Orono, ME

School Details

The University of Maine is a public, four-year, institution of higher learning located in the small suburb of Orono, Maine. UMaine was founded in 1865 as the Maine College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts. The land-grant and sea-grant university changed its name in 1897, and the flagship campus of the University of Maine System. Located in Orono along the banks of the Stillwater River, this vibrant and dynamic university serves Maine, the nation, and the world through its teaching, research and outreach mission.

UMaine offers bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs, in addition to certificates, from the following colleges and schools:

  • College of Education and Human Development
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture
  • Graduate School
  • Honors College
  • Maine Business School

In addition to the traditional academic programs and offerings, the University of Maine also has a variety of online programs through their Division of Lifelong Learning. The online bachelor’s degree is the Bachelor of University Studies, which is a part-time degree that can be designed to reflect the academic and vocational goals of a student. Many graduate degrees and ceritifcates are available online as well.

Accreditation & Licensing

University of Maine is accredited by:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

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Art & Liberal Arts

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science Bachelor of University Studies Graduate Certificate in Digital Curation Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies / Peace & Reconciliation Studies


Bachelor of Arts in Economics Bachelor of Science in Business Administration / Management Graduate Certificate in Business Administration Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics Master of Business Administration Master of Business Administration / Accounting Master of Business Administration / Business Analytics Master of Business Administration / Finance

Computer Science & IT

Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Systems Graduate Certificate in Information Systems Master of Science in Information Systems Master of Science in Spatial Informatics


Graduate Certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorder Graduate Certificate in Classroom Technology Integrationist Graduate Certificate in Early Childhood Teacher Graduate Certificate in High Leverage Practices to Promote Inclusion Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design Graduate Certificate in Interdisciplinary Disability Studies Graduate Certificate in Positive Intervention and Support: RTI for Behavior Master of Education in Elementary & Secondary Education Master of Education in Instructional Technology Master of Education in Special Education Post-Graduate Certificate in Advanced Studies in Instructional Technology


Bachelor of Science in Surveying Engineering Technology Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Engineering Graduate Certificate in Aerospace Engineering Graduate Certificate in Surveying Engineering Professional Science Masters in Engineering & Business


Interprofessional Graduate Certificate in Gerontology Master of Business Administration / Healthcare Systems Master of Business Administration / Human Nutrition

Math & Science

Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Science Master of Business Administration / Sustainability Professional Science Masters in Bioinformatics