University of Maine is a public, state school located in the small town setting of Orono, ME
Founded in 1865, University of Maine currently enrolls around 11,741 students a year, including 9,465 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.
University of Maine's endowment was valued at $333,702,000 in 2021. The school spends $10,457 for each full-time student enrolled.
Acceptance rate: 92%
Average GPA: 3.36
Early Decision or Early Action: No/Yes
2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:
Admission to University of Maine is moderately difficult. Around 92 percent of all applicants are admitted to University of Maine each year.
The average high school GPA for a student at University of Maine is 3.36 out of 4.0.
In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 waitlisted students got accepted.
Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.
Out of the 2,038 students who started at University of Maine as first-time freshman, 806 graduate within four years.
University of Maine's six-year graduation for undergrads is 56 percent. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.
Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Students in the class of 2021 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $35,036 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.
Based on this information, how does University of Maine sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So the real question to ask yourself: is University of Maine a good school for YOU?
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of Maine is Mar 1.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of Maine is Continuous processing.
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The median ACT score of an admitted student to University of Maine is 24. Students with an ACT score of 27 and above have a good chance of getting into University of Maine. Students with an ACT score that falls between 21 and 27 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 21 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1250 and Above
1070 to 1250
1070 and Less
The median SAT score for University of Maine students is 1162. Applicants with SAT scores of 1250 and above have a good chance of being admitted to University of Maine, while applicants with SAT scores between 1070 to 1250 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1070 have a low chance of being offered a spot at University of Maine.
Wondering what life at University of Maine is like? There are approximately 11,561 students enrolled at University of Maine, including 9,430 undergraduate students and 2,131 graduate students. 85% percent of students attend school full-time, 67% percent are from ME and 33% percent of students are from other states.
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