Maine Ocean School    207-548-4131
​P.O. Box 10, Searsport, Maine 04974

Maine Ocean School

Frequently Asked Questions: Admissions

  • What are the prerequisites for gaining admission to Maine Ocean School?

The Admissions Committee looks for students who are interested in the ocean and show potential for success. The selection of students is evaluated in a holistic way that emphasizes potential and not just GPA.  Applicants are evaluated on the following criteria: Application, Written or Video Essay, and 2-3 References. Visit the Admissions Page for more details.

  • How many students are enrolled in the school?

As with many new schools, we are starting small and increasing enrollment capacity as we grow. The enrollment in the inaugural class is 12.

  • Where do Maine Ocean School students come from?

Students from all over the state of Maine have an equal opportunity to attend Maine Ocean School. We intend to meet our enrollment capacity while maximizing regional diversity from around the state. Students from other states and countries may attend the school on a space-available basis by paying the cost of tuition, fees, and room & board.

  • When can I apply?

Applications are available now! Click here to begin.