SUNY Maritime College Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Graduation Rate & More

SUNY Maritime
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With an acceptance rate of 58%, SUNY Maritime is a generally accessible school, and students with good grades and test scores have a good chance of being admitted. Students interested in applying to SUNY Maritime can do so through the SUNY or the Common Application--additional required materials include high school transcripts, SAT or ACT scores, a personal essay, and two letters of recommendation. 

SUNY Maritime Admissions Data (2016):

SUNY Maritime College Description:

SUNY Maritime College is a maritime college in the Bronx, New York, on the Throggs Neck peninsula. Established in 1874, It was the first federally approved nautical instruction college in the United States. The 55-acre waterfront campus is located at historic Fort Schuyler at the junction of the East River and the Long Island Sound. The majority of students are members of the college’s Regiment of Cadets, a military-style physical and maritime training program. SUNY Maritime offers 12 undergraduate programs of study in marine science, engineering and maritime studies as well as a master’s degree program in international transportation management. Popular undergraduate majors include marine engineering, international transportation management and marine business and commerce. Both regimental and non-regimental students are actively involved in campus life, participating in more than 30 clubs and organizations and extensive travel options on the college’s training ship, Empire State VI. The Maritime College Privateers compete primarily in the NCAA Division III Skyline Conference.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 1,832 (1,635 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 88% Male / 12% Female
  • 97% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $7,834 (in-state); $17,684 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,500 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $11,948
  • Other Expenses: $3,600
  • Total Cost: $24,882 (in-state); $34,732 (out-of-state)

SUNY Maritime College Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 90%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 53%
    • Loans: 60%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $6,924
    • Loans: $7,411

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: All majors have a marine focus. Naval architecture and marine business have the highest enrollments.

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 85%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 25%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 34%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 56%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Baseball, Football, Hockey, Lacrosse, Cross Country, Swimming, Soccer, Basketball
  • Women's Sports: Lacrosse, Rowing, Soccer, Swimming, Track and Field, Volleyball, Cross Country

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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