Massachusetts Maritime Academy

Buzzards Bay, MA

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.

Tuition & Fees

$10,018

$25,752

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%
700-800
0
600-699
5%
500-599
41%
400-499
44%
300-399
10%
200-299
0
30-36
11%
24-29
14%
18-23
57%
12-17
18%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

87%

male

13%

female

1

teacher

15

students

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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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Most Popular Majors

  1. Marine Engineering
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Codes

SAT 3515
ACT 1856

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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.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 1,792
Established in 1891
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  IACBE (International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education)
•  NECHE (New England Commission of Higher Education)

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Buzzards Bay, MA

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).

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
100%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
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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%
700-800
0
600-699
5%
500-599
41%
400-499
44%
300-399
10%
200-299
0
30-36
11%
24-29
14%
18-23
57%
12-17
18%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline April 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 707
Declined + 67
Total Received 774

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Essay
Recommendations
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Extracurricular activities
Interview

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Joshua Tefft
Director of Admissions
P: 800 544-3411
admissions@maritime.edu

Financial Aid

68%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$14,285

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $1,836
Room $7,790
Board $5,244
Additional fees $8,182
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $24,552
Average Financial Aid - $14,285
Total with Avg. Aid $10,267

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,310,209
State $560,000
Institutional $4,205,837
Other external
Total $6,076,046

Non-need-based

Federal
State $524,000
Institutional $2,500,000
Other external $210,000
Total $3,234,000
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 508 830-5087
F: 508 830-5077
psmith@maritime.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Catherine Kedski
Director of Student Financial Services
ckedski@maritime.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
crew
cross-country
football
lacrosse
sailing
soccer
softball
track and field (outdoor)
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/Recreational Sports

basketball, dodgeball, flag football, indoor soccer, kickball, softball

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Athletic Directors

Michael Kelley (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference, New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference, New England Intercollegiate Sailing Association
Mascot
Buccaneers

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Emergency Management
Energy Systems Engineering
Facilities Engineering
Facilities Management
International Maritime Business
Marine Engineering
Marine Science/Safety/Environmental Protection
Marine Transportation
Maritime Business Management
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Marine Engineering

Programs Offered

  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Independent study
  • Internships

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Engineering
  • Natural Science
  • Technologies
  • Other

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 Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
83%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

96%

Transfer applicants accepted

69%

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 Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

60

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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/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
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

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

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Mexico
Panama
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors

International Student Contact

Josh Tefft
Director of Admissions
508 830-6687
jtefft@maritime.edu

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