University of Southern Maine: Admission & Tests

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Here is a brief review of University of Southern Maine general admissions procedures, aplication policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
University of Southern Maine admission criteria are very easy - in 2015/16 the school accepted 88 percent of those who apply.

The college requires you to submit reference letters with your application but doesn't require admission test scores.

University of Southern Maine usually will accept your:
  • dual credits
    (from the courses giving both high school and college credits)
  • credits for life experience
    (for example, learned through independent study, non-credit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$40
University of Southern Maine requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at University of Southern Maine is $40.00. The graduate application fee is $65.00. The first-professional application fee is $50.00.

SAT Test Scores

Scholastic Assessment Test is a necessary part of the application process. 91% of applicants at University of Southern Maine submitted results of their SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 400 to 570 on Critical Reading, from 420 to 570 on Math, and from 410 to 560 on Writing. Hence if you scored above 530 in SAT Critical Reading, 530 in SAT Math, and 520 in SAT Writing, this gives good chances to get admitted at this school.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
370
490
530

SAT Math
390
500
530

SAT Writing
380
490
520

ACT Test Scores

Taking American College Test is unusual stage of the application at University of Southern Maine. Only 8 percent of applicants submitted results of their ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 18 to 26 on Composite, from 17 to 26 on English, and from 17 to 26 on Math. So, if you have above 24 in ACT Composite, 24 in ACT English, and 24 in ACT Math - that should make you safe for being accepted at this school.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
17
22
24

ACT English
16
22
24

ACT Math
16
22
24

Contact Admissions

Phone
(207)
780-4141
To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at University of Southern Maine, please contact the college directly.

You can call this school's general information office at (207) 780-4141 or check University of Southern Maine Website

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