UMaine Research

UMaine graduate students benefit from world-class faculty mentorship and opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration with partnering organizations. With access to 18 major research centers and institutes with over 100 individual laboratories, our students take expeditions around the globe, explore oceans and study the stars. They help design spacecraft and work to transform biomedical research. Visit the UMaine Research website for a full guide to campus resources and highlights.

Research Quickfacts

  • UMaine is a land, sea, and space grant university

  • The National Science Foundation has ranked UMaine among the top third of public institutions engaged in research

  • UMaine is classified as a High Research Activity Institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching

  • 436 master’s and 62 doctorates awarded in 2019-2020

  • Maine’s only public research university


Research expenditures in FY20