Saint Joseph’s College of Maine

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Saint Joseph's College of Maine can be found in Standish, ME, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Saint Joseph's College of Maine has an enrollment of around 2,100 students.

Most of the students admitted to this school got an SAT score within the range of 988 to 1153, or got accepted with an ACT composite score between 19 to 23. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Saint Joseph's College of Maine average GPA ranges from 2.98 to 3.18 for accepted students. Saint Joseph's College of Maine accepts about 90% of students applying each year. Of those that are admitted, about 19% of students continue on to register and enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Saint Joseph's College of Maine Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Saint Joseph's College of Maine was reported as 87.2% in Fall 2020 with over 1,300 college applications submitted to Saint Joseph's College of Maine. 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: 19 - 23
  • Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.18

How Hard Is It to Get into Saint Joseph's College of Maine?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Saint Joseph's College of Maine 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 Saint Joseph's College of Maine has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 78.1%
  • 2017-2018: 80.1%
  • 2018-2019: 83.6%
  • 2019-2020: 87.2%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 77.8%

How Does Saint Joseph's College of Maine Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Saint Joseph's College of Maine is fifty-four percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Maine College of Art62.4%
Bates College12.1%
Bowdoin College9.1%
Plymouth State University84.8%
University of Maine at Farmington90.9%

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 Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters 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 Saint Joseph's College of Maine (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading490 - 573
Math498 - 580
Total Score988 - 1153
ACT®Score Range
English16 - 24
Math16 - 23
Composite Score19 - 23
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