California Maritime Academy

Vallejo, CA

The California Maritime Academy is a public institution. Founded in 1929, it adopted coeducation in 1973. Its 67-acre campus is located on the edge of San Francisco Bay, 30 miles from San Francisco.

Website: www.csum.edu/

Public
Co-ed
1,050
Undergraduate
Students
(18.1%) 190 Women
(81.9%) 860 Men
40
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
67% of 1,156 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
November 30

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.40
SAT Math
540-640 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
530-610 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
21-27 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $24,604
Out-of-state: $30,292
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $8,360
Out-of-state: $14,048
Room and Board
$12,807
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Freshman Award
$10,557
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$28,375
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
71
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 6% of classes
10-19 students: 16% of classes
20-29 students: 38% of classes
30-39 students: 18% of classes
40-49 students: 17% of classes
50-99 students: 5% of classes
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Campus Life

Vallejo Population
117,796
Nearest Metropolitan Area
San Francisco
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
66% of all students
Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Keelhaulers
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
8.8% Asian
2.4% Black/African-American
20.4% Hispanic/Latino
11.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.6% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
48.8% White
6.8% Unknown
International Students
0.8%
First-Year Students Returning
75.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
47.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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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 recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 3 4
Science 2 3
Foreign Language 2  
Social Studies 1  
History 1  
Academic Electives 1  

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required January 10
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Accepted with or without essay component
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
200 Maritime Academy Drive
City, State, Zip
Vallejo, CA 94590
Phone
(707) 654-1330
Fax
(707) 648-4204
E-mail
admission@csum.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
November 30
Application Fee
$55
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student cannot 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
October 31
Early Action Notification
December 15

Application Form

Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
 
Letters of Recommendation
 
Other
Health form required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not 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 X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
67% of 1,156 applicants were admitted
Women
70% of 253 applicants were admitted
Men
66% of 903 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
253 (33%) of 769 admitted students enrolled
Women
47 (27%) of 176 admitted students enrolled
Men
206 (35%) of 593 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
Not reported
Students Offered Wait List
122
Students Accepting Wait List Position
48
Students Admitted From Wait List
0

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.40
3.75 and Above
17%
3.50 - 3.74
20%
3.25 - 3.49
22%
3.00 - 3.24
23%
2.50 - 2.99
17%
2.00 - 2.49
1%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
540-640 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
5%
Score of 600 - 700
42%
Score of 500 - 600
42%
Score of 400 - 500
9%
Score of 300 - 400
2%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
530-610 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
3%
Score of 600 - 700
33%
Score of 500 - 600
54%
Score of 400 - 500
9%
Score of 300 - 400
1%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
21-27 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
11%
Score of 24 - 29
48%
Score of 18 - 23
34%
Score of 12 - 17
7%
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
In-state: $24,604
Out-of-state: $30,292
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $8,360
Out-of-state: $14,048
Room and Board
$12,807
Books and Supplies
$1,200
Other Expenses
$2,237
Payment Plans
Installment plan

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 March 2
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning March 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001134
Free
State Aid Form  

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
171 (58.1%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
100 (88.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
100 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
9 (8.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
$10,557
Need-Based Gift
Received by 85 (95.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,839
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 67 (86.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,592
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 24 aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
2 freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,000

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
697 (53.5%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
499 (71.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
499 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
34 (8.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
$11,862
Need-Based Gift
Received by 451 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,741
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 374 (87.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,579
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 121 aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
3 undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,000

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
62%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$28,375
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Business, Engineering/Technologies
Number of Awards
Not reported
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
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

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

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other
  • Marine Maintenance/Fitter and Ship Repair Technology/Technician
  • Mechanical Engineering
Most Popular Disciplines
Transportation and materials moving, Engineering technologies, Business/marketing
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Not reported

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


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

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
71
Part-Time Faculty
35
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
Not reported
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 6% of classes
10-19 students: 16% of classes
20-29 students: 38% of classes
30-39 students: 18% of classes
40-49 students: 17% of classes
50-99 students: 5% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 45% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 46% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 8% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 0% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 0% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Not accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Not reported
Holdings
 
Computer Ownership
Students not 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


Vallejo Population
117,796
Nearest Metropolitan Area
San Francisco
Campus Size
64 acres

Weather

Temperature
37.7 average low in January, 87.8 average high in September
Rain
68 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Vallejo
Nearest Train Station
15 mile(s) from campus in Martinez

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing
Students in College Housing
66% of all students
Housing Requirements
Students required to live on campus through senior year
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
34%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Not available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Not available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Not available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Keelhaulers
School Colors
Silver, black and red

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Basketball x x x x
Crew x   x  
Golf x   x x
Rugby     x  
Sailing x   x  
Soccer     x x
Volleyball x x    
Water Polo x   x  
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Basketball x x
Crew x  
Golf x  
Rugby    
Sailing x  
Soccer    
Volleyball x x
Water Polo x  
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Basketball x x
Crew x  
Golf x x
Rugby x  
Sailing x  
Soccer x x
Volleyball    
Water Polo x  
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
baseball, basketball, football, golf, racquetball, rugby, sailing, softball, tennis, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, student newspaper, sailing club, dive club, drill team
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
Navy ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
1,050
Women
190 (18.1%)
Men
860 (81.9%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
1,007
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
8.8% Asian
2.4% Black/African-American
20.4% Hispanic/Latino
11.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.6% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
48.8% White
6.8% Unknown
International Students.
0.8%
Average Age
22
All Graduate Students
40

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
75.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
47.2%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
57.7%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
64.1%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Business 1%

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