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Acceptance Rate 51.64%
Yield (Enrollment Ratio) 20.83%
Applicants 65,147
Admitted 33,645
Enrolled 7,009

Applying To Maine Colleges

The average acceptance rate is 51.64% at Maine colleges and universities where total 65,147 students have applied and 33,645 have been accepted. The average undergraduate application fees is $42.00 and the graduate application fees is $54.00. Next table presents the general admission information for applying to Maine colleges.
General Admission Information of Maine Colleges
Open Admission Policy19 out of 39 schools
Average Undergraduate Application Fees$ 42.00
Average Graduate Application Fees$ 54.00
Average Acceptance Rate51.64%
Average Yield (Enrollment Rate)20.83%
Average Test Scores1,093 SAT / 24 ACT

Acceptance Rates and Headcounts

For academic year 2021-2022, total 65,147 students (27,642 men and 37,505 women) applied to and 33,645 (13,610 men and 20,035 women) students were accepted to admit Maine Colleges. Among them, 3,221 men and 3,788 women were enrolled into Maine schools. The average acceptance rate is 51.64% and admission yield (enrollment rate) is 20.83%. The table below shows the Maine colleges admission statistics including admission and enrolment rates.
Admission Statistics for Maine Colleges (2021-2022)
TotalMenWomen
Applicants65,14727,64237,505
Admitted33,64513,61020,035
Enrolled7,0093,2213,788
Acceptance Rate 51.64% 49.24% 53.42%
Enrollment Ratio 20.83% 23.67% 18.91%
[Chart]Maine Colleges Average Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

For Maine college, 1,558 students (67.00% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 271 students (11.00%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score is 1,172 and 25th percentile score is 1,013. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score is 77 and 25th percentile score is 60. Next table shows the detail SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at Maine colleges and universities.
SAT and ACT Score Distribution at Maine Colleges
25th Percentile75th Percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing495.00579.00
SAT Math518.00593.00
ACT Composite21.0026.00
ACT Math19.0026.00
ACT English20.0025.00
[Chart] SAT/ACT Distribution - Maine Colleges
[Chart] Average SAT Scores - Maine Colleges
[Chart] Average ACT Scores - Maine Colleges

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

In Maine State, 26 schools use semester calendar systems and 0 schools are based on quarter system. Next table lists the number of schools with their calendar systems.
Semester26 out of 39 schools
Quarter0 out of 39 schools
Trimester1 out of 39 schools
Four-one-four plan2 out of 39 schools
Other academic year2 out of 39 schools
Differs by program2 out of 39 schools
Continuous5 out of 39 schools
Un-Known/Other1 out of 39 schools
Next table describes credits that Maine colleges and universities are accepting for their students
Dual Credits25 out of 39 schools
Credits for Life Experiences21 out of 39 schools
Advanced placement (AP) Credits29 out of 39 schools
Credit for Military Training23 out of 39 schools

Application Requirements

8 Maine schools require High School GPA and 17 schools require High School Record (or Transcript). The test scores such as SAT and ACT are required by 3 Maine colleges. Next table summarizes the application requirements for applying to Maine colleges.
Admission Checklist for Maine Colleges
RequiredRecommended
High School GPA86
High School Rank011
High School Record (or Transcript)170
Completion of College Preparatory Program411
Recommendations132
Formal Demonstration of Competencies21
Admission Test Scores32
TOEFL113
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)10