Maine's Education Hub

Within 45 miles of Bangor, Maine there are 8 colleges/universities:

The University of Maine (Orono)

Husson University (Bangor)

Eastern Maine Community College (Bangor)

Beal College (Bangor)

University of Maine at Augusta Bangor Campus (Bangor)

Maine Maritime Academy (Castine)

Unity College (Unity)

College of the Atlantic (Bar Harbor).

In total, the region is home to more than 20,000 students preparing to serve the workforce needs of Maine and the world. The Bangor area is Maine’s educational hub, containing over 28 students per square mile within a 15 mile radius of Bangor. The educational infrastructure in place will allow the Bangor region to grow as an education and research center in the coming years.

As part of our efforts to educate business and community leaders on the benefits of STEM related education, EMDC commissioned a report identify current and potential STEM related jobs in our region.  To read the entire report, Click Here.