Maine Maritime Academy (MMA)

Castine, ME

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Maine Maritime Academy Student Essentials

Maine Maritime Academy Student Essentials
Region: Northeast
Setting: Rural Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: mariners
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $11,525
Out-of-State Tuition: $21,525
Retention Rate: 74%
Enrollment: 963
Year Established: 1941

About MMA

At the Maine Maritime Academy (MMA), you can find a community of individuals who share a passion for seafaring.

This small, public school is located on the picturesque Maine coast and features lower student-to-faculty ratios. This is an advantage if you prefer individualized attention in a more hands-on learning environment.

Some of the undergraduate and graduate programs offered to MMA students who are looking for an education in maritime studies include Marine Biology, Marine Systems Engineering, Power Engineering Operations, and Vessel Operations and Technology.

What makes MMA stand out is the school’s unique approach to learning. Most programs include unique experiences, such as:

*Boat preparation at the school marina
*Bridge simulations
*International student exchange programs with other maritime colleges
*Oceanography and research cruises
*Power plant simulations

Financial aid in the form of institutional scholarships, federal and state loans, tuition payment assistance plans, and more is available to those who meet the criteria. Applications for financial aid can be submitted online along with applications for admissions to the academy.

If you are interested in marine studies and acquiring new life experiences in oceangoing activities, consider Maine Maritime Academy in your college search.

MMA Map & Location

Maine Maritime Academy
Castine, ME 04420

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Getting Around MMA


Good walkability. We think you’ll enjoy walking in this area.


MMA Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 946
Freshman Class 284
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 963

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 1%
  • African American: 1%
  • Caucasian: 98%
Latino 1%
African American 1%
Caucasian 98%

Undergraduate 98%
Graduate 2%
Full-Time 83%
Part-Time 17%
Women 14%
Men 86%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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