Maine Maritime Academy: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - FairCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Maine Maritime Academy is a small four-year, public school with 1,030 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1941 and is the only school located in Castine, Maine.

Academic Offerings

Associate's degree, bachelor's degree, and master's degree are offered at Maine Maritime Academy.

Maine Maritime Academy follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 8 majors. The most popular concentrations are Engineering, Marine Transportation and Diving, Business, Medical, and Biology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see program Ratings versus other schools.

Student Retention
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Maine Maritime Academy is high at 82% (above Maine average). Considering this statistic, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
13 : 1
The graduation rate at Maine Maritime Academy is average - 67%.

Student to faculty ratio at Maine Maritime Academy is pretty good: 13:1. Learn more information regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans

Tuition and fees per year
Average tuition costs are high - about $22,400 per year. The additional fees at Maine Maritime Academy beyond tuition are approximately $3,100; this totals $25,500 a year.

Read the details about Maine Maritime Academy additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelihood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information

According to recent data, 769 applications were submitted and 501 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to be accepted at this school.

The school might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at Maine Maritime Academy in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services

Annual Price
Maine Maritime Academy provides study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Maine Maritime Academy, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Maine Maritime Academy provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 700 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low: roughly $3,900 a year.

Navy ROTC programs are available at Maine Maritime Academy. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Maine Maritime Academy seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Maine Maritime Academy Location and Maps

Post Address: Maine Maritime Academy, C3, Castine, Maine 04420-0001, USA
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