The University of Maine offers the most comprehensive academic offerings in the state, where students can earn graduate certificates, master’s, doctoral or professional science master’s degrees. Ranked among the top public universities for research by the National Science Foundation student research at the university spans the breadth and depth of undergraduate and graduate studies. The university also has one of the nation’s oldest honors programs and has world-class faculty who are leading researchers and scholars in their fields.

Explore the university’s seven colleges, statewide learning locations and educational highlights below.

Academic Areas

Office of the Provost

Provost Dr. John Volin oversees the six colleges and schools at the University of Maine, as well as its regional campus in Machias, the Division of Lifelong Learning, and Cooperative Extension. The Provost’s office also leads academic affairs, faculty development, student success initiatives, strategic priorities, program assessment and accreditation, institutional research and assessment, university libraries, and academic personnel management.

A portrait of Provost John Volin

Majors and Programs

Colleges across campus

Research institutes, centers and labs

Learning Locations

Getting an education at the University of Maine goes beyond the traditional classroom setting. Check out:


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Student Success Hub

From academic advising to campus dining, tutoring, and campus involvement, the Student Success Hub’s user-friendly platform is your one-stop digital destination for all the resources you need to thrive as a Black Bear at UMaine.