UMaine Research

UMaine graduate students benefit from world-class faculty mentorship and opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration with partnering organizations. With access to 16 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 an R1 Very High Research Activity Institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching

Maine’s only public research university


Research expenditures in FY23

Research News

Office of Research Administration

Office of Research Compliance

Office of Research Development