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Massachusetts Maritime Academy

  • Buzzards Bay, MA
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Small
    setting
  • 12%88%
    student ratio
  • 1,376
    total students
  • $1,465 | $16,371
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Rolling
    fall application deadline
  • 58%
    acceptance rate
  • Moderately Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • 553
    sat math
  • 526
    sat reading
  • 506
    sat writing
  • 24
    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Environmental Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Natural Resources Management and Policy Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering
    • Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering technologies
    • Engineering/Industrial Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Protective Services Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Transportation and materials moving
    • Marine Science/Merchant Marine Officer
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • International Business/Trade/Commerce
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

58% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied957
    • Accepted561
    • Acceptance Rate58%
    • Enrolled1,376
    • Female Applicants117
    • Females Accepted105
    • Female Acceptance Rate89%
    • Male Applicants840
    • Males Accepted456
    • Male Acceptance Rate54%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
      Letter(s) of recommendation
      Minimum high school GPA of 2
      for students transferring between 12 and 23 credits minimum college GPA 2.5; for less than 23 transferable credits minimum college GPA 2.0 and meet admission standards for freshman applicants; for more than 24 transferable credits minimum college GPA 2.0
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.15
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Yes
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 526 470 570
    • SAT Math 553 510 600
    • SAT Writing 506 460 550
    • ACT Composite 24 21 26
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$1,465
    • Out-of-state tuition *$16,371
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$5,800.00
    • Room and board *$10,590.00
    • Room only *$5,910.00
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredNot Reported
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students1,376
    • Male Student Percentage88%
    • Female Student Percentage12%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino1.45%
    • Black or African American1.74%
    • White or Caucasian90.26%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native1.67%
    • Asian2.62%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific IslanderNot Reported
    • Two or more races%
    • Unknown1.74%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout.51% representing 14 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students24% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing , Special housing for disabled
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 95%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station No
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band Yes
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center Yes
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations club hockey, water sports, sailing/crew, rugby club, scuba club
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Yes
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division III
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No Division 3 No
    • Basketball Yes No No
    • Crew No Division 3 No
    • Cross-country running No Division 3 No
    • Football No Division 3 No
    • Golf Yes No No
    • Ice hockey Yes No No
    • Lacrosse No Division 3 No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rifle No Division 3 No
    • Rugby Yes No No
    • Sailing No Division X No
    • Skiing Yes No No
    • Skiing (cross-country) Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division 3 No
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Squash Yes No No
    • Swimming Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Track No Division 3 No
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
    • Water polo Yes No No
    • Weight Lifting Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes No No
    • Crew No Division 3 No
    • Cross-country running No Division 3 No
    • Football No No No
    • Golf Yes No No
    • Ice hockey No No No
    • Lacrosse No Division 3 No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rifle No Division 3 No
    • Rugby No No No
    • Sailing No Division X No
    • Skiing Yes No No
    • Skiing (cross-country) Yes No No
    • Soccer No Division 3 No
    • Softball Yes Division 3 No
    • Squash Yes No No
    • Swimming Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Track No Division 3 No
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 3 No
    • Water polo Yes No No
    • Weight Lifting Yes No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty107
    • Full-time Percentage69%
    • Part-time Percentage31%
    • Female Percentage29%
    • Male Percentage71%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio15:1 or 1,346 students to 85 faculty

Location & Contact

Massachusetts Maritime Academy

101 Academy Drive
Buzzards Bay, MA 02532-1803
USA

Cmdr.Sam White

Director of Admissions

Phone: 508-830-5031
Fax: 508-830-5077
Email: jmclaughlin@maritime.edu



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