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University of Southern Maine
  • 4 Year
  • PORTLAND, ME

University of Southern Maine Admissions

Admissions Overview

USM admissions is somewhat selective with an acceptance rate of 81%. Students that get into USM have an average SAT score between 950-1160 or an average ACT score of 20-25. The regular admissions application deadline for USM is rolling. Interested students can apply for early action, and the USM early action deadline is December 1.

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Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
81%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
No data available  
Total Applicants
4,996
SAT Range
950-1160
SAT Reading
480-590
SAT Math
470-570
Students Submitting SAT
96%
ACT Range
20-25
ACT English
19-24
ACT Math
18-25
ACT Writing
No data available  
Students Submitting ACT
4%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Early Decision Deadline
No data available  
Early Action Deadline
December 1
Offers Early Decision
No
Offers Early Action
Yes
Application Fee
$0
Accepts Common App
Yes
Accepts Coalition App
No

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Neither required nor recommended
  • High School Rank
    Recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Recommended
  • SAT/ACT
    Considered but not required
  • Recommendations
    Required
Poll
80%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant. 20 responses
Poll
80%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers. 20 responses

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