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Admission Comparison Between Maine Colleges

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Acceptance Rate and Application Statistics

Next table compares the admission related statistics including number of applicants, admitted, and enrolled between Colleges in Maine. The average acceptance rate of Colleges in Maine is 49.97% and the average admission yield (enrollment rate) is 23.17%.
Bowdoin College has the tighest (lowest) acceptance rate of 9.05% and Maine College of Health Professions has the highest yield (enrollment rate) of 100.00% among Colleges in Maine. The numbers in parenthesis() in below table represent the number and rate by gender (men/women). The statistics is based on the latest data from IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education for academic year 2019-2020.
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Admission Stats Comparison Between Colleges In Maine
Name ApplicantsAdmittedEnrolledAcceptance RateEnrollment Rate
Purdue University Global-LewistonNo admission statistics available for the school.
College of the Atlantic
451 (148/303) 325 (93/232) 105 (31/74) 72% (63%/77%) 32% (33%/24%)
Bates College
8,222 (3,660/4,562) 998 (451/547) 499 (231/268) 12% (12%/12%) 50% (51%/6%)
Beal College
No admission statistics available for the school.
Bowdoin College
9,332 (3,995/5,337) 845 (413/432) 499 (248/251) 9% (10%/8%) 59% (60%/5%)
Maine College of Health Professions
23 (2/21) 12 (1/11) 12 (1/11) 52% (50%/52%) 100% (100%/52%)
Central Maine Community College
No admission statistics available for the school.
Colby College
13,584 (6,274/7,310) 1,314 (584/730) 522 (241/281) 10% (9%/10%) 40% (41%/4%)
Eastern Maine Community College
No admission statistics available for the school.
Kennebec Valley Community College
No admission statistics available for the school.
The Landing School
No admission statistics available for the school.
University of Maine at Augusta
No admission statistics available for the school.
University of Maine at Farmington
1,744 (559/1,185) 1,586 (499/1,087) 384 (111/273) 91% (89%/92%) 24% (22%/23%)
University of Maine at Fort Kent
742 (266/476) 737 (264/473) 132 (55/77) 99% (99%/99%) 18% (21%/16%)
University of Maine at Machias
No admission statistics available for the school.
University of Maine
13,118 (6,172/6,946) 11,838 (5,551/6,287) 2,140 (1,192/948) 90% (90%/91%) 18% (21%/14%)
University of Maine-System Central OfficeNo admission statistics available for the school.
Maine Maritime Academy
1,441 (1,092/285) 653 (532/121) 262 (221/41) 45% (49%/42%) 40% (42%/14%)
University of Maine at Presque Isle
736 (253/483) 729 (249/480) 189 (83/106) 99% (98%/99%) 26% (33%/22%)
University of New England5,175 (1,629/3,546) 4,367 (1,345/3,022) 712 (226/486) 84% (83%/85%) 16% (17%/14%)
Northern Maine Community College
No admission statistics available for the school.
Empire Beauty School-MaineNo admission statistics available for the school.
Maine College of Art
906 (191/715) 565 (119/446) 119 (32/87) 62% (62%/62%) 21% (27%/12%)
Saint Joseph's College of Maine
1,301 (452/849) 1,134 (395/739) 212 (83/129) 87% (87%/87%) 19% (21%/15%)
Spa Tech Institute-Westbrook
No admission statistics available for the school.
Southern Maine Community College
No admission statistics available for the school.
University of Southern Maine
4,996 (1,982/3,014) 4,042 (1,564/2,478) 893 (382/511) 81% (79%/82%) 22% (24%/17%)
Thomas College
1,081 (523/558) 906 (431/475) 207 (100/107) 84% (82%/85%) 23% (23%/19%)
Unity College
983 (387/596) 966 (379/587) 206 (96/110) 98% (98%/98%) 21% (25%/18%)
Washington County Community College
No admission statistics available for the school.
York County Community College
No admission statistics available for the school.
Seacoast Career Schools-Sanford CampusNo admission statistics available for the school.
Birthwise Midwifery School
10 (0/10) 8 (0/8) 5 (0/5) 80% (0%/80%) 63% (0%/50%)
Capilo School of Hair DesignNo admission statistics available for the school.
Northeast Technical InstituteNo admission statistics available for the school.
Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual ArtsNo admission statistics available for the school.
Purdue University Global-AugustaNo admission statistics available for the school.
Cosmotech School of CosmetologyNo admission statistics available for the school.
Husson University2,529 (1,071/1,458) 2,139 (852/1,287) 591 (258/333) 85% (80%/88%) 28% (30%/23%)
York County Community College - Sanford Instructional FacilityNo admission statistics available for the school.
Maine Media CollegeNo admission statistics available for the school.
Average3,687 (1,592/1,592)1,842 (763/1,080)452 (211/241)49.97% (47.9%/67.8%)23.17% (26.2%/21.1%)
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SAT Scores Comparison

The average SAT score of 25th percentile is 1,018 and 75th percentile is 1,197 for Colleges in Maine. By subject, the average score of the SAT Evidence-based Reading and Writing is 555 and the average SAT Math score is 553.
has the highest SAT scores of -1 and has the lowest SAT scores of 1,000,000 among Colleges in Maine. Next table compares SAT Scores between Colleges in Maine for academic year 2019-2020.
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SAT Score Comparison Between Colleges In Maine
NameSubmit%*
(Submit#**)
Evidence-Based Reading and WritingMath
25th 175th 225th 175th 2
Purdue University Global-LewistonNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
College of the Atlantic
Test Scores Neither required nor recommended for applying to the school.
Bates College
Test Scores Neither required nor recommended for applying to the school.
Beal College
No applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Bowdoin College
Test Scores Neither required nor recommended for applying to the school.
Maine College of Health Professions
100%
(12)
460530440510
Central Maine Community College
No applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Colby College
52%
(274)
680740700780
Eastern Maine Community College
No applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Kennebec Valley Community College
No applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
The Landing School
No applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
University of Maine at Augusta
No applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
University of Maine at Farmington
Test Scores Neither required nor recommended for applying to the school.
University of Maine at Fort Kent
76%
(100)
440540440530
University of Maine at Machias
No applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
University of Maine
94%
(2,002)
530630520630
University of Maine-System Central OfficeNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Maine Maritime Academy
92%
(242)
500610510590
University of Maine at Presque Isle
Test Scores are recommended to submit for applying to the school, but no data is available/reported.
University of New England84%
(598)
520620520610
Northern Maine Community College
No applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Empire Beauty School-MaineNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Maine College of Art
Test Scores Neither required nor recommended for applying to the school.
Saint Joseph's College of Maine
63%
(133)
490573498580
Spa Tech Institute-Westbrook
No applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Southern Maine Community College
No applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
University of Southern Maine
96%
(859)
480590470570
Thomas College
Test Scores are recommended to submit for applying to the school, but no data is available/reported.
Unity College
Test Scores are recommended to submit for applying to the school, but no data is available/reported.
Washington County Community College
No applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
York County Community College
No applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Seacoast Career Schools-Sanford CampusNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Birthwise Midwifery School
Test Scores Neither required nor recommended for applying to the school.
Capilo School of Hair DesignNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Northeast Technical InstituteNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual ArtsNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Purdue University Global-AugustaNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Cosmotech School of CosmetologyNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Husson University95%
(562)
480570480570
York County Community College - Sanford Instructional FacilityNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Maine Media CollegeNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Average83.56% 508.89600.33 508.67596.67

*Number of first-time degree/certificate-seeking students submitting SAT scores.

**Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking students submitting SAT scores.

125th Percentile: 25% of students scored at or below.

275th Percentile: 25% of students scored above.

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ACT Scores Comparison

The average ACT score of 25th percentile is 60 and 75th percentile is 76 for Colleges in Maine. By subject, the average ACT Composite score is 23, the average ACT English score is 23, and the average ACT Math score is 22.
has the highest ACT scores of -1 and has the lowest ACT scores of 1,000,000 among Colleges in Maine. Next table compares ACT Scores between Colleges in Maine for academic year 2019-2020.
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ACT Score Comparison Between Colleges In Maine
NameSubmit%*
(Submit#**)
CompositeEnglishMath
25th 175th 225th 175th 2 25th 175th 2
Purdue University Global-LewistonNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
College of the Atlantic
Test Scores Neither required nor recommended for applying to the school.
Bates College
Test Scores Neither required nor recommended for applying to the school.
Beal College
No applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Bowdoin College
Test Scores Neither required nor recommended for applying to the school.
Maine College of Health Professions
Test Scores are required to submit for applying to the school, but no data is available/reported.
Central Maine Community College
No applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Colby College
38%
(200)
3134 32352933
Eastern Maine Community College
No applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Kennebec Valley Community College
No applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
The Landing School
No applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
University of Maine at Augusta
No applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
University of Maine at Farmington
Test Scores Neither required nor recommended for applying to the school.
University of Maine at Fort Kent
5%
(6)
1719 17191620
University of Maine at Machias
No applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
University of Maine
11%
(231)
2127 20262027
University of Maine-System Central OfficeNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Maine Maritime Academy
14%
(33)
2226 21251827
University of Maine at Presque Isle
Test Scores are recommended to submit for applying to the school, but no data is available/reported.
University of New England12%
(85)
2127 20261926
Northern Maine Community College
No applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Empire Beauty School-MaineNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Maine College of Art
Test Scores Neither required nor recommended for applying to the school.
Saint Joseph's College of Maine
5%
(11)
1923 16241623
Spa Tech Institute-Westbrook
No applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Southern Maine Community College
No applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
University of Southern Maine
4%
(38)
2025 19241825
Thomas College
Test Scores are recommended to submit for applying to the school, but no data is available/reported.
Unity College
Test Scores are recommended to submit for applying to the school, but no data is available/reported.
Washington County Community College
No applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
York County Community College
No applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Seacoast Career Schools-Sanford CampusNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Birthwise Midwifery School
Test Scores Neither required nor recommended for applying to the school.
Capilo School of Hair DesignNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Northeast Technical InstituteNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual ArtsNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Purdue University Global-AugustaNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Cosmotech School of CosmetologyNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Husson University7%
(44)
1923 15221723
York County Community College - Sanford Instructional FacilityNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Maine Media CollegeNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Average12.00% 21.2525.50 20.0025.13 19.1325.50

*Number of first-time degree/certificate-seeking students submitting SAT scores.

**Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking students submitting SAT scores.

125th Percentile: 25% of students scored at or below.

275th Percentile: 25% of students scored above.

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Application Requirements

Next table list and compare the requirements when applying Colleges in Maine based on academic year 2019-2020 data.
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Application Requirements Comparison Between Colleges In Maine
NameHS GPAHS RankHS Record Prep. ProgramRec.Compe.SAT/ACTTOEFL
Purdue University Global-LewistonInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
College of the Atlantic
Bates College
Beal College
Information about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Bowdoin College
Maine College of Health Professions
Central Maine Community College
Information about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Colby College
Eastern Maine Community College
Information about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Kennebec Valley Community College
Information about requirements for applying to school is not available.
The Landing School
Information about requirements for applying to school is not available.
University of Maine at Augusta
Information about requirements for applying to school is not available.
University of Maine at Farmington
University of Maine at Fort Kent
University of Maine at Machias
Information about requirements for applying to school is not available.
University of Maine
University of Maine-System Central OfficeInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Maine Maritime Academy
University of Maine at Presque Isle
University of New England
Northern Maine Community College
Information about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Empire Beauty School-MaineInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Maine College of Art
Saint Joseph's College of Maine
Spa Tech Institute-Westbrook
Information about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Southern Maine Community College
Information about requirements for applying to school is not available.
University of Southern Maine
Thomas College
Unity College
Washington County Community College
Information about requirements for applying to school is not available.
York County Community College
Information about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Seacoast Career Schools-Sanford CampusInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Birthwise Midwifery School
Capilo School of Hair DesignInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Northeast Technical InstituteInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual ArtsInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Purdue University Global-AugustaInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Cosmotech School of CosmetologyInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Husson University
York County Community College - Sanford Instructional FacilityInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Maine Media CollegeInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.

: Required : Considered but not Required : Recommended : Neither Required nor Recommended

  • HS GPA: High School or Secondary School GPA
  • HS Rank: High School or Secondary School Rank
  • HS Record: High School or Secondary School Record
  • Prep. Program: Completion of College Preparatory Program
  • Rec.: Recommendations
  • Comp.: Formal demonstration of competencies (e.g., portfolios, certificates of mastery, assessment instruments)
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