Founded in 1874, SUNY Maritime College is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Throggs Neck (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), New York. Officially accredited/recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, SUNY Maritime College (SUNY) is a very small (enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. SUNY Maritime College (SUNY) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as associate degrees, bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. This 142 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. SUNY also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.