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University of Maine at Augusta

Augusta, ME 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate98%
Acceptance Rate98%

UMA Admissions

If you are considering submitting an application to UMA, the fee for the application costs $40.

UMA Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of UMA's admissions stats.

UMA 2022 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are considered
Waitlist No

University of Maine at Augusta Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for University of Maine at Augusta.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action No –– ––

Want to Apply Early to UMA?

UMA does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Find a list of some competetive colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

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Transferring to University of Maine at Augusta

It is not difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to UMA

UMA has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does UMA Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at UMA

Wondering what factors are considered by UMA during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
Class Rank Considered
Work Experience Considered
Application Essay Considered
Interview Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Volunteer Work Considered

Make sure to check with UMA for more information on admission factors.

UMA Application Requirements

To apply to UMA, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with UMA's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Other Requirements music audition
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into UMA?

UMA has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

UMA considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

UMA is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

What is a Good SAT Score for UMA?

What is a Good ACT Score for UMA?

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More Information on Transferring to University of Maine at Augusta

For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to UMA.

Transfer students can enroll in UMA during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

UMA Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to UMA?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to UMA.

Does UMA accept transfer credits?

✅ UMA accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. UMA accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit

Does UMA accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

❌ UMA does not accept International Baccalaureate credits but does accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to UMA?

✅ UMA is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

What is UMA's acceptance rate?

✅ UMA's acceptance rate is 98%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at UMA?

❌ UMA does not offer early decision.

Want To Learn More About UMA?

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UMA Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Open Admission


How hard is it to get into UMA? UMA is a open admission institution. The UMA acceptance rate is 98%. This means that the institution accepts 97 out of every 100 applicants.


UMA Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

UMA ACT Scores


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UMA SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

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