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

Website: www.mainemaritime.edu/

Public
1,037
Undergraduate
Students
(13.2%) 137 Women
(86.8%) 900 Men
29
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
79% of 805 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
March 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
22 average
19-24 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
Not available
Tuition and Fees
Not reported
Room and Board
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
36%
Average Freshman Award
$7,750
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$40,909
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
65
Regular Class Size
Not reported
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Campus Life

Castine Population
1,029
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
78% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
 
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.8% Asian
0.5% Black/African-American
0.8% Hispanic/Latino
0.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
94.9% White
2.6% Unknown
International Students
Not reported
First-Year Students Returning
79.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
52.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
93%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
2.2%
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 4  
Science 2 3
Foreign Language   2
Social Studies 2  
History 2  
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required March 1
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: No policy as of now
ACT: No policy as of now

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
1 Pleasant Street
City, State, Zip
Castine, ME 04420
Phone
(207) 326-2207
Fax
(207) 326-2515
E-mail
admissions@mma.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
March 1
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 30
Early Action Notification
February 1

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
 
Letters of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency X
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
79% of 805 applicants were admitted
Women
77% of 124 applicants were admitted
Men
79% of 681 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
293 (46%) of 633 admitted students enrolled
Women
40 (42%) of 96 admitted students enrolled
Men
253 (47%) of 537 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
76% of 420 applicants were admitted
Students Offered Wait List
12
Students Accepting Wait List Position
11
Students Admitted From Wait List
0

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
Not reported
3.75 and Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
22 average
19-24 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
4%
Score of 24 - 29
32%
Score of 18 - 23
60%
Score of 12 - 17
4%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
 
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
Not available
Tuition and Fees
Not reported
Room and Board
Not reported
Books and Supplies
Not reported
Other Expenses
Not reported
Payment Plans
 

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline April 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning April 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002044
Free

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
200 (97.6%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
173 (86.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
171 (98.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
14 (8.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
36%
Average Award
$7,750
Need-Based Gift
Received by 134 (78.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,703
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 153 (89.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,666
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 6 (3.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
11 (5.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,867

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
866 (98.1%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
751 (86.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
747 (99.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
70 (9.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
43%
Average Award
$9,245
Need-Based Gift
Received by 543 (72.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,318
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 593 (79.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,014
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 29 (3.9%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
41 (4.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,369

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
88%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$40,909
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
17.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
3.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
College/university loans, Alternative loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences, Business, Engineering/Technologies
Number of Awards
131
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff
Number of Awards
13
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$619
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Not offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Engineering Technology, General
  • Engineering, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
  • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
  • Marine Science/Merchant Marine Officer
  • Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
  • Oceanography, Chemical and Physical
  • Systems Engineering
  • Transportation and Materials Moving, Other
Most Popular Disciplines
Engineering technologies, Transportation and materials moving, Engineering
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
No online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
65
Part-Time Faculty
28
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
25%
Regular Class Size
Not reported
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
Not reported

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
 
Computer Ownership
Students required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
Not Reported
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Not available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Not reported

Master's Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


Castine Population
1,029
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Campus Size
35 acres

Weather

Temperature
11.4 average low in January, 72.7 average high in September
Rain
129 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
40 mile(s) from campus in Bangor
Nearest Train Station
130 mile(s) from campus in Portland

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing
Students in College Housing
78% of all students
Housing Requirements
Students required to live on campus through junior year
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
 
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
 
School Colors
Royal and gold

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Basketball x   x  
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Football     x  
Lacrosse     x  
Sailing x   x  
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Volleyball x      
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Football    
Lacrosse    
Sailing x  
Soccer x  
Softball x  
Volleyball x  
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Football x  
Lacrosse x  
Sailing x  
Soccer x  
Softball    
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, golf, ice hockey, racquetball, riflery, rock climbing, rugby, sailing, skiing (downhill), softball, squash, swimming and diving, tennis, volleyball, weight lifting

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, rugby club, yacht club, alpha phi omega (community service), chess club, drill team
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus, Navy ROTC is offered on campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Mostly men
All Undergraduates
1,037
Women
137 (13.2%)
Men
900 (86.8%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
1,024
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.8% Asian
0.5% Black/African-American
0.8% Hispanic/Latino
0.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
94.9% White
2.6% Unknown
International Students.
Not reported
Average Age
All Graduate Students
29

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
79.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
52.8%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
72%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
74.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
93%
Average Starting Salary
93%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
2.2%
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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