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Can I get into University of Southern Maine? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 2,986 out of 3,402 applicants or 88% were admitted making University of Southern Maine an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores. University of Southern Maine typically accepts and attracts B average high school students. Only 24% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||23%||25%||24%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Southern Maine and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.
Admission data indicates that University of Southern Maine regularly accepts students with ACTs of 19 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. 8 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Southern Maine.
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 950 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 835. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1065 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 91 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|25th Percentile Score||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Est. Admission Chances|
|25 and Above||Good||>93%|
|22 to 25||Avg +||88%-93%|
|19 to 22||Avg -||81%-88%|
|16 to 19||Reach||72%-81%|
|Less than 16||Low||<72%|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1180 and Above||Good||>93%|
|1065 to 1180||Avg +||88%-93%|
|950 to 1065||Avg -||81%-88%|
|835 to 950||Reach||72%-81%|
|Less than 835||Low||<72%|
You will need about average high school grades to get into University of Southern Maine. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Southern Maine was 3.01 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.01 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as University of Southern Maine accepts 88% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||10%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||18%||Good|
|3.00 to 3.25||22%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||20%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||19%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||1%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||0%||Low|
What are the requirements for admission to University of Southern Maine and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Recommended|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=161554 IPEDS survey data for University of Southern Maine.