Maine Maritime Academy

Castine, ME

The Maine Maritime Academy, founded in 1941, adopted coeducation in 1975. Its 35-acre campus is located in Castine, 38 miles south of Bangor.

Tuition & Fees

$14,058

$28,438

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
25%
500-599
50%
400-499
20%
300-399
1%
700-800
5%
600-699
20%
500-599
61%
400-499
13%
300-399
1%
30-36
15%
24-29
21%
18-23
52%
12-17
12%
30-36
9%
24-29
40%
18-23
33%
12-17
18%
30-36
15%
24-29
40%
18-23
36%
12-17
9%
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undergraduateRatios

84%

male

16%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Selective

45%

acceptance rate

Accepted 653
Declined + 788
Total Received 1,441
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Public

991

undergraduate students

14

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Marine Engineering
  2. Marine Transportation
  3. International Business/logistics
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Codes

SAT 3505
ACT 1648

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School Facts

The Maine Maritime Academy, founded in 1941, adopted coeducation in 1975. Its 35-acre campus is located in Castine, 38 miles south of Bangor.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 1,005
Established in 1941
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges)
•  NECHE (New England Commission of Higher Education)

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Castine, ME

35-acre campus in Castine (population: 1,010), 40 miles from Bangor and 130 miles from Portland. Air and bus serve Bangor; larger airport and train serve Portland. School operates transportation to Bangor during major holiday periods.

Maine Maritime Academy
1 Pleasant Street
Castine, ME 04420-001

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
80%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
98%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
11%
Top 1/4
33%
Top 1/2
69%
Bottom 1/2
31%
Bottom 1/4
8%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
25%
500-599
50%
400-499
20%
300-399
1%
700-800
5%
600-699
20%
500-599
61%
400-499
13%
300-399
1%
30-36
15%
24-29
21%
18-23
52%
12-17
12%
30-36
9%
24-29
40%
18-23
33%
12-17
18%
30-36
15%
24-29
40%
18-23
36%
12-17
9%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline November 30 (priority deadline)
March 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 30
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

45%

acceptance rate

Accepted 653
Declined + 788
Total Received 1,441

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Secondary school record

Important

Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
State residency

Not Considered

Interview
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Kelly Gualtieri
Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management
P: 207 326-2207
admissions@mma.edu

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 207 326-2339
financialaid@mma.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Kathy Heath
Director of Financial Aid
kathy.heath@mma.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
lacrosse
rugby
sailing
soccer
swimming
volleyball
wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

baseball, ice hockey, rugby, sailing, softball, wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

baseball, ice hockey, rugby, sailing, wrestling

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, drill team, racquetball, rugby, schooner crew, softball, volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Steve Peed (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
North Atlantic Conference, New England Football Conference
Mascot
mariners
School colors
royal blue and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Coastal/Marine Environmental Science
Coastal/Marine Environmental Science/Small Vessel Operations
Defense Logistics
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Business/Logistics
Logistics Management
Marine Biology
Marine Biology/Small Vessel Operations
Marine Engineering
Marine Science
Marine Science/Small Vessel Operations
Marine Systems Engineering
Marine Systems Engineering/Naval Architecture
Marine Transportation
Maritime Management
Power Engineering Technology
Small Craft Design
Small Craft Systems
Small Vessel Operations
Supply Chain Management
Vessel Operations/Technology
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Marine Engineering
  2. Marine Transportation
  3. International Business/logistics

Programs Offered

  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Engineering
  • Natural Science
  • Technologies

1,005

total students

66%

in-state

34%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

99%

991
students

Female
16%
162

Male
84%
829

1%

14
students

Female
36%
5

Male
64%
9

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

967
students

Female
17%
156

Male
83%
811

3%

24
students

Female
25%
6

Male
75%
18

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
82%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

42%

Transfer applicants accepted

50%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: March 1

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Other
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 7
Countries most often represented China
India
Ireland
Macau
Northern Mariana Islands
Puerto Rico
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Host family program

International Student Contact

Kelly Ann Gualtieri
Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management
207 326-2207
kelly.gualtieri@mma.edu

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