Established in 1943, United States Merchant Marine Academy is a non-profit public federal multidisciplinary higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium town of Kings Point (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), New York. This institution also has a branch campus in Great Neck. Officially accredited 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 US 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 degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 77 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 20-30% making this US higher education organization a very 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, 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||United States Merchant Marine Academy|
|Motto||Acta Non Verba
Deeds, Not Words
|Colours||Blue and gray|
|Address||300 Steamboat Road
11024-1699 New York
|Tel||+1 (516) 726 5800|
|Fax||+1 (516) 773 5390|
|Other locations||Great Neck|
|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 recommended
- Secondary school rank is required
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are recommended
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
|Admission Office||300 Steamboat Road, Admission Center
Kings Point 11024-1699
(516) 773 5391
866 546 4778
|Control Type||Public Federal|
|Basic Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields|
|2000 Classification||Other specialized institutions|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, very small, highly residential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||Very high undergraduate|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Professions focus, some graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program||Associate's Colleges: High Career & Technical|
United States Merchant Marine Academy's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 137,380 physical volumes, 1,815 physical media and 48 licensed digital/electronic databases.
United States Merchant Marine Academy provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 974 students in the 2018 academic year.
|Institutional Hospital||Not reported|
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