Massachusetts Maritime Academy

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Public, 4-year or above

Faculty

138 Faculty Members | 13:1 student faculty ratio

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

The mission of Massachusetts Maritime Academy is to graduate educated men and women to serve the maritime industry as licensed officers or to serve the transportation, engineering, environmental and industrial interests of the Commonwealth and the Nation.

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

$10,314

Out of state

$25,434
Graduate

In state

$17,372

Out of state

$17,372

Financial Aid: Undergraduates

Received financial aid
95%
Did not receive aid
5%
Type of aid % of students recieving aid Average amount
Federal grants 18.0% $5,050
State/local grants 28.0% $2,231
Institutional grants 72.0% $11,640
Loans 91.0% $10,737

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

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Academics

Most Popular Undergraduate majors

  • Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
  • Engineering, Other
  • Marine Science/Merchant Marine Officer
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other
Full List of Majors

Undergraduate Majors X

  • 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, Other
  • HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
    • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other
  • NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
    • Environmental Science
      • A program that focuses on the application of biological, chemical, and physical principles to the study of the physical environment and the solution of environmental problems, including subjects such as abating or controlling environmental pollution and degradation; the interaction between human society and the natural environment; and natural resources management. Includes instruction in biology, chemistry, physics, geosciences, climatology, statistics, and mathematical modeling. Examples: [Bioenvironmental Sciences] 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

  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • Engineering/Industrial Management
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Graduate ProgramsX

  • BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
  • ENGINEERING/ENGINEERING-RELATED TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS
    • Engineering/Industrial Management
      • A program that focuses on the application of engineering principles to the planning and operational management of industrial and manufacturing operations, and prepares individuals to plan and manage such operations. Includes instruction in accounting, engineering economy, financial management, industrial and human resources management, industrial psychology, management information systems, mathematical modeling and optimization, quality control, operations research, safety and health issues, and environmental program management. See other colleges that offer this major
  • HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
    • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective 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
92.48%
  • Apply 785
  • Accepted 726
  • Attend 327

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
14%
Male Students
86%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian82.47%
  2. Not Specified6.96%
  3. Hispanic/Latino4.03%
  4. Two Or More Ethnicities3.67%
  5. Asian1.22%
  6. Black1.22%
  7. American Indian/Alaska Native0.43%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

1,890

Undergraduate students

1,786

Graduate students

104

Attendance breakdown

Full time
98%
Part time
2%

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
  • Track and Field, Outdoor
  • Lacrosse
  • Sailing
  • Baseball
Female sports:
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Softball
  • Rowing
Full List of Athletics

Full List of Athletics X

    • Male

    • Football
    • Track and Field, Outdoor
    • Lacrosse
    • Sailing
    • Baseball
    • Rowing
    • Soccer
    • Track and Field, X-Country
    • Female

    • Lacrosse
    • Soccer
    • Track and Field, X-Country
    • Softball
    • Rowing
    • Track and Field, Outdoor
    • Volleyball
    • Sailing
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