General Information About Massachusetts Maritime Academy
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. The Academy supports the national defense by the commissioning of officers in the U.S. Merchant Marine and the U.S. Armed Forces. The Academy believes in learning through application and requires students to spend a portion of their academic program at sea or in internships or cooperatives. Resident life is regimented, instilling in cadets honor, responsibility, discipline and leadership. A complementary mission is to provide lifelong learning opportunities, particularly for those in marine industries and to serve the Commonwealth and region in furthering its maritime interests.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 4-year, Public
Special Learning Opportunities
- ROTC (Army, Air Force)
- Distance learning opportunities
- Weekend/evening college
- General Education Courses
- Career Services available upon completion
- Dual credit
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.Advanced placement (AP) credits
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Bachelor's degree
- Master's degree
- Suburb: Midsize
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants 1,045 Percent Admitted 50% Men Admitted 49% Women Admitted 59% Full Time Retention Rate 86%
Submitted ACT & SAT Scores
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Critical Reading 410 550 Math 480 580 Writing 410 550
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Composite 18 22
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 1,360 Native American 5 Asian 29 African American 15 Hispanic 18 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 1,158 Enrolled FullTime Graduates