California State University Maritime Academy

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Public, 4-year or above

Faculty

87 Faculty Members | 11:01 student faculty ratio

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

The mission statement for the Cal Maritime defines our purposes as an organization. Our educational community subscribes to the following statement of what we will do. Our mission is to: Provide each student with a college education combining intellectual learning,; applied technology,; leadership development,; and global awareness. Provide the highest quality licensed officers and other personnel for the merchant marine and national maritime industries. Provide continuing education opportunities for those in the transportation and related industries. Be an information and technology resource center for the transportation and related industries. We do not give athletic scholarships.

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

$7,116

Out of state

$18,996
Graduate

In state

No information

Out of state

No information

Financial Aid: Undergraduates

Received financial aid
67%
Did not receive aid
33%
Type of aid % of students recieving aid Average amount
Federal grants 21.0% $4,848
State/local grants 34.0% $2,856
Institutional grants 35.0% $4,565
Loans 50.0% $6,625

Pay For College with ROTC

Reserve Officers Training Corp (ROTC) is a college scholarship program that prepares students to become military officers

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Financial aid resources

Paying for college

Learn about different ways to cover costs, incluing financial aid, GI Bills, grants and scholarships

Applying for financial Aid

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Academics

Most Popular Undergraduate majors

  • Marine Science/Merchant Marine Officer
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • International/Globalization Studies
  • Marine Engineering Technology/Technician
Full List of Majors

Undergraduate Majors X

  • BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
    • Business Administration and Management, General
      • A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making. Examples: [General Management], [Business Administration] See other colleges that offer this major
  • ENGINEERING
    • Mechanical Engineering
      • A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of physical systems used in manufacturing and end-product systems used for specific uses, including machine tools, jigs and other manufacturing equipment; stationary power units and appliances; engines; self-propelled vehicles; housings and containers; hydraulic and electric systems for controlling movement; and the integration of computers and remote control with operating systems. See other colleges that offer this major
  • ENGINEERING/ENGINEERING-RELATED TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS
    • Marine Engineering Technology/Technician
      • A program that prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of engineers and other professionals engaged in shipboard mechanical and electrical engineering and the maintenance and operation of marine engines, including gas, diesel, and steam engines. Includes instruction in automation, diesel-powered systems, electrical circuits and systems, engine performance, hydraulics, manufacturing, motor-powered systems, refrigeration and air-conditioning, steam-powered systems, and welding. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians, Other
    • Engineering/Engineering-Related Technologies/Technicians, Other
  • MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
    • International/Globalization Studies
      • A program that focuses on global and international issues from the perspective of the social sciences, social services, and related fields. Examples: [Global Studies] See other colleges that offer this major
  • SOCIAL SCIENCES
    • International Relations and Affairs
      • A program that focuses on the systematic study of international politics and institutions, and the conduct of diplomacy and foreign policy. Includes instruction in international relations theory, foreign policy analysis, international law and organization, the comparative study of specific countries and regions, and the theory and practice of diplomacy. Examples: [International Relations], [International Affairs], [Foreign Policy and Diplomacy], [International Relations and Affairs-Economics], [International Relations and Affairs-History], [International Relations and Affairs-Political Science] See other colleges that offer this major
  • TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIALS MOVING
    • Marine Science/Merchant Marine Officer
      • A program that prepares individuals to serve as captains, executive officers, engineers and ranking mates on commercially licensed inland, coastal and ocean-going vessels. Includes instruction in maritime traditions and law, maritime policy, economics and management of commercial marine operations, basic naval architecture and engineering, shipboard power systems engineering, crew supervision, and administrative procedures. See other colleges that offer this major

Most Popular Graduate programs

  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • Engineering, Other
Full List of Programs

Graduate ProgramsX

Types of Degrees Offered

  • Certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctoral degree
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Admissions

Undergraduate acceptance rate

Acceptance rate
82.49%
  • Apply 988
  • Accepted 815
  • Attend 186

Application Fee

Undergraduate
$70
Graduate
$70

Undergraduate application requirements

  • High school transcript

    Required
  • High school GPA

    Required
  • Recommendation letter

    Not applicable
  • Admissions test
    (SAT or ACT)

    Recommended
  • TOEFL
    (international students)

    Not applicable
  • Completion of college
    prep program

    Required
  • Demonstration of
    competencies

    Not applicable
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
20%
Male Students
80%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian44.01%
  2. Hispanic/Latino22.48%
  3. Two Or More Ethnicities11.55%
  4. Asian10.29%
  5. Not Specified7.67%
  6. Black2.21%
  7. Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander1.26%
  8. American Indian/Alaska Native0.53%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

1,016

Undergraduate students

984

Graduate students

32

Attendance breakdown

Full time
92%
Part time
8%

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children

Top five largest sports teams

Male sports:
  • Rowing
  • Water Polo
  • Soccer
  • Sailing
  • Basketball
Female sports:
  • Soccer
  • Rowing
  • Basketball
  • Water Polo
  • Track and Field, X-Country
Full List of Athletics

Full List of Athletics X

    • Male

    • Rowing
    • Water Polo
    • Soccer
    • Sailing
    • Basketball
    • Track and Field, X-Country
    • Golf
    • Female

    • Soccer
    • Rowing
    • Basketball
    • Water Polo
    • Track and Field, X-Country
    • Sailing
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