United States Merchant Marine Academy

300 Steamboat Rd, Kings Point, United States
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Overview of United States Merchant Marine Academy

About this school

The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy is a public service academy. Founded in 1943, it adopted coeducation in 1974. Its 80-acre campus is located in Kings Point, on the north shore of Long Island, 20 miles east of New York City.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:954
    • Men:794 (83.2%)
    • Women:160 (16.8%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to United States Merchant Marine Academy is very difficult: more than 50% of freshmen were in the top 10% of their high school class and scored over 1230 on the SAT I or over 26 on the ACT; about 60% 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

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
4
Science
3
4
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
8
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
March 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
300 Steamboat Road
City, State, Zip
Kings Point, NY  11024-1699
Phone
(516) 726-5646
Fax
(516) 773-5390
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
March 1
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins April 1
Accept Offer Of Admission
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
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
3 required for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
22% of 1,855 applicants were admitted
Women
19% of 340 applicants were admitted
Men
23% of 1,515 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
272 (66%) of 411 admitted students enrolled
Women
35 (55%) of 64 admitted students enrolled
Men
237 (68%) of 347 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.60
375 And Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
27 average
• Score 30 - 36
24%
• Score 24 - 29
74%
• Score 18 - 23
2%
• Score 12 - 17
0%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - Not reported
  • Room & Board: - Not reported
  • Other Expences: - $2,830 (31.126264848218213%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $6,262 (68.87373515178179%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


United States Merchant Marine Academy accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
-
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
-
Award Notification Date
Not reported
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Not reported

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
Not reported
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
Not reported
Found To Have Financial Need
Not reported
Received Financial Aid
Not reported
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
Not reported
• Need-Based Gift
Not reported
• Need-Based Self-Help
Not reported
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
Not reported
Found To Have Financial Need
Not reported
Received Financial Aid
Not reported
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
Not reported
• Need-Based Gift
Not reported
• Need-Based Self-Help
Not reported
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
-
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Not reported
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Trimester

Summer Session


Not offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


113

Part-Time Faculty


19

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


Not reported

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 14% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 31% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 51% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 3% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not reported

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
181,309

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students 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 Students Requiring Accommodations


Not available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


United States Merchant Marine Academy provides none

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


94.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


69.0%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


77.2%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


78.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (8)


  • Engineering-Related Technologies, Other
  • Engineering/Industrial Management
  • Marine Science/Merchant Marine Officer
  • Marine Transportation, Other
  • Maritime Studies
  • Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
  • Nuclear Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Transportation and Materials Moving, Other

Most Popular Disciplines


Not offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Distance learning, Honors program, Independent study, Internships

Study Abroad


Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science

Master's Programs of Study (1)


  • Civil Engineering

    Campus Life

    Location & Geography

    Population


    5,038

    Nearest Metropolitan Area


    82 acres

    Environment


    Suburban environment

    Campus Size


    New York City

    Weather


    Temperature
    24.9 average low in January, 78.9 average high in September
    Rain
    119 rainy days per year

    Available Transportation


    Nearest Airport
    20 mile(s) from campus in New York City
    Nearest Bus Station
    20 mile(s) from campus in New York City
    Nearest Train Station
    3 mile(s) from campus in Great Neck

    Housing

    College Housing


    College offers housing to students

    Types of Housing


    Coed housing

    Students of College Housing


    100% of all students

    Housing Restrictions


    Students required to live on campus through senior year

    Freshman Housing Guarantee


    Freshmen are guaranteed housing

    Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


    Security

    24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


    Available

    24-Hour Security Patrols


    Available

    Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


    Not available

    Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


    Available

    Personal Support Services

    Health Service


    Offered

    Personal Counseling


    Offered

    Child Care


    Not offered

    Sports & Recreation

    School Athletics


    Athletic Conferences
    NCAA Division III
    Mascot
    Mariners
    School Colors
    Blue and gray

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


    FactorOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Crew
    Cross-Country Running
    Football
    Lacrosse
    Sailing
    Soccer
    Swimming And Diving
    Tennis
    Track And Field
    Volleyball
    Wrestling

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


    SportOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Crew
    Cross-Country Running
    Football
    Lacrosse
    Sailing
    Soccer
    Swimming And Diving
    Tennis
    Track And Field
    Volleyball
    Wrestling

    Recreational Sports


    Intramural Sports
    basketball, racquetball

    Student Activities

    Activities And Organizations


    United States Merchant Marine Academy offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, student newspaper, regimental band, cfc, neuman club, honor guard

    Sororities


    Fraternities


    ROTC


    Student Body

    Co-educational


    Yes

    Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


    954

    Undergraduates


    All Undergraduates
    954
    Women
    160
    Men
    794

    Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


    • 1.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
    • 7.7% Asian
    • 2.6% Black/African-American
    • 10.2% Hispanic/Latino
    • 0.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
    • 0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
    • 75.2% White
    • 2.5% Unknown

    International Students


    0.9% from 4 countries

    Average Age


    21

    Number of Graduate Students


    21

    Student Resources

    Study resources