University of Southern Maine Admissions

The application fee is $40 for applying undergraduate school and $65 for graduate school at University of Southern Maine. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$40
Graduate Application Fees$65
Admission Informationwww.usm.maine.edu/admission
Online Applicationhttps://beech.unet.maine.edu/eapp/pls/eaMenu.logon_index_page
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree Offered1 Year Certificate, Bachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)

Admission Statistics

For academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 80.90% and yield is 22.09%. 1,982 men and 3,014 women applied to University of Southern Maine and 1,564 men and 2,478 women students were accepted. Among them, 382 men and 511 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2019). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants4,9961,9823,014
Admitted4,0421,5642,478
Enrolled893382511
Acceptance Ratio 80.90%78.91%82.22%
Yield 22.09%24.42%20.62%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2019-2020, 859 students (96% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 38 students (4%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 590 and 25th percentile is 480. The SAT Math score is 570 (75th) and 470 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 74 (75th percentile) and 74 (25th percentile). .
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing480590
SAT Math470570
ACT Composite2025
ACT Math1825
ACT English1924
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at University of Southern Maine are similar to the average score when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,080, ACT: 61 - Public Master's College and University (larger programs)).

Application Requirements

University of Southern Maine requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript) and Completion of College Preparatory Program to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA and High School Rank. Next table summarizes University of Southern Maine application requirements.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and required years of subject, see University of Southern Maine online application page .
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Admission Requirements
High School GPANeither required nor recommended
High School RankRecommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended

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