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Castine, Maine

Maine Maritime Academy Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Maine Maritime Academy

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
79.6%
Admission Difficulty for Maine Maritime Academy
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Maine Maritime Academy and can I get accepted? The school has a 80% acceptance rate ranking it #8 in Maine for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 605 out of 760 applicants were admitted making Maine Maritime Academy an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 54 percent. Only 40% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Maine Maritime Academy SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1070-1250
Applicants Submitting SAT
89%
SAT Scores for Maine Maritime Academy
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 540
SAT Math 25th 530
SAT Composite 25th 1070
SAT Scores for Maine Maritime Academy
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 640
SAT Math 75th 610
SAT Composite 75th 1250
Average SAT Score 1160

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Maine Maritime Academy?

Maine Maritime Academy typically requires applicants to be in the top 47 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1070 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 980. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1160 out of 1600. The school ranks #4 in Maine for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 89 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Maine Maritime Academy admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1250 and Above Good >87%
1160 to 1250 Avg + 80%-87%
1070 to 1160 Avg - 70%-80%
980 to 1070 Reach 58%-70%
Less than 980 Low <58%
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Maine Maritime Academy ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT
13%
ACT Scores for Maine Maritime Academy
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 16
ACT Math 25th 19
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Maine Maritime Academy
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 24
Average ACT Score 21

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Maine Maritime Academy?

Admission data indicates that Maine Maritime Academy regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 15 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #5 in Maine for highest average ACT composite score. 13 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Maine Maritime Academy.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Maine Maritime Academy admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >87%
21 to 24 Avg + 80%-87%
18 to 21 Avg - 70%-80%
15 to 18 Reach 58%-70%
Less than 15 Low <58%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Maine Maritime Academy has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

Admission Statistics

Maine Maritime Academy admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 110 650 760
Accepted 89 516 605
Acceptance Rate 81% 79% 80%
Enrolled 30 214 244
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 34% 41% 40%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Apr 1, 2020
Days left to Apply
193

Applicants have 193 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Apr 1, 2020.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Maine Maritime Academy before the Apr 1 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
Oct 5 Oct 18
Nov 2 Nov 15
Dec 7 Dec 20
Mar 14 Mar 27
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Oct 26 Nov 14
Dec 14 Dec 24
Feb 8 Feb 19

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Maine Maritime Academy and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Maine Maritime Academy Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Maine Maritime Academy
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=161299 IPEDS survey data for Maine Maritime Academy.