United States Merchant Marine Academy

country rank  839
world rank  2400

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University Overview

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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University Identity

Name
Acronym USMMA
Founded 1943
Motto Acta Non Verba
Deeds, Not Words
Colours Blue and gray

University Location

Address 300 Steamboat Road
Kings Point
11024-1699 New York
United States
Tel +1 (516) 726 5800
Fax +1 (516) 773 5390
Other locations Great Neck

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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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

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University Admissions

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 Rate 20-30%
Admission Office 300 Steamboat Road, Admission Center
Kings Point 11024-1699
(516) 773 5391
866 546 4778

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 500-999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Public Federal
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

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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

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to United States Merchant Marine Academy's Library
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.
Housing Yes
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.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation

1949


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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