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Maine Maritime Academy Admission Requirements

Castine, Maine

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Chances of getting into Maine Maritime Academy

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
45.3%
Admission Difficulty for Maine Maritime Academy
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionAverage
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How hard is it to get into Maine Maritime Academy and can I get accepted? The school has a 45% acceptance rate ranking it #4 in Maine for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 653 out of 1,441 applicants were admitted making Maine Maritime Academy a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 48 percent. Maine Maritime Academy typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 40% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. Maine Maritime Academy is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Maine Maritime Academy SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1010-1200
Applicants Submitting SAT
89%
SAT Scores for Maine Maritime Academy
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 500
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1010
SAT Scores for Maine Maritime Academy
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 610
SAT Math 75th 590
SAT Composite 75th 1200
Average SAT Score 1110

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Maine Maritime Academy typically prefers applicants to be in the top 59 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1010 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 910. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1110 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.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Maine Maritime Academy admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1200 and Above Good >58%
1105 to 1200 Avg + 45%-58%
1010 to 1105 Avg - 32%-45%
915 to 1010 Reach 22%-32%
Less than 915 Low <22%
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Maine Maritime Academy ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
22-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
15%
ACT Scores for Maine Maritime Academy
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 21
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 22
ACT Scores for Maine Maritime Academy
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 27
ACT Composite 75th 26
Average ACT Score 24

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 22 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 37 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #3 in Maine for highest average ACT composite score. 15 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Maine Maritime Academy.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Maine Maritime Academy admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >58%
24 to 26 Avg + 45%-58%
22 to 24 Avg - 32%-45%
20 to 22 Reach 22%-32%
Less than 20 Low <22%
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Maine Maritime Academy GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.26*
Typical High School Grades
B

What GPA do you need to get into Maine Maritime Academy?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Maine Maritime Academy. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Maine Maritime Academy was 3.26 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #3 in Maine for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Maine Maritime Academy will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

 What do these ratings mean?

*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.26 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.

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Admission Statistics

Maine Maritime Academy admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 285 1,092 1,441
Accepted 121 532 653
Acceptance Rate 42% 49% 45%
Enrolled 41 221 262
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 34% 42% 40%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jul 1, 2021
Days left to Apply
44

Applicants have 44 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Jul 1, 2021.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Maine Maritime Academy is $50.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Maine Maritime Academy and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Maine Maritime Academy Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Considered but not required
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.

FAQs

Does Maine Maritime Academy prefer SAT or ACT?

89% of students submit their SAT scores to Maine Maritime Academy. 15% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Maine Maritime Academy?

45% of those who apply are granted admission to Maine Maritime Academy. Admission competition is low and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Maine Maritime Academy?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1010 and 1200. 89% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Maine Maritime Academy?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 22 and 26. 15% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.