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Maine Maritime Academy
Castine, ME
The Maine Maritime Academy, founded in 1941, adopted coeducation in 1975. Its 35-acre campus is located in Castine, 38 miles south of Bangor.
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Institution Type Public
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 1,037
   Women 137 (13.2%)
   Men 900 (86.8%)
Graduate Students 29
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 531 average
470-500 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 501 average
450-550 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 22 average
19-24 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Essay       X
Extracurricular Activities   X    
Cost of Attendance In-state: $25,708
Out-of-state: $38,788
  Tuition and Fees In-state: $13,078
Out-of-state: $26,158
  Room and Board $10,030
Average Percent of Need Met 36%
Average Freshman Award $7,750
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 65
Regular Class Size Not reported
Castine Population 1,029
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 95% of freshmen, 80% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
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%