About Student Financial Services

Student Financial Services is committed to helping you and your family find the financial means to achieve your educational goals. Comprising the Financial Aid and Student Accounts offices, we offer a comprehensive program that makes the most of the institutional and federal monies available to you.

Financing Your Education

Financing a college education is a partnership between you, your family, and the University. We aim to help you maximize the resources available to you. We are your resource for all things financial during your time at UNE.

Return on Investment

鶹ýis committed to providing a strong return for your investment in education. That means offering a quality academic experience that is within reach. Our Student Financial Services team is here to support you in the process of planning your 鶹ýeducation.

Learn more about how our ROI excellence translates into your professional success

Committed to Affordability

鶹ýoffers a Merit Scholarship program that bases gift money awards on your level of academic achievement – 98% of our undergraduate students receive merit-based scholarships, with an average total award package of $30,000. We also offer institutional grants and scholarships. Graduate students can find numerous grant and scholarship opportunities, specific to programs of study. If the financial aid you are awarded does not cover all of your direct costs, we help you find ways to help fund the remaining balance.

Fill out the FAFSA

The determines your eligibility for all federal student aid programs and all need-based 鶹ýfunds and must be filed annually.

Types of Aid

鶹ýoffers a variety of sources for financial aid, including scholarships, grants, loans, and work and research opportunities. A financial aid package may also include federal, state, and other types of aid.

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Scholarships

98% of 鶹ýundergraduates receive merit-based scholarships.

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Grants

Grants are available from UNE, the state, and federal government.

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Loans

Loans are offered through the federal direct loan program and private institutions.

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Work Opportunities

Federal work study awards help you gain experience and pay for your education.

Financial Aid Resources

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The Value of Student Financial Services

Ensuring a Strong Return on Investment for Students

The 鶹ýPledge

  • Undergraduate students will have no additional lab or studio fees regardless of their major – saving you up to $1,000 per year
  • A Lifetime Partnership Award of an additional $1,000, given to 鶹ýundergrads who are graduating and pursue a graduate degree at UNE
  • Spend up to three semesters at our campus in Morocco and at our partner schools in Spain, France, or elsewhere at no additional cost

鶹ýFinancial Aid by the Numbers

#1

in Maine for getting a job

Zippia 2023
95%

of undergrads employed or in ongoing higher education within one year of graduating

2016-2022 鶹ýgraduate surveys
98%

percentage of our graduates responsibly managing their student loan obligations

Contact

Contact us with any questions you may have.

Meet With SFS

Current and admitted students can to discuss Financial Aid, paying for college, and your student account. Appointments are available in person, online, and via phone. 

Student Financial Services

For information about the financial aid and billing process contact Student Financial Services at sfs@une.edu or (207) 602-2342. Our office hours are Monday–Friday 9 a.m.–4 p.m.