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University of Maine at Fort Kent Admission Requirements

Fort Kent, Maine

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Chances of getting into University of Maine at Fort Kent

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
99.3%
Admission Difficulty for University of Maine at Fort Kent
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
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How hard is it to get into University of Maine at Fort Kent and can I get accepted? The school has a 99% acceptance rate ranking it #17 in Maine for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 737 out of 742 applicants were admitted making University of Maine at Fort Kent an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 75 percent. University of Maine at Fort Kent typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 18% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the lower half of their high school class.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to University of Maine at Fort Kent. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 73% of students submit SAT scores and 8% submit ACT scores.

University of Maine at Fort Kent SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
880-1070
Applicants Submitting SAT
73%
SAT Scores for University of Maine at Fort Kent
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 440
SAT Math 25th 440
SAT Composite 25th 880
SAT Scores for University of Maine at Fort Kent
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 540
SAT Math 75th 530
SAT Composite 75th 1070
Average SAT Score 980

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Maine at Fort Kent?

University of Maine at Fort Kent typically prefers applicants to be in the top 81 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 880 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 780. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 980 out of 1600. The school ranks #8 in Maine for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 73 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of Maine at Fort Kent admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1070 and Above Good >99%
975 to 1070 Avg + 99%-99%
880 to 975 Avg - 98%-99%
785 to 880 Reach 97%-98%
Less than 785 Low <97%
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University of Maine at Fort Kent ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
17-19 
Applicants Submitting ACT
8%
ACT Scores for University of Maine at Fort Kent
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for University of Maine at Fort Kent
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 19
ACT Math 75th 20
ACT Composite 75th 19
Average ACT Score 18

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into University of Maine at Fort Kent?

Admission data indicates that University of Maine at Fort Kent regularly accepts students with ACT's of 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 18 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 19 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #8 in Maine for highest average ACT composite score. 8 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Maine at Fort Kent.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Maine at Fort Kent admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
19 and Above Good >99%
18 to 19 Avg + 99%-99%
17 to 18 Avg - 98%-99%
16 to 17 Reach 97%-98%
Less than 16 Low <97%
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University of Maine at Fort Kent GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.1
Typical High School Grades
B

What GPA do you need to get into University of Maine at Fort Kent?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into University of Maine at Fort Kent. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Maine at Fort Kent was 3.1 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #7 in Maine for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.1 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as University of Maine at Fort Kent accepts 99% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted University of Maine at Fort Kent students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 14% Good
3.50 to 3.75 16% Good
3.25 to 3.50 16% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 26% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 12% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 14% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 2% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

77% of University of Maine at Fort Kent freshman were in the bottom half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted University of Maine at Fort Kent students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 0%
Top 25% of class 7%
Top 50% of class 23%
Bottom 50% of class 77%
Bottom 25% of class 22%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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Admission Statistics

University of Maine at Fort Kent admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 476 266 742
Accepted 473 264 737
Acceptance Rate 99% 99% 99%
Enrolled 77 55 132
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 16% 21% 18%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to University of Maine at Fort Kent is $40.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Maine at Fort Kent and what student information is used for admission decisions?

University of Maine at Fort Kent Admission Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of Maine at Fort Kent
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=161235 IPEDS survey data for University of Maine at Fort Kent.

FAQs

Does University of Maine at Fort Kent prefer SAT or ACT?

73% of students submit their SAT scores to University of Maine at Fort Kent. 8% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into University of Maine at Fort Kent?

99% of those who apply are granted admission to University of Maine at Fort Kent. Admission competition is and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for University of Maine at Fort Kent?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 880 and 1070. 73% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for University of Maine at Fort Kent?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 17 and 19. 8% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.