Maine Maritime Academy

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Maine Maritime Academy can be found in Castine, ME, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Maine Maritime Academy has an enrollment of over 1,000 students.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this college. Scores between 1010 (25th percentile) - 1200 (75th percentile) on the SAT and between 22 (25th percentile) - 26 (75th percentile) on the ACT is common among applicants admitted to this school. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Maine Maritime Academy average GPA ranges from 3.23 to 3.38 for accepted students. An estimated 50% of all students which applied were admitted at Maine Maritime Academy, and from those that were granted acceptance around 40% continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Maine Maritime Academy Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Maine Maritime Academy was reported as 47.4% in Fall 2020 with over 1,380 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 22 - 26
  • Average GPA: 3.23 - 3.38

How Hard Is It to Get into Maine Maritime Academy?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Maine Maritime Academy is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Maine Maritime Academy has been on a downward trend over the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 75.5%
  • 2017-2018: 79.6%
  • 2018-2019: 55.0%
  • 2019-2020: 47.4%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 55.0%

How Does Maine Maritime Academy Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Maine Maritime Academy is twenty percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
College of the Atlantic72.1%
Unity College98.3%
Thomas College83.8%
Colby College9.7%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Maine Maritime Academy (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading500 - 610
Math510 - 590
Total Score1010 - 1200
ACT®Score Range
English21 - 25
Math18 - 27
Composite Score22 - 26
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