University of Maine (UMaine)

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University of Maine can be found in Orono, ME, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around thirteen thousand students enrolled per year at UMaine.

The majority of students getting into UMaine had an SAT score within the range of 1430 to 1780, or got accepted with an ACT score within the range of 21 to 26. We were able to estimate the UMaine average GPA (3.13 - 3.45) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. 81% of all those who apply are accepted to UMaine, from which 30 percent choose to attend. When applying historical data, we have projected that the UMaine acceptance rate 2015 will be around 79%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at umaine.edu.

Overall UMaine Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012

81.1%

The overall acceptance rate for University of Maine was reported as 81.1% in Fall 2012 with over 8,310 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

  • UMaine SAT Scores: 1430 - 1780
  • UMaine ACT Scores: 21 - 26
  • UMaine Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.45

How Hard Is It to Get into University of Maine?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of University 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 2019 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2019-2020 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for UMaine has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2008-2009: 77.2%
  • 2009-2010: 80.1%
  • 2010-2011: 77.8%
  • 2011-2012: 77.7%
  • 2012-2013: 81.1%
  • Projected UMaine Acceptance Rate 2019-2020: 79.2%

How Does UMaine Compare?

81.1%
This School
55.5%
National Avg

The acceptance rate for University of Maine is forty-six percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
University of Southern Maine82.8%
University of New England85.8%
University of New Hampshire-Main Campus77.8%
Plymouth State University77.5%
Endicott College71.7%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Recommended
  • 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 2012)

TotalMaleFemale
Applicants8,30649.1%50.9%
Admitted6,73347.8%52.2%
Enrolled1,99752.6%47.4%

Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to UMaine (Fall 2012)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading480 - 590
Math490 - 610
Writing460 - 580
Total Score1430 - 1780
ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score21 - 26
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