University of Maine Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into University of Maine
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into University of Maine and can I get accepted? The school has a 92% acceptance rate ranking it #15 in Maine for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 12,207 out of 13,231 applicants were admitted making University of Maine an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 36 percent. University of Maine typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 19% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
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University of Maine SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT92%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||580|
|SAT Math 25th||550|
|SAT Composite 25th||1130|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||670|
|SAT Math 75th||640|
|SAT Composite 75th||1310|
|Average SAT Score||1220|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Maine?
University of Maine typically requires applicants to be in the top 36 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1130 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 1040. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1220 out of 1600. The school ranks #2 in Maine for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 92 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|
|1310 and Above||Good||>95%|
|1220 to 1310||Avg +||92%-95%|
|1130 to 1220||Avg -||87%-92%|
|1040 to 1130||Reach||80%-87%|
|Less than 1040||Low||<80%|
University of Maine ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT15%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||21|
|ACT Math 25th||20|
|ACT Composite 25th||22|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||27|
|ACT Math 75th||27|
|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 University of Maine?
Admission data indicates that University of Maine regularly accepts students with ACT's of 22 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 37 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 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 #2 in Maine for highest average ACT composite score. 15 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Maine.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|27 and Above||Good||>96%|
|24 to 27||Avg +||92%-96%|
|22 to 24||Avg -||88%-92%|
|20 to 22||Reach||83%-88%|
|Less than 20||Low||<83%|
Avg. High School GPA3.22
Typical High School GradesB
You will need about 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 3.22 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #6 in Maine for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.22 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as University of Maine accepts 92% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||8%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||11%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||35%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||12%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||10%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
78% of University of Maine freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||19%|
|Top 25% of class||46%|
|Top 50% of class||78%|
|Bottom 50% of class||22%|
|Bottom 25% of class||4%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||17%||21%||19%|
What are the requirements for admission to University of Maine and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Recommended|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|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.
Frequently Asked Questions
92% of students submit their SAT scores to University of Maine. 15% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
92% of those who apply are granted admission to University of Maine. Admission competition is and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1130 and 1310. 92% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.