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University of Southern Maine is a Public school located in Portland, ME. University of Southern Maine has a total enrollment of 7,739 with a graduation rate of 33% and a student/faculty ratio of 16:1.

If SAT (scholastic aptitude test) scores are required for admission to this school, both the SAT range and the national SAT averages will be displayed above. The SAT range is a reflection of the range of SAT scores that are generally (but not always) required to attend the school. The national SAT average distribution graph shows the average SAT scores for every school in the country. The University of Southern Maine SAT range (if available) is highlighted in blue to give students a general idea of what their SAT scores would need to be to attend University of Southern Maine.

School information

School typeDegree granting, primarily baccalaureate or above
Institutional categoryPublic
Avg. price for students receiving grants$16,238
Avg. price for students living on campus$21,976
Avg. price for students living off campus$21,976


Total applicants3,402
Total admissions2,986
Admission rate88%
Application fee$40
Average staff salary$78,327

25th percentile score

SAT math440
SAT reading420
SAT writing430
ACT composite19

75th percentile score

SAT math550
SAT reading550
SAT writing540
ACT composite25

Both the SAT and ACT scores are used for college admissions and generally contain the same types of content. The SAT score is derived by combining two sections with a low of 400 to a maximum score of 1600. The two sections are 200 to 800 for SAT Math and 200 to 800 for SAT Reading. The ACT composite score is derived by combining English, Math, Reading and Science with a range from 1 to 36.

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