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United States Merchant Marine Academy

country rank

692

world rank

1971

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Overview

Established in 1943, United States Merchant Marine Academy is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the small town of Kings Point (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), New York. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Great Neck. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational higher education institution. United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank course levels and areas of studies matrix below for further details. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. USMMA 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, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Acronym USMMA
Founded 1943
Motto Acta Non Verba Deeds, Not Words
Colours Blue and gray
Mascot Salty the Sea Eagle
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Location


Address 300 Steamboat Road
Kings Point
11024-1699 New York
United States
Population range 2,500-9,999
Telephone +1 (516) 773 5391
Telefax +1 (516) 773 5390
Other locations Great Neck
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Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
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Bachelor degrees
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Master degrees
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Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of United States Merchant Marine Academy for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) Not reported
International students 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) Not reported

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate United States Merchant Marine Academy's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Not reported
Admission Rate Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 300 Steamboat Road, Admission Center
Kings Point 11024-1699
Phone +1 (516) 773 5391
866 546 4778

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate United States Merchant Marine Academy's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 500-999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None
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Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Important: please contact or visit the official website of United States Merchant Marine Academy for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition Accreditation Seal

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation

1949


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the United States Merchant Marine Academy as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in the specific Affiliations and Memberships section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)


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Academic Structure

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