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Student Camden Akins enjoys a sea kayaking class in Castine, Maine. Photo by William Hafford, professor of adventure therapy at Unity College.

Fall Open House

Discover Unity

At Unity College, we’re giving students the tools to become environmental professionals. We’re focused on the imperative of sustainability science—in the classroom and in the real world. Unity provides students with an exceptional education that meets the demands of an earth and an economy in crisis.

Our emphasis on experiential learning is rooted in a framework of sustainability science. No matter what your major, you’ll learn to consider all of the angles through our transdisciplinary approach to education. At our college of environmental science, we pride ourselves on turning our students into the problem solvers of tomorrow.
Middle of everywhere

Unity, Maine is in the middle of 

everywhere; ideal for environmental,

experiential learning.

Sustainability Framework

Unity College is the first college in 

the nation to base its curriculum on 

a framework of sustainability science.

Highest Accreditation

In 2013, Unity College received

the highest level of accreditation

from the New England Association

of Schools and Colleges.

First to divest

Unity College was the first college in

 the nation to divest from fossil fuels.

Environmental Focus

We offer 16

environmentally-focused majors.

Small Classes

Small class size (18), and excellent

student/teacher ratio (10:1) means

more personalized support.

Passive and Net Zero Housing

Student housing at Unity includes

TerraHaus, the first passive solar

residence hall in the nation.

Green Jobs

Within one year of graduation,

89% of alumni were employed

or pursuing graduate degrees

at prominent instituions.

Affordable Tuition

Unity College’s tuition rates are 18%

below national average.


We are revolutionary. Unity College educates visionary leaders, problem solvers, and stewards of the earth. We teach Sustainability Science. It’s about understanding the complexity of interactions among economy, society, and nature to develop concrete solutions to the problems threatening the very survival of humanity.

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<a style="color: #ffffff;" href="">On November 1, meet faculty from all 16 majors. </a>
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