Maine Maritime Academy Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Maine Maritime Academy
|Applicant Competition||Very 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. Maine Maritime Academy typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 40% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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Maine Maritime Academy SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT89%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||540|
|SAT Math 25th||530|
|SAT Composite 25th||1070|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||640|
|SAT Math 75th||610|
|SAT Composite 75th||1250|
|Average SAT Score||1160|
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 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.
|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%|
Maine Maritime Academy ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT13%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||16|
|ACT Math 25th||19|
|ACT Composite 25th||18|
|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.
|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%|
Avg. High School GPA3.26*
Typical High School GradesB
You will need 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. If your high school grades are above the average 3.26 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Maine Maritime Academy accepts 80% of all applicants.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||34%||41%||40%|
Applications are DueApr 1, 2020
Days left to Apply133
Applicants have 133 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|
|Dec 7||Dec 20|
|Mar 14||Mar 27|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Dec 14||Dec 24|
|Feb 8||Feb 19|
What are the requirements for admission to Maine Maritime Academy and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|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.