About Antioch University New England

About AUNE

Antioch University New England (AUNE) is a dynamic, innovative institution offering scholarly, practice-oriented graduate study.

Founded in 1964, AUNE is closely linked to the region, with national and global connections through its students, alumni, and institutional concerns. Our alumni, over 10,000 in number, constitute a strong network in leadership positions throughout New England, the United States, and the world. Many maintain an active involvement with AUNE.

AUNE offers programs in environmental studies, education, psychology, and management.

Antioch University New England has a long history of high academic standards, integration of work and study, commitment to bypassed populations, and learner responsibility.  These are intertwined with the New England traditions of self-reliance, small-community values, and private action for the public good.

We attract students who have reached critical inflection points in their lives or careers. They come to us because they seek fundamental change internal and external.
Stephen B. Jones, AUNE President

Antioch University New England is part of Antioch University, a five-campus university (Antioch University New England, in Keene, NH; Antioch University Midwest (formerly McGregor) in Yellow Springs, Ohio; Antioch University Seattle in Seattle, Washington; and Antioch University Los Angeles and Antioch University Santa Barbara in California). We encourage you to continue scrolling through our website to learn more about our flexible and affordable programs.

Mission and Values

Antioch University provides learner-centered education to empower students with the knowledge and skills to lead meaningful lives and to advance social, economic, and environmental justice.


Antioch University aspires to be a leading university offering learners and communities transformative education in a global context that fosters innovation and inspires social action.

Statement of Purpose

Antioch University New England provides transformative education through scholarship, innovation, and community action for a just and sustainable society.

New England Values

Antioch University New England is committed to innovative academic excellence, integrating practice with theory in a collaborative learning environment that is attentive to multiple learning styles.

Antioch University New England believes in ecological stewardship and social justice, cultivating local as well as global perspectives to educate students with diverse backgrounds and opinions to become leaders of change.

Antioch University New England values community engagement: using place-based practices to foster scholarship, activism, and service learning; creating organizational integrity through shared governance.