FROM PUBLIC TO PRIVATE, PRE-K TO DOCTORAL DEGREES, THERE IS AN EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY AWAITING YOU IN THE GREATER BANGOR REGION.
The Greater Bangor region is home to world-class education for all students. Public and private schools are available for children and young adults from pre-k through high school. Additionally, there are six post-secondary educational organizations within the Greater Bangor region providing specialized and unique learning opportunities.
Eastern Maine Community College provides the highest quality post-secondary technical, career, and transfer education, and serves as a dynamic community and economic resource. EMCC offers over 30 one-and two-year program options, as well as short term and specialized training and retraining courses for business, industry, and community. From Automotive Technology and Plumbing to Criminal Justice and Fire Science, from Nursing and Surgical Technology to Culinary Arts and Liberal Studies, EMCC is dedicated to providing all students with a well-balanced education focused on problem solving, decision making, communications, social understanding, computer applications, mathematics, and science.
Husson University, founded in 1898, is committed to strengthening Maine’s future by preparing the business, health and communication professionals of tomorrow. It enrolls over 3,500 undergraduate and graduate students across three campuses in Maine and online. Husson offers 80 degree programs in business, communications, health, education, criminal justice, science, and the humanities. The College Database included Husson University on its list of Top Ten Maine Colleges with the Highest Financial Return on Investment.
The University of Maine System has campuses across the state, including the flagship campus in Orono. UMaine educational programs cover a large range of studies in undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs. Their facilities feature the state of the art New Balance Recreational Center, the Collins Center for the Arts, and the state’s only NCAA Division 1 athletic teams. The University of Maine System also offers a satellite campus in Bangor through their Augusta campus.
Nearby Unity College is a leader in sustainability science educating responsible, optimistic individuals committed to solving the world’s most pressing environmental problems. For over fifty years, Unity College has been preparing the next generation of environmental professionals and leaders to successfully face real-world challenges.
Also within the Greater Bangor Area, you will find Maine Maritime Academy in Castine.