Rank: 26

Massachusetts Maritime Academy

Buzzards Bay, MAwww.maritime.edu
Median SAT/ACT
1110/23
Enrollment
1,585
Located on Cape Cod, Massachusetts Maritime Academy is in an ideal spot to attract lovers of all things nautical, which-as the name implies-describes most of its students. The school's degrees are limited to the maritime industry and include marine engineering, international maritime business, and marine environmental protection.MMA is structured similar to military academies, and students have the option to earn...
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costs
Est. Full Price 2017-2018
$24,800
% of students who get any grants
52%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$14,800
Average price for low-income students
$5,900
Financial Aid from the College
% of students with need who get grants
81%
% of need met
79%
% of students who get merit* grants
5%
Average merit grant
$3,900
student success
Graduation rate
72%
Average time to a degree
4.2 years
Average student debt
$23,250
Average salary within 5 years
$59,300
% of low-income students who become upper middle class
61%
admissions
Acceptance rate
74%
Median SAT/ACT Score
1110/23
SAT/ACT required?
Yes
key deadlines
Early decision application
N/A
Regular application
rolling

* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

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I've been at MMA for three years studying IMBY, and I absolutely hate studying here. To be fair, I made the wrong major choice and I dread the thought of working in this field. I think this school is fantastic if you're studying what you want, especially licensed majors because...
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The career services department is great. They are really helpful in assisting students. There are amazing cooperative opportunities that everyone takes part in and there are career fairs that most people attend with hundreds of employers from around the country that come specifically to hire Maritime Cadets....
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The opportunities I now have now that I am a cadet at MMA are amazing and the structure really helps me focus on my studies. In addition to the hands-on learning and experienced staff, I have made the best relationships with other cadets of all ages and majors because of...
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* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

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