University of Maine
Orono, ME, USA

Admissions

Key Admission Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town
0
100
92%
Acceptance Rate
13,231
Students Applied
84%
Transfer Acceptance Rate
863
Transfer Students Admitted

Admissions Requirements

SAT
No
ACT
No
SAT Subject Tests
No
AP Course Credit
Yes
Dual Enrollment
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. December 1, 2019
Fall Regular Decision February 1, 2020
Spring Regular Decision November 1, 2019
Test Optional
Yes
Application Fee
$40
Fee waivers available
Applications Accepted
Rolling Admissions
No

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
54%
Out-Of-State Students
37%
US States Represented
50
Countries Represented
36
15%
Submitting ACT
92%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 24
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1157
0
1600
SAT Percentiles

Math
25th
520
75th
620
Reading
25th
530
75th
630
3.30
Average GPA
Students Enrolled By GPA

3.75+
26%
3.50 - 3.74
11%
3.25 - 3.49
11%
3.00 - 3.24
31%
2.50 - 2.99
14%
2.00 - 2.49
7%
Students Enrolled By Class Rank

Top 10%
18
Top 25%
40
Top 50%
73
Students Enrolled By Household Income

< $30k
159
$30k - $48k
134
$48k - $75k
180
$75k - $110k
188
$110k+
258

Admissions Resources

Admissions: visit page
Admissions Email: [email protected]
Admissions Telephone: 877-486-2364
For International Student Services: visit page
For Students with Disabilities: visit page
For Veteran Services: visit page

What Students Are Saying

3.78 Average Rating
Get a tutor ASAP.
Kelsey from Orono, ME
-Watch out for campus police, they love to mess with kids
-get on your RA's good side from the start. it helps a lot
-go to class
-take notes
Orono, ME
Study hard and not last minute. Seek help if you need it. The library is the savior.
Seth from Old Town, ME
Get Your Work done first and always go to office hours if you need it. The professors are really there for you.
Caitlyn from Wilmington, DE
College passes by so quick make every moment of it. University of maine has many opportunities but they won't come knocking on your door, go out and join things, never live with regret.
Rhanmis from Lawrence, MA
Tour the campus before deciding. It is quite large compared to other schools in Maine. Don't get the biggest meal plan, you won't need it. Make new friends, don't just stick with the old ones. Don't take bio 100 unless you have to. Order your books in the online bookstore before the semester starts. Make sure you get a MaineCard during orientation, or be prepared to wait 3 hours for one.
Ashley from Conway, NH
Take advantage of all the school has to offer. Don't sit in your dorm all day doing nothing or you will be miserable. Go to class, teachers typically always ask questions on the exam about what they said in class. Take good notes, but don't write everything down. If you're having trouble in a class don't be afraid to ask for help. UMaine has many free tutoring programs on campus that you should take advantage of.
Sydney from Naples, ME
College is life is much different, whether you've already been told this or not you can't expect to not work/study and get good grades. Put effort into what you are doing, you're working toward a major that you choose. The University of Maine has multiple options for majors, minors and even graduate level degrees. So what ever you are interested in UMaine can help you fin the right major for you.
Stephanie
While this school can be very fun, it is what you make of it. If you sit in your room all day you will not make many friends, or do very well in class. Get out there, get involved, and make friends with mutual classmates.
Nicholas from Gray, ME
Get involved right away, with as much as you can. Smile. Meet people. You'll enjoy college so much more if you're a part of something on campus. Also, study and do your homework. Grades are a big deal, and don't you forget it. Go to hockey games.
Hayley from New York

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