M
Public 4 Year

University of Maine Admission Requirements

Orono, Maine

 0 Reviews

Chances of getting into University of Maine

Admissions

Acceptance Rate 
92%
Admission Difficulty for University of Maine
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Unavailable 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into University of Maine and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at University of Maine is 92%.  It ranks #13 in Maine for lowest rate of acceptance. University of Maine is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 13,633 out of 14,785 applicants were admitted.

University of Maine typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.36. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 15% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The University of Maine application fee is $0 and applications are due by Mar 1.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required or recommended by University of Maine.

University of Maine SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT 
93%
SAT Scores for University of Maine
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for University of Maine
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

University of Maine ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT 
12%
ACT Scores for University of Maine
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for University of Maine
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

University of Maine GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.36
Typical High School Grades 
B+

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

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into University of Maine. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Maine was 3.36 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #5 in Maine for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.36 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as University of Maine accepts 92% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted University of Maine students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 25.0% Good
3.75 to 3.99 7.6% Avg +
3.50 to 3.74 11.5% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 11.8% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 27.4% Reach
2.50 to 2.99 9.3% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 7.4% Low
1.00 to 1.99 0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

Other Colleges to Consider 

High School Class Rank

79% of University of Maine freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted University of Maine students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 22%
Top 25% of class 50%
Top 50% of class 79%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

University of Maine admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 8,006 6,779 14,785
Accepted 7,395 6,238 13,633
Acceptance Rate 92% 92% 92%
Enrolled 939 1,120 2,059
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 13% 18% 15%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Mar 1, 2023
Days left to Apply
195

Applicants have 195 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Mar 1, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to University of Maine is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

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

University of Maine Application Requirements
Test Scores Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA Recommended
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 University of Maine
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=161253 IPEDS survey data for University of Maine.

FAQs

Does University of Maine prefer SAT or ACT?

93% of students submit their SAT scores to University of Maine. 12% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into University of Maine?

92% of those who apply are granted admission to University of Maine. Admission competition is and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.