Chances of getting into Maine Maritime Academy

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
55%
Admission Difficulty for Maine Maritime Academy
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionAverage

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

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1000-1180
Applicants Submitting SAT
89%
SAT Scores for Maine Maritime Academy
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 490
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1000
SAT Scores for Maine Maritime Academy
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 590
SAT Math 75th 590
SAT Composite 75th 1180
Average SAT Score 1090

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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 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.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Maine Maritime Academy admission chances by SAT score
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%
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Maine Maritime Academy ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
21-27 
Applicants Submitting ACT
15%
ACT Scores for Maine Maritime Academy
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for Maine Maritime Academy
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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Maine Maritime Academy admission chances by ACT score
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%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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

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.

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Admission Statistics

Maine Maritime Academy admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 194 862 1,056
Accepted 100 481 581
Acceptance Rate 52% 56% 55%
Enrolled 31 191 222
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 31% 40% 38%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Apr 1, 2020
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2020 has passed. Applications were due on Apr 1, 2020.

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.

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.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 21 and 27. 15% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.

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