United States Merchant Marine Academy: Review & Facts

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United States Merchant Marine Academy is a very small four-year, public school with 930 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1943 and is the only institution located in Kings Point, New York.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
3
Few
Bachelor's degree and master's degree are available at United States Merchant Marine Academy.

United States Merchant Marine Academy follows a trimester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 3 majors. The most popular concentration is Marine Transportation and Diving. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
94%
Good
It is worthwhile 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 typically a good sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at United States Merchant Marine Academy is very high at 94% (well above New York average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students definitely love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
13 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at United States Merchant Marine Academy is good: 77%. Around 23% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at United States Merchant Marine Academy is pretty good -- 13:1. Read more details about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
22%
Hard
According to government data, 1,662 applications were submitted and 361 were accepted; so it is quite challenging to be accepted at this school.

The college might accept your advanced placement credits at entry.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at United States Merchant Marine Academy in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
D
Unsafe
United States Merchant Marine Academy provides study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at United States Merchant Marine 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.

ROTC
Available
Yes
United States Merchant Marine Academy offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 1,000 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing opportunity.

Navy ROTC programs are available at United States Merchant Marine 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 data, United States Merchant Marine Academy seems to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

United States Merchant Marine Academy Location and Maps



Post Address: United States Merchant Marine Academy, 300 Steamboat Rd, Kings Point, New York 11024-1699, USA
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