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University of Maine at Farmington Admissions

If you are thinking about applying to University of Maine at Farmington, the application fee is $0. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.

Students who submit their applications for Fall should hear back from University of Maine at Farmington by November 15.

Applying Early to University of Maine at Farmington?

University of Maine at Farmington does not offer early decision but does offer early action.

Mark your calendar! The Early Action deadline is November 15, which is coming up fast! University of Maine at Farmington will release EA admissions decisions no later than December 15. University of Maine at Farmington accepts about 1% of early action applicants* and 95% all applicants for all deadlines.. Last year, University of Maine at Farmington admitted 516 of the 516 who applied early action.

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

How Hard Is It To Get Admitted to University of Maine at Farmington?

University of Maine at Farmington is amoderately difficult school to get into. University of Maine at Farmington evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, University of Maine at Farmington **accepted 95% of students, around 1,509 of the 1,595 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like University of Maine at Farmington, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

What Does University of Maine at Farmington Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you shine.

Admissions Factors at University of Maine at Farmington

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Important
Geographical Residence Considered
Class Rank Important
Work Experience Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
Application Essay Important
First Generation Considered
Interview Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Important
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
State Residency Considered
Talent/Ability Important
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Volunteer Work Considered

University of Maine at Farmington 2021-2022 Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to University of Maine at Farmington must submit the following items. Double check with University of Maine at Farmington's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Interview
Other Requirements Minimum 2.75 GPA for College of Education transfers, 2.5 for Health and Rehabilitation, 2.0 for all others
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into University of Maine at Farmington?

Students admitted to University of Maine at Farmington have an average unweighted GPA of 3.1.

Out of all students that were admitted, 69% submitted a class rank. At University of Maine at Farmington 10% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 39% were in the top 25% and 73% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At University of Maine at Farmington, students GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 69%
3.75 and 3.99 10%
3.50 and 3.74 14%
3.25 and 3.49 18%
3.00 and 3.24 16%
2.50 and 2.9 26%
2.00 and 2.49 12%
University of Maine at Farmington does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

University of Maine at Farmington is test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 76% of University of Maine at Farmington's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 2% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for University of Maine at Farmington?

To be competitive with other University of Maine at Farmington applicants, you should strive to earn between 950 and 1130 (or higher!) on the SAT. At University of Maine at Farmington 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1130 and 25% of scored lower than 950, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a University of Maine at Farmington student is 1043.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of University of Maine at Farmington students scored 550 or higher and 75% of students scored 480 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of University of Maine at Farmington students scored 600 or higher, and 75% scored a 480 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for University of Maine at Farmington?

To be most competitive at University of Maine at Farmington, you should strive to earn between 18 and 23 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 23 means you fall in the 75th percentile for University of Maine at Farmington's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 23, and three out of four students scored lower than 23 on the ACT.

A 18 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for University of Maine at Farmington students. Only one out of every four students scored below 18.

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Transferring to University of Maine at Farmington

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to University of Maine at Farmington.

Transfer students can enroll in University of Maine at Farmington during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term

University of Maine at Farmington Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to University of Maine at Farmington?

Students who are admitted to University of Maine at Farmington must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..

Does University of Maine at Farmington accept transfer credits?

University of Maine at Farmington accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. University of Maine at Farmington accepts:

CLEP subject tests DSST/DANTES ACE recommendations for credit

Does University of Maine at Farmington accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

University of Maine at Farmington accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to University of Maine at Farmington?

No, University of Maine at Farmington is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If you have higher than average scores, you probably want to include them. If your scores are average or below average, you may want not want to include them in your application..

What is University of Maine at Farmington's acceptance rate?

University of Maine at Farmington's acceptance rate is [rate]%.

What is the early action acceptance rate at University of Maine at Farmington?

The early action acceptance rate at University of Maine at Farmington was 1% in 2021.

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University of Maine at Farmington Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

95%

How hard is it to get into University of Maine at Farmington? University of Maine at Farmington is a somewhat selective institution. The University of Maine at Farmington acceptance rate is 95%. This means that the institution accepts 94 out of every 100 applicants.

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University of Maine at Farmington Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of Maine at Farmington is Continuous processing.

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

University of Maine at Farmington ACT Scores

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ACT Range

18 - 23

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

23 and Above

Good

18 to 23

Avg

18 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to University of Maine at Farmington is 20. Students with an ACT score of 23 and above have a good chance of getting into University of Maine at Farmington. Students with an ACT score that falls between 18 and 23 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 18 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

University of Maine at Farmington SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

950 - 1130

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Math SAT Range

460 - 550

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Reading SAT Range

480 - 600

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1130 and Above

Good

950 to 1130

Avg

950 and Less

Low

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SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for University of Maine at Farmington students is 1043. Applicants with SAT scores of 1130 and above have a good chance of being admitted to University of Maine at Farmington, while applicants with SAT scores between 950 to 1130 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 950 have a low chance of being offered a spot at University of Maine at Farmington.

University of Maine at Farmington GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.11

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At University of Maine at Farmington, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.11. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,861

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

95%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$9,572

Out-of-State

$20,282

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Application Deadline

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