Welcome to the Maine College of Engineering and Computing

As Maine’s leading engineering and computing program, the college prepares an educated workforce, conducts research that turns knowledge into innovative solutions, and provides outreach that includes STEM initiatives.

The mission of the Maine College of Engineering and Computing (MCEC) at the University of Maine is to produce the graduates and new technologies needed to move Maine’s economy forward. As a UMaine signature area, the College continues to play a vital role in our state and beyond and is a key element in assisting several other signature areas.

The Maine College of Engineering and Computing at the University of Maine is Maine’s only educational institution to offer 12 ABET accredited engineering, engineering technology and computer science degree programs. Our reputation is known world-wide, our facilities are world-class, and our research contributes significantly to scientific discoveries and economic development in Maine and beyond. Innovating engineering excellence since 1865.



Maine College of Engineering and Computing at a Glance

97% of MCEC graduates have jobs or continue their education within 6 months of graduating.

12 ABET Accredited Programs means that a program meets the standards to produce quality and well prepared graduates. www.abet.org

Over 80% of students participate in internships or co-ops. Companies include NASA, IDEXX, General Dynamics and many more!

The R1 Carnegie Classification is reserved to the top 3.7% of the US degree-granting postsecondary institutions, being R1 means that MCEC students experience discovery-inspired learning!

Getting Started

Our Programs & Departments

Computing and Information Sciences:

Graduate & Certificate Programs

Computer & Information Sciences

  • 4+1 Computer Science – MS
  • 4+1 Information Systems – MS
  • Computer Science – MS
  • Data Science and Engineering – MS
  • Information Systems – MS
  • Spatial Informatics – MS
  • Spatial Information Science and Engineering – MS
  • Computer Science – PhD
  • Spatial Information Science and Engineering – PhD

Cooperating MSIS and MBA Programs


  • Chemical Engineering – MS & PhD
  • Biomedical Engineering – MS
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering – MS & PhD
  • Electrical Engineering – MS & PhD
  • Computer Engineering – MS & PhD
  • Mechanical Engineering – MS & PhD

Engineering Technology:

  • Electrical Engineering Technology – PSM, MS, & Certificate
  • Surveying Engineering Technology – PSM, MS, & Certificate
  • Online Doctor of Engineering in Engineering Technology –  PhD.

Meet the Dean

At the UMaine Maine College of Engineering and Computing, we develop our award winning faculty, cutting-edge research facilities and passion for engineering to shape future engineering graduates capable of world-changing innovations. Building on the legacy and prestige of this amazing college, my role as Dean is to help charter it to new multidisciplinary and inclusive horizons that will make innovations impactful and real for the state of Maine and beyond.

Giovanna Guidoboni, PhD
Dean, Maine College of Engineering and Computing
University of Maine

Getting Started with Engineering and Computing!

The Maine College of Engineering and Computing is proud to offer programs designed to reach Maine’s youth. Through our partnerships with local and national organizations, we are able to give middle and high school students and hands-on experience with engineering and computing!

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