Mission: The university's mission is to provide students with a highly integrated learning experience that promotes excellence through interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation in education, research and service. Core values statement the university of new england values student-centered, multi-disciplinary and interdisciplinary
Programs: Higher education: education of over 13,743 students at the college level. During the 2016-2017 academic year, the university granted 1,858 associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees, representing the colleges of arts and sciences, westbrook college of health professions, college of osteopathic medicine, college of graduate and professional studies, college of dental medicine and college of pharmacy. The university offers programs in osteopathic medicine, allied health sciences, liberal arts, pharmacy, dental medicine and other graduate and undergraduate majors. Additional facts: the university of new england includes maine's only master of science physician assistant program, master of science nurse anesthesia program and post-baccalaureate certificate program in gerontology and addictions counseling. Colleges: the university of new england's six colleges provide both undergraduate and graduate students with a wealth of resources and a variety of educational experiences and research opportunities. Each college has its own identity, but each contributes to the enrichment of the university's academic life. College of arts and sciences: the college of arts and sciences offers more than 30 undergraduate majors, ranging from aquaculture and aquarium science to sport management. The college's graduate programs include masters programs in education, biological sciences and marine sciences; a certificate of advanced graduate study in educational leadership; and a doctorate in educational leadership. The college of arts and sciences is housed on the biddeford campus on the coast of maine. College of dental medicine: the curriculum of the college of dental medicine comprises a blend of time tested methods and new innovations in dental education. Our students are treated as members of the profession from day one. They benefit from comprehensive education in the basic and behavioral sciences, and come to understand and appreciate the many connections between oral health and overall health. They gain extensive practical experience, from providing care to a simulated patient in the first year; to providing direct patient care in patient centered general practice teams in our oral health center in the second and third years; to extending their clinical experience into the community during their fourth year, while working and living in communities throughout northern new england and beyond. The college is housed on the portland campus, an historic site in suburban portland, maine. College of osteopathic medicine: the college of osteopathic medicine is dedicated to the improvement of life through the education of osteopathic physicians, research and service. The college emphasizes health, healing and primary care for the people of new england and the nation. In addition to the doctor of osteopathic medicine degree, the college offers internships and residencies, a master of science in medical education leadership, and two graduate programs in public health. The college is housed on the biddeford campus on the coast of maine. College of pharmacy: the college of pharmacy is a leading educator of the next generation of pharmacists. Students in the program master a variety of topics related to medicine use, including disease management, pharmacology, pharmacogenomics, pharmacoeconomics and pharmacy informatics. Our curriculum is dedicated to helping students achieve outcomes suited for their individual interests and career aspirations. The doctor of pharmacy program combines interdisciplinary education with experiential practice and results in a pharmacist prepared for the rigors of an inter-professional health management team. The college is housed on the portland campus in suburban portland, maine. Westbrook college of health professions: the westbrook college of health professions offers both undergraduate and graduate programs. Undergraduate programs include dental hygiene, nursing, applied exercise science and athletic training, and graduate programs include nurse anesthesia, occupational therapy, physical therapy, physician assistant and social work. The college has state-of-the-art educational facilities and has pioneered the model of inter-professional education. College of graduate and professional studies - online worldwide learning: the mission of the college of graduate and professional studies is to enhance, expand, and enrich student learning opportunities through innovative educational and online experiences. The college partners with the university's other five colleges to provide programmatic, financial and logistical support to students enrolled in online programs, while ensuring excellence in professional and graduate education and consistency in maintaining the highest academic standards. Global education: the global education program develops and promotes global education and research opportunities. Students can study abroad via partnerships in ghana, spain, france and iceland or on our campus in morocco. In 2014, the university opened its campus in tangier, morocco. The program enables students to choose from courses in the sciences, humanities, social sciences, business and the arts including lab science courses. Students gain a global perspective without experiencing any delay in the curriculum required for their major. Research: the university receives grants from a number of prestigious national sources including the national science foundation, u. S. Department of health and human services, national institute of health, national oceanic and atmospheric administration, u. S. Department of agriculture, u. S. Department of the interior, u. S. Department of justice, and national aeronautics and space administration.
auxiliary services for the delivery of higher education include room and board for over 1,500 students: the mission is to work in partnership with resident students to create a healthy and positive residential community that enhances academic pursuits and provides opportunities for personal, social and spiritual growth. The goal is to promote an atmosphere rooted in civility and personal responsibility, and encourage reflective thinking and active involvement. The staff strives to teach, model, and learn with the students the values of community, inquiry, integrity, and caring. Maintaining a close relationship with student activities creates a positive impact on campus life for the entire university. Students are encouraged to actively engage in many arenas to become more deeply involved in the university, and thereby in their own education. These experiences outside the classroom can truly enhance those experiences students have within the classroom. Additional facts: university of new england dining services: using input from students through comment boards, personal contacts between students and food service managers, and regular meetings with campus dining advisory committees, the university's dining services is able to stay in step with the students' needs and desires. All new une students are encouraged to take advantage of any of the above methods of connecting in order to maintain an innovative and creative dining that meets students' diverse dietary needs. E services: the university of new england offers a number of on-line services for our students, faculty and staff: u-online - u-online provides students, faculty, and staff with secure, web-based access to selected administrative, academic, and employee records. U-online is the only on-line official web-based source of information from the university of new england. Blackboard/webct - the blackboard learning system is a course management system with teaching and learning tools for course preparation, delivery, and management. Myune - myune provides une students, faculty and staff with intranet and internet services, such as email, personal schedules, and campus calendars.