Massachusetts Maritime Academy

Buzzards Bay, MA

Massachusetts Maritime Academy

Buzzards Bay, MA

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Tuition & Fees

$10,314

$25,434

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
18%
500-599
62%
400-499
18%
700-800
2%
600-699
22%
500-599
60%
400-499
16%
30-36
11%
24-29
14%
18-23
57%
12-17
18%
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undergraduateRatios

87%

male

13%

female

15

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 707
Declined 67
Total Received 774
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Public

1,695

undergraduate students

97

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

The Massachusetts Maritime Academy (MMA) is part of the Massachusetts public university system. Founded in 1891, it adopted coeducation in 1977 when women were first enrolled in the Academy. Its 54-acre campus is located in Buzzards Bay, 60 miles south of Boston.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 1,792
Established in 1891
Coeducational Coeducational

54-acre campus in Buzzards Bay (population: 3,859), 55 miles from Boston. Major airport and train serve Boston; smaller airport serves Providence (50 miles); bus serves Bourne (three miles).

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Metropolitan area: Boston, Providence
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Logan International, T.F. Green

Massachusetts Maritime Academy
101 Academy Drive
Buzzards Bay, MA
02532-1803

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
96%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government
  • Intramurals
  • Regimental Leadership
  • Band/Honor Guard
  • NCAA Division 3 Athletics

Top Events

  • Emery Rice Day
  • Homecoming/Ring Dance
  • Change of Command
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Campus Facts

  • Drama/Theater group
  • Marching band

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
18%
500-599
62%
400-499
18%
700-800
2%
600-699
22%
500-599
60%
400-499
16%
30-36
11%
24-29
14%
18-23
57%
12-17
18%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Application deadline April 15
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.14

Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 707
Declined 67
Total Received 774

Admissions Factors

Very Important

application essay
academic GPA
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

extracurricular activities
level of applicant's interest
interview

Considered

alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
first generation
racial/ethnic status
class rank
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

geographical residence
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

92%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$4,814

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $1,890
Room & board $13,352
Additional fees $8,424
Books & supplies $1,500
Other fees $3,400
Total $28,566
Average Financial Aid - $4,814
Total with Avg. Aid $23,752
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Crew
Cross-country running
Football
Lacrosse
Sailing
Soccer
Softball
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

basketball, boxing,, CrossFit, equestrian, fishing, golf, hockey, lacrosse, rock climbing, soccer, scuba, volleyball, wrestling, yachting

Club Sports - Women's

basketball, boxing, CrossFit, equestrian, fishing, golf, hockey, lacrosse, rock climbing, soccer, scuba, volleyball, wrestling, yachting

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Equestrian sports, Football, Golf, Ice hockey, Lacrosse, Rock climbing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Volleyball, Wrestling

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Equestrian sports, Football, Golf, Ice hockey, Lacrosse, Rock climbing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Volleyball, Wrestling

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Engineering, Other
Environmental Science
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Marine Science/Merchant Marine Officer
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
Systems Engineering
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

1,792

total students

80%

in-state

20%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

95%

1,695
students

Female
13%
213

Male
87%
1,482

5%

97
students

Female
33%
32

Male
67%
65

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

95%

1,616
students

Female
12%
190

Male
88%
1,426

5%

79
students

Female
30%
23

Male
70%
56

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 87%
Student 4 year graduation rate 63%
Student 5 year graduation rate 10%
Student 6 year graduation rate 3%

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
84%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

39

Transfer students enrolled

2%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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