University of Maine at Machias (University of Maine-Machias)

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University of Maine at Machias can be found in Machias, ME, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. University of Maine at Machias has only around 950 enrolled students, which allows them to offer smaller classes.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this college. Scores within the range of 1210 (25th percentile) - 1560 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and in the range of 18 (25th percentile) - 25 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is common among applicants accepted to this school. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the University of Maine-Machias average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.80 - 3.18. Approximately 90% of all students which applied were accepted at University of Maine-Machias, and from those that were granted acceptance around 27% continued on to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall University of Maine-Machias Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for University of Maine at Machias was reported as 85.4% in Fall 2013 with over 452 college applications submitted to University of Maine at Machias. 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

  • University of Maine-Machias SAT Scores: 1210 - 1560
  • University of Maine-Machias ACT Scores: 18 - 25
  • University of Maine-Machias Average GPA: 2.80 - 3.18

How Hard Is It to Get into University of Maine at Machias?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of University of Maine at Machias 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 University of Maine at Machias has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 73.8%
  • 2010-2011: 80.6%
  • 2011-2012: 78.5%
  • 2012-2013: 82.6%
  • 2013-2014: 85.4%
  • Projected University of Maine-Machias Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 82.1%

How Does University of Maine-Machias Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for University of Maine at Machias is fifty-four 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%
New England School of Communications30.1%
Unity College88.8%
Maine College of Art96.3%

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 Recommended
  • 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 University of Maine-Machias (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading410 - 530
Math410 - 520
Writing390 - 510
Total Score1210 - 1560
ACT®Score Range
English17 - 24
Math17 - 27
Composite Score18 - 25
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