Founded in 1891, Massachusetts Maritime Academy is a non-profit public state multidisciplinary higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium town of Buzzards Bay (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Massachusetts. Officially accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education, Massachusetts Maritime Academy (MMA) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Massachusetts Maritime Academy (MMA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 129 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. MMA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, 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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|Name||Massachusetts Maritime Academy|
|Motto||Discipline, Knowledge, Leadership
|Colours||Blue and gold|
|Address||101 Academy Drive
|Tel||+1 (508) 830 5000|
|Fax||+1 (508) 830 5018|
|over 20,000 US$
|Gender||Men and Women (coed)|
|International Students||Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission|
|Selection Type||Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades|
|New Admission Requirements||- Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
|Admission Office||101 Academy Drive Flanagan Hall
Buzzards Bay 02532-1803
(508) 830 5000
800 544 3411
|Control Type||Public State|
|Basic Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields|
|2000 Classification||Other specialized institutions|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, small, highly residential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||Very high undergraduate|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, full-time, selective, lower transfer-in institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Professions focus, some graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program||Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges|
Massachusetts Maritime Academy's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 30,560 physical volumes, 717 physical media, 36,183 digital/electronic medium and 126 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Massachusetts Maritime Academy provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,615 students in the 2018 academic year.
|Institutional Hospital||Not reported|
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