Maine Maritime Academy

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Public, 4-year or above

Faculty

109 Faculty Members | 9:01 student faculty ratio

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

The mission of Maine Maritime Academy is to provide a quality education primarily focused on marine-related programs. The curriculum will empower students to take on leadership roles, encourage rigorous self-discipline, promote curiosity and provide graduates with the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in the global economy.

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

$14,058

Out of state

$28,438
Graduate

In state

$7,500

Out of state

$7,500

Financial Aid: Undergraduates

Received financial aid
94%
Did not receive aid
6%
Type of aid % of students recieving aid Average amount
Federal grants 33.0% $4,747
State/local grants 26.0% $1,433
Institutional grants 59.0% $8,568
Loans 93.0% $12,383

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Financial aid resources

Paying for college

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Academics

Most Popular Undergraduate majors

  • Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Marine Science/Merchant Marine Officer
  • Power Plant Technology/Technician
  • Systems Engineering
Full List of Majors

Undergraduate Majors X

  • BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
    • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
      • A program that focuses on the scientific study of the ecology and behavior of microbes, plants, and animals inhabiting oceans, coastal waters, and saltwater wetlands and their interactions with the physical environment. Includes instruction in chemical, physical, and geological oceanography; molecular, cellular, and biochemical studies; marine microbiology; marine botany; ichthyology; mammalogy; marine population dynamics and biodiversity; reproductive biology; studies of specific species, phyla, habitats, and ecosystems; marine paleocology and palentology; and applications to fields such as fisheries science and biotechnology. See other colleges that offer this major
  • BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
    • International Business/Trade/Commerce
      • A program that prepares individuals to manage international businesses and/or business operations. Includes instruction in the principles and processes of export sales, trade controls, foreign operations and related problems, monetary issues, international business policy, and applications to doing business in specific countries and markets. Examples: [Global Business], [Global Commerce], [Global Management] See other colleges that offer this major
  • ENGINEERING
    • Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
      • A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of self-propelled, stationary, or towed vessels operating on or under the water, including inland, coastal and ocean environments; and the analysis of related engineering problems such as corrosion, power transfer, pressure, hull efficiency, stress factors, safety and life support, environmental hazards and factors, and specific use requirements. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Systems Engineering
      • A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of total systems solutions to a wide variety of engineering problems, including the integration of human, physical, energy, communications, management, and information requirements as needed, and the application of requisite analytical methods to specific situations. Examples: [Product Development Engineering], [Logistics Engineering], [Systems Engineering Management], [Capability-Based Systems], [Decision Engineering], [Dynamical Systems] See other colleges that offer this major
  • ENGINEERING/ENGINEERING-RELATED TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS
    • Power Plant Technology/Technician
      • A program that prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of engineers engaged in the operation and maintenance of electricity generating power plants. Includes instruction in basic electricity, electrical power, generator operations, industrial controls, power plant instrumentation, power plant theory, pollution control, reactor theory, thermodynamics, turbines, and water chemistry. See other colleges that offer this major
  • MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
    • Marine Sciences
      • A program that focuses on the study of biology, chemistry, geology and physics applied to marine, estuarine and coastal environments. Includes instruction in marine biogeochemistry, atmosphere and ocean dynamics, coastal ecology, coastal ocean processes, microbial ecology, marine ecosystem modeling, and polar microbiology. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • 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, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
Full List of Programs

Graduate ProgramsX

  • BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
    • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other

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
52.14%
  • Apply 1,147
  • Accepted 598
  • Attend 217

Application Fee

Undergraduate
$50
Graduate
$0

Undergraduate application requirements

  • High school transcript

    Required
  • High school GPA

    Required
  • Recommendation letter

    Required
  • Admissions test
    (SAT or ACT)

    Required
  • TOEFL
    (international students)

    Required
  • Completion of college
    prep program

    Required
  • Demonstration of
    competencies

    Not applicable

Average sat scores

Half of the freshman class scored within these ranges. 25% scored lower and 25% scored higher. 2020 data.

Math
Reading

Average act scores

Half of the freshman class scored within these ranges. 25% scored lower and 25% scored higher. 2020 data.

Composite
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
17%
Male Students
83%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian81.72%
  2. Not Specified8.71%
  3. Hispanic/Latino4.04%
  4. Asian1.7%
  5. Black1.7%
  6. Two Or More Ethnicities1.39%
  7. American Indian/Alaska Native0.74%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

1,029

Undergraduate students

1,010

Graduate students

19

Attendance breakdown

Full time
97%
Part time
3%

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:
  • Football
  • Lacrosse
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
Female sports:
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Lacrosse
  • Swimming
  • Track and Field, X-Country
Full List of Athletics

Full List of Athletics X

    • Male

    • Football
    • Lacrosse
    • Track and Field, X-Country
    • Soccer
    • Swimming
    • Golf
    • Basketball
    • Female

    • Basketball
    • Soccer
    • Lacrosse
    • Swimming
    • Track and Field, X-Country
    • Volleyball
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