Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Not Reported

undergraduateRatios

Not Reported

Very Selective

22%

acceptance rate

Accepted 411
Declined + 1,444
Total Received 1,855
More Admissions Details

Public

Student Enrollment
Not Reported

Most Popular Majors

  1. Marine Transportation
  2. Marine Engineering Systems
  3. Marine Engineering
More Majors

Codes

SAT 2923
ACT 2974

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Location

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.

Public/private Public
Established in 1943
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

Kings Point, NY

80-acre, suburban campus in Kings Point (population: 5,213), 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.

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
100%
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
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted no
Application deadline February 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Very Selective

22%

acceptance rate

Accepted 411
Declined + 1,444
Total Received 1,855

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations

Considered

Interview
Minority affiliation
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Leiutenant Commander Keith L. Watson
Assistant Director of Admissions & Financial Aid
P: 866 546-4778
F: 516 773-5390
admissions@usmma.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
diving
football
lacrosse
soccer
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

Ice Hockey, Pistol, Rugby, Volleyball, Water Polo, Weightlifting

Club Sports - Women's

Ice Hockey, Pistol, Rugby, Soccer, Volleyball, Water Polo

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Aerial, Airsoft, Ballroom Dance, Basketball, Bowling, Brazilian Jiujitsu, Cycling/triathlon, Dodgeball, Drill Team,endurance Sports, Flag Football, Golf, Grappling, Handball, Inner-Tube Water Polo, Kan Jam, Kickball, Punt-Pass-Kick, Rock Climbing/nature Sports, Scuba Diving, Skiing, Snowboarding, Soccer (indoor/outdoor), Softball, Trap & Skeet, Tug-Of-War, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball (indoor/sand), Water Basketball, Wiffle Ball

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Athletic Directors

Mo White (men's)
Director Of Physical Education & Athletics
email

Melinda Eng (women's)
Assistant Athletic Director/senior Woman Administrator
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
ECAC, Centennial Conference
Mascot
Mariners
School colors
royal blue and gray

Athletics Right Now

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Marine Engineering
Marine Engineering Systems
Marine Engineering/Shipyard Management
Marine Transportation
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Marine Transportation
  2. Marine Engineering Systems
  3. Marine Engineering

Programs Offered

  • Independent study
  • Internships

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Other

0

total students

NA%

in-state

NA%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

Not reported

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

Not reported

Not reported

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Transfer Admissions

Not Reported

Transfer applicants accepted

Not Reported

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
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 All
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: February 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

12

trimester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

142

trimester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Internships
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 6
Countries most often represented Malaysia
Panama
Singapore
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants

International Student Contact

Keith L. Watson
Assistant Director of Admissions & Financial Aid
516 726-5642
admissions@usmma.edu

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