SUNY Maritime College

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Public, 4-year or above

Faculty

120 Faculty Members | 15:01 student faculty ratio

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

The Maritime College is a small, prestigious college of the State University of New York. Its mission is to provide: A learning environment that stimulates intellectual growth, scholarship and creativity. An innovative, "hands-on" approach to instruction directed by a dedicated faculty composed of experts in their fields quality undergraduate and graduate programs in international business engineering science and technology with particular emphasis on the maritime industry. A structured community which emphasizes responsible citizenship and self-discipline and which maximizes opportunities for exercising leadership. The opportunity for its graduates to qualify for licensure as merchant marine officers and for commissioning in the United States Armed Forces. Through its graduates a quality work force and prospective leaders for the state national and maritime and international business community and a nationally and internationally recognized resource of expertise in its specialized disciplines as they relate to the maritime field.

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

$8,522

Out of state

$18,432
Graduate

In state

$11,812

Out of state

$23,602

Financial Aid: Undergraduates

Received financial aid
78%
Did not receive aid
22%
Type of aid % of students recieving aid Average amount
Federal grants 21.0% $5,118
State/local grants 35.0% $4,785
Institutional grants 53.0% $3,956
Loans 48.0% $7,160

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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

  • Marine Science/Merchant Marine Officer
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
  • Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
Full List of Majors

Undergraduate Majors X

  • BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
    • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
  • ENGINEERING
    • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
      • A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of electrical and electronic systems and their components, including electrical power generation systems; and the analysis of problems such as superconductor, wave propagation, energy storage and retrieval, and reception and amplification. Examples: [Electrical Engineering], [Total Ship Systems Engineering], [Electrodynamic Engineering] See other colleges that offer this major
    • 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
    • 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
    • Industrial Engineering
      • A program that prepares individuals to apply scientific and mathematical principles to the design, improvement, and installation of integrated systems of people, material, information, and energy. Includes instruction in applied mathematics, physical sciences, the social sciences, engineering analysis, systems design, computer applications, and forecasting and evaluation methodology. Examples: [Ergonomics Engineering], [Human Factors Engineering] See other colleges that offer this major
  • ENGINEERING/ENGINEERING-RELATED TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS
    • Engineering/Engineering-Related Technologies/Technicians, Other
  • MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
    • Maritime Studies
      • A program that focuses on the history, science, policy issues, and literature of the ocean. Includes instruction in maritime history, maritime law, maritime literature, oceanography, maritime security, and maritime politics. See other colleges that offer this major
  • NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
    • Environmental Studies
      • A program that focuses on environment-related issues using scientific, social scientific, or humanistic approaches or a combination. Includes instruction in the basic principles of ecology and environmental science and related subjects such as policy, politics, law, economics, social aspects, planning, pollution control, natural resources, and the interactions of human beings and nature. Examples: [Ecosystem Studies] 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

  • Transportation/Mobility Management
  • Maritime Studies
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Graduate ProgramsX

  • BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
    • Transportation/Mobility Management
      • A program that focuses on the theory, policy, law, and practices required to administrate and operate public transportation facilities, networks, services, and systems. Includes instruction in demand analysis and forecasting, environmental planning, facilities design and construction, geographic information systems (GIS), logistics, multi- and intermodal transportation systems, project management, public administration, public policy, transportation economics, transportation law, transportation operations, transportation systems, and transportation technologies. Examples: [Mobility Management], [Air Mobility], [Sea Mobility], [Freight Forwarding], [Customs Broker], [Transportation Administration and Management] See other colleges that offer this major
  • MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
    • Maritime Studies
      • A program that focuses on the history, science, policy issues, and literature of the ocean. Includes instruction in maritime history, maritime law, maritime literature, oceanography, maritime security, and maritime politics. See other colleges that offer this major

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
72.71%
  • Apply 1,455
  • Accepted 1,058
  • Attend 343

Application Fee

Undergraduate
$50
Graduate
$0

Undergraduate application requirements

  • High school transcript

    Required
  • High school GPA

    Required
  • Recommendation letter

    Recommended
  • Admissions test
    (SAT or ACT)

    Required
  • TOEFL
    (international students)

    Required
  • Completion of college
    prep program

    Recommended
  • 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. Caucasian65.05%
  2. Hispanic/Latino16.4%
  3. Black5.45%
  4. Asian5.21%
  5. Two Or More Ethnicities4.84%
  6. Not Specified2.99%
  7. American Indian/Alaska Native0.06%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

1,860

Undergraduate students

1,674

Graduate students

186

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:
  • Football
  • Lacrosse
  • Sailing
  • Soccer
  • Baseball
Female sports:
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Volleyball
  • Rowing
Full List of Athletics

Full List of Athletics X

    • Male

    • Football
    • Lacrosse
    • Sailing
    • Soccer
    • Baseball
    • Swimming and Diving
    • Track and Field, X-Country
    • Rowing
    • Basketball
    • Female

    • Lacrosse
    • Soccer
    • Swimming and Diving
    • Volleyball
    • Rowing
    • Sailing
    • Track and Field, X-Country
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