of the family.
As a small university, we’re able to maintain a close-knit community that feels more like a family. Our campus is located on 250 acres of land, and our student body represents over 100 countries around the world.
The faculty at UNE are committed and dedicated educators who are invested in their students’ success. They take pride in their work and encourage students to do the same: it’s one reason why UNE offers so many opportunities for research and internships! You will be surrounded by bright minds who are eager to share their experiences with you—and help prepare you for your future career path.
The alumni network is another huge benefit of attending UNE; there are over 23,000 graduates from our school who live all over the world! We can always count on them for advice or even just an ear when we need it most.
The College of Osteopathic Medicine is leading the way in teaching and research.
The College of Osteopathic Medicine is the largest and most diverse of its kind in the country. The College of Osteopathic Medicine is a leader in teaching and research, providing graduate medical education programs to over 1,600 students annually. In addition to undergraduate and graduate degrees offered by UNE’s main campus, we also offer online programs through our Center for Online Education & Continuing Education (COCE).
The College offers two medical degree tracks: Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). The DO program is 36 months long while the PhD program takes 48 months to complete due to an additional year dedicated exclusively toward research training at UNE’s Center for Pain Research & Education.
Our curriculum provides opportunity for direct patient care experiences as well as clinical rotations that allow students access to both community-based settings as well as major hospitals such as Maine Medical Center – Maine’s only Level 1 Trauma Center. Our faculty includes full time faculty with specialties ranging from Family Medicine; General Surgery; Pediatrics; Psychiatry/Behavioral Science; Oncology/Hematology/Transplantation; Obstetrics/Gynecology; Emergency Medicine including Sports Injury Care Management Program; Radiation Oncology including Nuclear Cardiology & PET Imaging Services which perform both diagnostic imaging procedures or provide specialized services within their discipline area such as treatment planning or image interpretation using advanced technology tools like SPECT scans etc., Orthopaedics including Hand Surgery – Sports Medicine Program which focuses on surgery related injuries such as tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis), carpal tunnel syndrome resulting from repetitive motion injuries affecting nerves that innervate hand muscles allowing them movement control during gripping activities such as playing piano keys while having strong enough grip strength required when lifting heavy objects without losing grip strength due inability caused by nerve damage leading away from wrist
Our students come from many different places and bring their unique perspectives with them.
At the University of New England, we have a diverse student body that is drawn from all over the world. While many of our students come from Maine and New England, others arrive from across the country and around the globe. Each new student has his or her own personal experience, which contributes to our vibrant community of learners. As a result, we embrace diversity in its many forms:
Find out more about what makes UNE special.
You will be a part of something special. In addition to the myriad opportunities for learning and growth, UNE offers you:
- A top-rated liberal arts education
- Small classes where you can have individualized attention from faculty members who are committed to helping you reach your full potential
- A diverse student body with more than 50 countries represented across both campuses and programs
- Student organizations in which to participate, from academic clubs like the Biology Club and Outdoor Pursuits Club, social clubs like Alpha Phi Omega (Service Fraternity) or Student Government Association (SGA), religious groups such as Hillel or Muslim Student Association (MSA). You can also explore new activities by joining intramural sports teams or one of our many community service organizations such as Alternative Breaks Program (ABP) or Habitat for Humanity(HfH).
We hope you’ll come by to visit, see what makes UNE special, and see if we’re right for you. If you can’t visit in person, we invite you to explore our website at www.une.edu. Here, you’ll find everything from general information about the College of Osteopathic Medicine and the College of Nursing to information about our academic programs and admission requirements. We hope this will help make it easier for you to decide if UNE is right for you!