The University of Maine

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The University of Maine in Orono is the flagship of the University of Maine System and the State's Land Grant and Sea Grant University.


UMaine is one of 99 "High Research Activity" universities in the US.

Classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, UMaine conducts $70 Million to $100 million of R&D annually, with strong specialties in engineering, marine science, composites, physics and surface science, biological and ecological sciences, and forestry and agriculture.

The University of Maine is an excellent source of knowledge for growing and new businesses

A growing number of businesses are incubating on campus and at the UpStart Maine. Even undergraduate students are actively encouraged to innovate and learn how to navigate risk through the support of the Foster Center for Innovation.
Here are a few more links that may be helpful for innovation, entrepreneurship, or the Univeristy of Maine; Office of Institutional Research and Assessment, Research and Development, Career Center.

Although Orono is lucky that the University of Maine calls Orono home, the Greater Bangor Area has many options for higher education. Follow these links to learn more about each one; Husson University (Bangor), Eastern Maine Community College (Bangor), New England School of Communications (Bangor), Beal University (Bangor), UMA Bangor University College (Bangor), College of the Atlantic (Bar Harbor), Maine Maritime Academy (Castine)