Maine Maritime Academy Admission RequirementsCastine, Maine
Chances of getting into Maine Maritime Academy
How hard is it to get into Maine Maritime Academy and can I get accepted? The school has a 55% acceptance rate ranking it #5 in Maine for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 581 out of 1,056 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 52 percent. Maine Maritime Academy typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 38% 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||490|
|SAT Math 25th||510|
|SAT Composite 25th||1000|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||590|
|SAT Math 75th||590|
|SAT Composite 75th||1180|
|Average SAT Score||1090|
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 60 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1000 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 1090 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|
|1180 and Above||Good||>68%|
|1090 to 1180||Avg +||55%-68%|
|1000 to 1090||Avg -||42%-55%|
|910 to 1000||Reach||30%-42%|
|Less than 910||Low||<30%|
Maine Maritime Academy ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT15%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||17|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||21|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||24|
|ACT Math 75th||25|
|ACT Composite 75th||27|
|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 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 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 27 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.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|27 and Above||Good||>68%|
|24 to 27||Avg +||55%-68%|
|21 to 24||Avg -||42%-55%|
|18 to 21||Reach||30%-42%|
|Less than 18||Low||<30%|
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 GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Maine Maritime Academy accepts 55% of students who apply.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||31%||40%||38%|
Applications were DueApr 1, 2020
Days left to ApplyNone
The application deadline for Fall 2020 has passed. Applications were due on Apr 1, 2020.
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.
Frequently Asked Questions
89% of students submit their SAT scores to Maine Maritime Academy. 15% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
55% 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.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1000 and 1180. 89% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.