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CAAM Admissions

If you are considering submitting an application to CAAM, the application fee is $30.

Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.

CAAM Admissions Stats at a Glance

CAAM 2021 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Optional

Considering Applying Early to CAAM?

University of Puerto Rico at Mayag�ez does not offer early decision but does offer 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 CAAM?

It is moderately difficult to get into CAAM. CAAM has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.

In 2021, CAAM accepted 67% of all applicants, around 2,990 of the 4,436 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like CAAM, 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.

It is very difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

What Does CAAM 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 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 choose schools that put the most emphasis the areas where you shine.

Admissions Factors at CAAM

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Important
Class Rank Considered
Application Essay Not Considered
Interview Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Important

CAAM Application Requirements

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

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Other Requirements PAA Admissions Test
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into CAAM?

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

CAAM does consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

CAAM has a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

What's a Good SAT Score for CAAM?

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Transferring to University of Puerto Rico at Mayag�ez

For transfer students, it is very difficult to get admitted to CAAM.

CAAM Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to CAAM?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to CAAM.

Does CAAM accept transfer credits?

CAAM accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.

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

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

Do I have to submit test scores to CAAM?

No, CAAM is test optional, so you can decide whether or not to submit your test scores. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you should strongly consider submitting them. If you scored lower than a school's average,, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application..

What is CAAM's acceptance rate?

CAAM's acceptance rate is 67%.

Want To Learn More About CAAM?

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CAAM Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into CAAM? CAAM is a somewhat selective institution. The CAAM acceptance rate is 67%. This means that the institution accepts 67 out of every 100 applicants.



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