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Graduate work has been available at the University of Maine since the first master's degree was conferred here in 1881. Since that time, graduate offerings have expanded significantly to include our current selection of over 70 master's and 30 doctoral areas of study.

Beginning in 1923, graduate work has been a separate division of the University. This differentiation allows the Graduate School to meet the unique needs of the 2300-plus graduate students currently enrolled at the Orono campus on both academic and personal matters. We encourage you to contact our office (located on the lower level of Stodder Hall) at anytime, for information or materials related to graduate studies at the University of Maine.

What's New at the Graduate School

  • Posted on: Tuesday, October 22

    The Graduate School will be hosting two informative sessions on Wednesday, October 23rd from 2-4pm and Thursday, October 24th from 1-3pm of the Thesis Formatting Workshop for students.  Information is included in this flyer...

  • Posted on: Thursday, October 10

    The University of Maine Graduate School will be hosting the 3rd Annual Graduate and Professional Programs Open House from 4-6 p.m. on Oct. 16 in the Graduate Commons (Room 57) of Stodder Hall for those interested in pursuing graduate education at UMaine. Doctorate degrees are available in 30...

  • Posted on: Thursday, September 12

    Maine’s Department of Communication and Journalism hosted the 2013 National Communication Association Doctoral Honors Seminar (DHS) from July 18-21. The DHS has been held since 1970 and is the premier graduate event of our national organization. The Seminar was highly successful. With 29...

  • Posted on: Wednesday, July 17

    The New Graduate Teaching Assistant Orientation held on August 28th provided students with information about how to be productive within the classroom in addition to some other important information which can be found at out...