The California Maritime Academy: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - GoodCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
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The California Maritime Academy is a small four-year, public school with 1,075 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1929 and is one of the 3 schools located in Vallejo, California.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
9
Few
Bachelor's degree and master's degree are offered at The California Maritime Academy.

The California Maritime Academy implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 9 majors. The most popular concentrations are Engineering, Marine Transportation and Diving, Industrial Technologies, Management, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.


Student Retention
82%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

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

Students to Faculty Ratio
14 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at The California Maritime Academy is average - 62%. Around 4% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at The California Maritime Academy is pretty decent - 14:1. Learn more details regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$17,800
High
Average tuition prices are fairly high, around $16,700 per academic year. The additional fees at The California Maritime Academy beyond tuition are approximately $1,100, which totals $17,800 per year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
66%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 1,206 applications were submitted and 798 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to be accepted at this school.

This college might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score information at The California Maritime Academy in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,600
Medium
The California Maritime Academy offers a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at The California 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.

Safety
Grade
B-
Dicey
The California Maritime Academy provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 800 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable: roughly $5,600 per academic year.

Navy and Air Force ROTC programs are available at The California 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.

ROTC
Available
Yes
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 information, The California Maritime Academy appears to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

The California Maritime Academy Location and Maps



Post Address: The California Maritime Academy, 200 Maritime Academy Dr, Vallejo, California 94590, USA
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