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Colleges / University of Maine

University of Maine

Orono, ME 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate94%

About University of Maine

University of Maine is a public, state university in the town of Orono, Maine. University of Maine was founded in 1865. The college enrolls around 11,571 students per year, including 9,155 undergrads.

University of Maine Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into University of Maine. Around 94% of applicants get into University of Maine each year. Out of 14,447 applications received in 2022, 13,604 students were offered admission.

University of Maine Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 94%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 3.4
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 26%

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University of Maine is located in Orono, Maine,.

If you would like to see University of Maine for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 95 to Orono, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Bangor International.

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College Info

168 College Ave Orono, ME 4469

Campus Setting: Small Town

University of Maine 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 is Continuous processing.

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University of Maine SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1080 - 1320


Math SAT Range

530 - 670


Reading SAT Range

550 - 670

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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Estimated Chance

1320 and Above


1080 to 1320


1080 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for University of Maine students is 1198. Applicants with SAT scores of 1320 and above have a good chance of being admitted to University of Maine, while applicants with SAT scores between 1080 to 1320 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1080 have a low chance of being offered a spot at University of Maine.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at University of Maine is like? There are approximately 11,571 students enrolled at University of Maine, including 9,155 undergraduate students and 2,416 graduate students. 80% percent of students attend school full-time, 62% percent are from ME and 38% percent of students are from other states.


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