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University of Maine, Machias

Overview
Type of school: Public institution
Year founded: 1909
Affiliation: None
Academic calendar: Semester
Undergraduate student body: 1,259
Environment: Rural
Endowment: $1,533,000
Admissions Address

9 O'Brien Avenue
Machias, ME 04654

Website

http://www.umm.maine.edu

Admissions E-mail

ummadmissions@maine.edu


 

QuickFacts
Selectivity: Less Selective
Average high school GPA: 2.8
Send application by: August 15
Admissions Contact Information
Admissions director: Stewart Bennett
Admissions office telephone: (888) 468-6866
Fall 2008 Admissions Deadlines Regular decision
Send application by: August 15
Decision sent by: Other
Accept offer by: May 1 (or within 2 weeks if notified thereafter)
Early decision
Not offered
Early action
Send application by: December 15
 
Decision sent by: N/A
Application fee: $40
Is the fee refundable? No
Can fee be waived for students with financial need? Yes
Does school have a waiting list? No
Can admission be deferred? Yes
Accepted application formats:
Applications on floppy disks: No
Applications via E-mail: Yes
Electronic application:
 
http://apply.maine.edu/ Tuition deposit: $50 (Refundable by May 1)
Room deposit: $100 (Nonrefundable)
Admissions Requirements
High school completion requirement: High school diploma is required and GED is accepted
General college-preparatory program: Required
Distribution of high school units required and/or recommended*
  Units Required Units Recommended
English 4 N/A
Mathematics 3 N/A
Science 2 N/A
Lab 2 N/A
Foreign language N/A 2
Social studies 2 N/A
History N/A N/A
Academic electives N/A 3
Total academic units 11 5

*One unit equals one year of study or its equivalent.
 
Campus visit: Recommended
Admissions interview: Recommended
Off-campus interview: May be arranged
 
Does the college use SAT or ACT scores in admissions decisions for first-time, first-year applicants? Yes
SAT/ACT requirements: Either SAT or ACT required.
SAT/ACT scores must be received by: August 1
Tests accepted for Fall 2008 entering class: ACT with writing, ACT without writing
SAT Subject Test scores must be received by: N/A
 
Open admission policy? No
What is the relative importance of specific academic factors in admission decisions?
Rigor of secondary school record: Important
 
Class rank: Important
Academic GPA: Very important
Standardized test scores: Important
Application essay: Very important
Recommendation: Very important
What is the relative importance of specific nonacademic factors in admission decisions?
Interview: Very important
Extracurricular activities: Important
Talent/ability: Considered
Character/personal qualities: Considered
First generation: Not considered
Alumni/ae relation: Not considered
Geographical residence: Not considered
State residency: Not considered
Religious affiliation/commitment: Not considered
Racial/ethnic status: Not considered
Volunteer work: Considered
Work experience: Considered
Level of applicant's interest: Considered
2006-2007 Admissions Statistics
Selectivity: Less Selective
Overall acceptance rate: 84%
Early-decision acceptance rate: N/A
Early-action acceptance rate: N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early-action and early-decision students): 84%
Total applicants: 357
Total acceptances: 300
Total freshman enrollment: 107
 
Proportion of freshman enrolled from early action and early decision: N/A
 
Proportion of freshman enrolled from early action and early decision is not available for graphing.

 
Male applicants: 144
Male acceptances: 114
Male freshman enrollment: 43
 
Female applicants: 213
Female acceptances: 186
Female freshman enrollment: 64
Out-of-state freshmen: 25%
 
Qualified applicants offered a place on waiting list: N/A
Applicants accepting a place on waiting list: N/A
Students enrolled from waiting list: N/A

 2006-2007 Freshman Class Profile
Top 10 percent of high school class: 6%
Top 25 percent of high school class: 21%
Top 50 percent of high school class: 51%
 
First-year students submitting high school class standing: 79%
Average high school GPA: 2.8
 
First-year students submitting GPA: 94%
 
First-year students submitting SAT scores: 87%
SAT scores (25/75 percentile):
Critical Reading: 440 – 540
Math: 410 – 520
Combined: 850 – 1060

 Percent of first-time, first-year students enrolled in Fall 2006 with scores in each range:
  SAT Critical Reading SAT Math
700-800 2.1% 3.2%
600-699 7.4% 2.1%
500-599 36.2% 34.0%
400-499 41.5% 40.4%
300-399 11.7% 16.0%
200-299 1.1% 4.3%

 
First-year students submitting ACT scores: 9%
ACT scores (25/75 percentile):
English: 17 – 22
Math: 17 – 24
Composite: 18 – 25

 Percent of first-time, first-year students enrolled in Fall 2006 with scores in each range:
  ACT Composite ACT English ACT Math
30-36 N/A N/A N/A
24-29 30.0% 20.0% 30.0%
18-23 50.0% 50.0% 40.0%
12-17 20.0% 30.0% 30.0%
6-11 N/A N/A N/A
Below 6 N/A N/A N/A

 

 



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