United States Merchant Marine Academy

Kings Point, New York

Overview

Address300 Steamboat Road
School Websitewww.usmma.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Large

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

United States Merchant Marine Academy is a small public, 4-year college based in Kings Point, New York that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is master's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 1,863 students applied to United States Merchant Marine Academy. Of those students, 408 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in United States Merchant Marine Academy was $0, in addition to fees of $1,080. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend United States Merchant Marine Academy.

United States Merchant Marine Academy has a 84% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

Moderate

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ACT-
GPARecommended

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The United States Merchant Marine Academy acceptance rate is 22%. To put this into perspective, 408 of the 1,863 students who applied to United States Merchant Marine Academy in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in United States Merchant Marine Academy is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into United States Merchant Marine Academy had an SAT score between the range of 1,190 and 1,330. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for United States Merchant Marine Academy was between 27 and 30 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are not required to submit their GPA to United States Merchant Marine Academy as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At United States Merchant Marine Academy, the tuition for in-state residents is $0. Combined with fees of $1,080, other expenses of $1,000 and the $2,995 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $5,075.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $1,080 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in United States Merchant Marine Academy to $5,075 for out-of-state students.

Students at United States Merchant Marine Academy are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at United States Merchant Marine Academy was $4,142 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 16%.

United States Merchant Marine Academy Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio13:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to United States Merchant Marine Academy.

United States Merchant Marine Academy has a good gender split, with 18% of undergraduates being female and 82% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 90% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 9% of students come from in-state and 1% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at United States Merchant Marine Academy is 13:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from United States Merchant Marine Academy to thrive in your studies.

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