United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA)

300 Steamboat Rd, Kings Point, NY

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USMMA is located in Kings Point, New York and is a public institution that provides opportunities for students to meet their goals. Over 1,000 students enroll at USMMA per year.

Areas of study offered at United States Merchant Marine Academy include but are not limited to:

  • Marine Science, Merchant Marine Officer
  • Systems Engineering
  • Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

The school has an open enrollment policy, accepting all applicants that meet the requirements for admission. Submission of transcripts, test scores, and admissions essays may be needed for certain programs. More information on admissions can be found here.

Athletic programs are available at United States Merchant Marine Academy through the NCAA, allowing students to compete in intercollegiate sports. Athletic programs that are available may include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division III)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division III)
  • Track & Field (NCAA Division III)
  • Football (NCAA Division III)

For a complete list of programs offered, enrollment information, financial aid details, and more, please visit the school's website at

Admission Requirements & Details

The admission details below may provide a better idea of the applicants United States Merchant Marine Academy accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

United States Merchant Marine Academy has a total student population of about 930, with undergraduate students making up about 97% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.


Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $4,700. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Financial Aid Details

The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid16%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships16%$4,402
Receiving Student Loans12%$5,601
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, United States Merchant Marine Academy may provide services like those listed below:

  • Remedial courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Student employment
  • Assisting students to find work

Graduation Rates

USMMA has a high graduation rate when compared to similar schools nearby.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years62%
Graduating in 5 Years12%

Intercollegiate Athletics

USMMA is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division III (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Landmark Conference)
  • Basketball (Landmark Conference)
  • Track and Field (Landmark Conference)
  • Football (Upstate Collegiate Athletic Association)
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by United States Merchant Marine Academy by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)


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