Acceptance Rate 53.62%
Yield (Enrollment Ratio) 20.16%
Applicants 70,174
Admitted 37,626
Enrolled 7,584

Applying To Maine Colleges

The average acceptance rate is 53.62% at Maine colleges and universities where total 70,174 students have applied and 37,626 have been accepted. The average undergraduate application fees is $42.00 and the graduate application fees is $54.00. Next table presents the general admission information for applying to Maine colleges.
General Admission Information of Maine Colleges
Open Admission Policy18 out of 41 schools
Average Undergraduate Application Fees$ 42.00
Average Graduate Application Fees$ 54.00
Average Acceptance Rate53.62%
Average Yield (Enrollment Rate)20.16%
Average Test Scores1,218 SAT / 27 ACT

Acceptance Rates and Headcounts

For academic year 2021-2022, total 70,174 students (29,463 men and 40,680 women) applied to and 37,626 (14,905 men and 22,700 women) students were accepted to admit Maine Colleges. Among them, 3,370 men and 4,202 women were enrolled into Maine schools. The average acceptance rate is 53.62% and admission yield (enrollment rate) is 20.16%. The table below shows the Maine colleges admission statistics including admission and enrolment rates.
Admission Statistics for Maine Colleges (2021-2022)
Acceptance Rate 53.62% 50.59% 55.80%
Enrollment Ratio 20.16% 22.61% 18.51%
[Chart]Maine Colleges Average Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

For Maine college, 1,111 students (25.00% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 285 students (11.00%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score is 1,317 and 25th percentile score is 1,118. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score is 86 and 25th percentile score is 70. 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 Writing560.00662.00
SAT Math558.00655.00
ACT Composite24.0029.00
ACT Math22.0027.00
ACT English24.0030.00
[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, 25 schools use semester calendar systems and 0 schools are based on quarter system. Next table lists the number of schools with their calendar systems.
Semester25 out of 41 schools
Quarter0 out of 41 schools
Trimester1 out of 41 schools
Four-one-four plan2 out of 41 schools
Other academic year2 out of 41 schools
Differs by program2 out of 41 schools
Continuous5 out of 41 schools
Un-Known/Other4 out of 41 schools
Next table describes credits that Maine colleges and universities are accepting for their students
Dual Credits24 out of 41 schools
Credits for Life Experiences20 out of 41 schools
Advanced placement (AP) Credits28 out of 41 schools
Credit for Military Training22 out of 41 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 1 Maine colleges. Next table summarizes the application requirements for applying to Maine colleges.
Admission Checklist for Maine Colleges
High School GPA86
High School Rank011
High School Record (or Transcript)170
Completion of College Preparatory Program311
Formal Demonstration of Competencies21
Admission Test Scores15
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)10