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grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade A+
  3. Diversity
    grade B minus
  4. Campus
    grade C minus
  5. Athletics
    grade C
  6. Party Scene
    grade C minus
  7. Professors
    grade C
  8. Location
    grade C
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  10. Campus Food
    grade C
  11. Student Life
    grade C
  12. Safety
    grade A+

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Massachusetts Maritime Academy is an above-average public college located in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,614 undergraduate students. The Massachusetts Maritime Academy acceptance rate is 91%. Popular majors include Engineering, Marine Science, and International Business. Graduating 76% of students, Massachusetts Maritime Academy alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $66,300.

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101 Academy Dr
Buzzards Bay, MA 02532
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About Massachusetts Maritime Academy...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference

Massachusetts Maritime Academy Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

MA Maritime Academy Admissions

Acceptance Rate
91%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1020-1180
ACT Range
19-24
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$15,424 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$11,675 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
92%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
75%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 8 responses
40%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 10 responses
20%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 10 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    4%
  • On Campus
    96%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,614 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
95
Undergrads Over 25
2%
Pell Grant
18%
Varsity Athletes
23%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 10 responses
  • Motivated
    50%
  • Like a trapped animal clawing at the walls
    20%
  • Stressed
    20%
  • Stressed
    10%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
93%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 14 responses
Poll
61%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 18 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 9 responses
  • Regimented
    56%
  • Preparedness
    11%
  • Terrible
    11%
  • Unique
    11%
  • Unorganized
    11%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$86,600 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
76%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
97%
National
83%
71%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 7 responses

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