Accreditation at the University of Maine
The University of Maine is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE), the oldest regional accrediting association in the United States. NECHE requires member institutions to demonstrate assessment of student learning by meeting specific standards and submitting a self-study report. A list of all the required NECHE standards that UMaine strives to meet can be found here. In addition, individual degree programs within UMaine’s five schools and colleges receive accreditation or recognition from various accrediting bodies and professional societies. A comprehensive list of all such bodies can be found under each of the individual schools and colleges listed below.