The University of Maine is proud to offer undergraduates close to 100 majors and the pathway to 70 master’s and 30 doctoral areas of study. Our colleges and schools include the Honors College, Maine Business School, College of Education and Human Development, College of Engineering, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture.

Students will find their academic and personal needs met here at UMaine, whether they seek part-time, full-time, interdisciplinary, online or international opportunities.

Majors and Programs

robotics labWith so many directions to take, UMaine students know their interests are well-covered. Whether they arrive and leave on the same path or decide to take a different route, the university’s educational offerings are diverse enough that all options are open.


honor college“Igniting a passion for learning” —  The Honors College’s mission statement says it all. Intellectually challenging and engaging, Honors College students follow a curriculum complete with GPA requirements, tutorials, thesis requirements and much more.

Undergraduate Research

Right from the start, freshman get to work on building the skills they need after life at UMaine. Faculty members welcome students to work alongside them on research projects, helping students gain workplace experience through close mentor-mentee relationships. When you seek employment or further education after your undergraduate years at UMaine, here you will get the skills you need to succeed in today’s competitive marketplace.


UMaine’s Foster Center for Student Innovation was launched in 2008 as a way to expose students to the real-life workplace dynamics they will encounter as UMaine graduates. At the center, students develop their innovative ideas into innovative business models, as well as develop the skills they need as entrepreneurs. Office space and meeting space are provided at the center as you work on your projects and business plans

Fogler Library

Fogler LibraryThe Raymond H. Fogler Library is the largest research library in the state of Maine. The library provides access to information essential to teaching, research, and service to university and community members alike.

In addition to its extensive electronic resources offerings, the library’s collections also include more than 1 million volumes, close to 4,000 periodical subscriptions, and 2.2 million United States Federal, Maine State, and Canadian federal and provincial government publications.

Study Abroad

study abroadComplement your education at UMaine through our Study Abroad program. Students can immerse themselves in the cultures of Asia, Africa, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Central and South America, and Western and Eastern Europe.

Academic Calendar

image of academic calendarUMaine’s Academic Calendar follows a semester schedule with summer courses offered as well.