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. The small size of enrollment, which is around 1,000 students, provides smaller class sizes for enrolled students.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this college. Scores between 1350 (25th percentile) - 1660 (75th percentile) on the SAT and between 20 (25th percentile) - 24 (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 2.98 to 3.33 for accepted students. An estimated 70% of all students which applied were admitted at Maine Maritime Academy, and from those that were granted acceptance around 44% continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Maine Maritime Academy Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Maine Maritime Academy was reported as 65.4% in Fall 2013 with over 791 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

  • SAT Scores: 1350 - 1660
  • ACT Scores: 20 - 24
  • Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.33

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 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Maine Maritime Academy has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 62.3%
  • 2010-2011: 54.6%
  • 2011-2012: 64.1%
  • 2012-2013: 66.2%
  • 2013-2014: 65.4%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 63.9%

How Does Maine Maritime Academy Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Maine Maritime Academy is eighteen percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
College of the Atlantic73.7%
Unity College88.8%
New England School of Communications30.1%
Husson University79.9%
Thomas College72.4%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • 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 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Maine Maritime Academy (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading440 - 550
Math480 - 580
Writing430 - 530
Total Score1350 - 1660
ACT®Score Range
English20 - 25
Math21 - 26
Composite Score20 - 24
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