United States Merchant Marine Academy

Kings Point, NY

United States Merchant Marine Academy

Kings Point, NY

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Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
24%
24-29
74%
18-23
2%
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undergraduateRatios

83%

male

17%

female

1

teacher

8

students

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Very Selective

21%

acceptance rate

Accepted 361
Declined 1,301
Total Received 1,662
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Public

954

undergraduate students

21

graduate students

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School Facts

The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy is a federal academy. Founded in 1943, it adopted coeducation in 1974. Its 80-acre campus is located in Kings Point, on the north shore of Long Island, 20 miles east of mid-town New York City.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 975
Established in 1943
Coeducational Coeducational

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80-acre, suburban campus in Kings Point (population: 5,273), 20 miles from mid-town New York City. Major airport and bus serve New York City; major airport also serves Newark, NJ (30 miles); train serves Great Neck (three miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Metropolitan area: New York City
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: LaGuardia

United States Merchant Marine Academy
300 Steamboat Road
Kings Point
11024-1699

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
100%
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

  • Regimental Band
  • CFC
  • Neuman Club
  • Honor Guard

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Parent's/Acceptance Weekend
  • Graduation/Commencement
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
33%
Top 1/4
57%
Top 1/2
92%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
24%
24-29
74%
18-23
2%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application deadline March 1
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.6

Very Selective

21%

acceptance rate

Accepted 361
Declined 1,301
Total Received 1,662

Admissions Factors

Very Important

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
class rank
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

level of applicant's interest
application essay
academic GPA
recommendation(s)
talent/ability

Considered

geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
state residency
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
first generation
religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 4
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Cross-country running
Football
Lacrosse
Sailing
Soccer
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intramural Sports Men

Racquetball

Intramural Sports Women

Racquetball

Club Sports Men

Golf, Ice hockey, Riflery, Rugby, Ultimate frisbee, Water polo, Weight lifting

Club Sports Women

Riflery, Weight lifting

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 3

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Engineering-Related Technologies, Other
Engineering/Industrial Management
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
Marine Science/Merchant Marine Officer
Marine Transportation, Other
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
Systems Engineering
Transportation and Materials Moving, Other
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Off campus study

975

total students

7%

in-state

93%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

98%

954
students

Female
17%
160

Male
83%
794

2%

21
students

Female
14%
3

Male
86%
18

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

%

954
students

Female
17%
160

Male
83%
794

Not reported

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 94%
Student 4 year graduation rate 69%
Student 5 year graduation rate 8%
Student 6 year graduation rate 0%

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
74%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

9

Transfer students enrolled

1%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: March 1

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • 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

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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