United States Merchant Marine Academy Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#3312 of 14,131 In the World
#964 of 2,597 In North America
#895 of 2,496 In the United States
#86 of 221 In New York State
#960 of 1,018 For Marine Engineering
#3445 of 4,624 For Engineering

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
24%
Average SAT
1290
Average ACT
27
Aid receiving
28%
Undergraduates
1,028
Graduates
17
Male:Female Ratio
79:21
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
www.usmma.edu

United States Merchant Marine Academy Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 24% 24% 24%
Applicants 1,763 1,393 370
Admissions 425 337 88
Freshmen enrolled full time 280 230 50

17 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
222 or 79%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1220
or below

75% of them
had 1360
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in United States Merchant Marine Academy are 1220-1360 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
158 or 56%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 25
or below

75% of them
had 29
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in United States Merchant Marine Academy are 25-29 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 828 (79%)
Two or more races 59 (6%)
Asian 57 (5%)
Hispanic 50 (5%)
Black or African American 18 (2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 17 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 7 (0.7%)
Nonresident Alien 5 (0.5%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 3 (0.3%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$4,991
Students receiving aid
28%

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Fee in-district $1,095
Fee in-state $1,095
Fee out-of-state $1,095

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 1,005

United States Merchant Marine Academy Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's
Marine Science & Merchant Marine Officer 96
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering 77 3
Systems Engineering 29
Grand Total 202 3
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 82% 82% 86%
  • Full-time retention rate - 91%

Publications & Citations

Publications
250
Citations
2,740

Publication / Citation count by topic

Engineering
88 / 1,331
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
63 / 390
Business
36 / 403
Physics
36 / 694
Chemistry
35 / 259
Materials Science
25 / 195
Economics
21 / 181
Mathematics
20 / 321
Computer Science
19 / 76
Environmental Science
17 / 214
Political Science
17 / 60
Medicine
14 / 87
History
14 / 135
Automation and Control engineering
13 / 245
Biology
12 / 146
Sociology
11 / 94
Metallurgical Engineering
9 / 48
Marine Engineering
9 / 39
Automotive Engineering
8 / 2
Art & Design
8 / 19
Political Economy
8 / 129
Operations Research
7 / 230
Renewable Energy Engineering
7 / 31
Transportation Engineering
6 / 462
Classics and Ancient History
6 / 0
Communications and Public Relations
6 / 57
Public Health
6 / 8
Geology
6 / 33
Demography
5 / 6
Environmental Management
5 / 84
Marketing
5 / 10
Math Teachers
5 / 4
Astrophysics and Astronomy
5 / 479
Electrical Engineering
4 / 25
Engineering Management
4 / 2
Psychology
4 / 6
Mechanical Engineering
4 / 25
Systems Engineering
4 / 53
Cyber Security
3 / 18
Philosophy
3 / 4

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 1 16
1992 3 7
1993 6 17
1994 7 16
1995 10 14
1996 3 35
1997 2 43
1998 0 29
1999 6 36
2000 1 22
2001 5 82
2002 8 52
2003 4 60
2004 4 60
2005 4 64
2006 7 71
2007 12 60
2008 15 60
2009 13 84
2010 9 99
2011 15 115
2012 8 143
2013 2 144
2014 10 134
2015 3 162
2016 10 187
2017 15 209
2018 7 218
2019 11 208
2020 20 290
2021 17 237

United States Merchant Marine Academy alumni

  1. Robert Kiyosaki

    Robert Kiyosaki
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    military officermotivational speakerbusinesspersonwriterteacher
    Biography

    Robert Toru Kiyosaki is an American businessman and author. Kiyosaki is the founder of Rich Global LLC and the Rich Dad Company, a private financial education company that provides personal finance and business education to people through books and videos. The company's main revenues come from franchisees of the Rich Dad seminars that are conducted by independent individuals using Kiyosaki's brand name for a fee. He is also the creator of the Cashflow board and software games to educate adults and children about business and financial concepts.

  2. Carroll O'Connor

    Carroll O'Connor
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1924-2001 (aged 77)
    Occupations
    television actorscreenwriterfilm actorfilm producerstage actor
    Biography

    John Carroll O'Connor was an American actor, producer, and director whose television career spanned over four decades. He became a lifelong member of the Actors Studio in 1971. O'Connor found widespread fame as Archie Bunker (for which he won four Emmy Awards), the main character in the CBS television sitcoms All in the Family (1971–79) and its continuation, Archie Bunker's Place (1979–83). O'Connor later starred in the NBC/CBS television crime drama In the Heat of the Night (1988–95), where he played the role of Sparta, Mississippi, police chief William "Bill" Gillespie. At the end of his career in the late 1990s, he played Gus Stemple, the father of Jamie Buchman (Helen Hunt) on Mad About You. In 1996, O'Connor was ranked number 38 on TV Guide's 50 Greatest TV Stars of All Time. He won 5 Emmys and two Golden Globe Awards.

  3. Michael P. Murphy

    Michael P. Murphy
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1976-2005 (aged 29)
    Occupations
    naval officer
    Biography

    Michael Patrick Murphy was a United States Navy SEAL officer who was awarded the U.S. military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions during the War in Afghanistan. He was the first member of the United States Navy to receive the award since the Vietnam War. His other posthumous awards include the Silver Star Medal (which was later upgraded to the Medal of Honor) and the Purple Heart.

  4. Mark Kelly

    Mark Kelly
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Enrolled in United States Merchant Marine Academy
    In 1986 graduated with Bachelor of Science in marine engineering
    Occupations
    military officerastronauttest pilotpoliticianwriter
    Biography

    Mark Edward Kelly is an American politician, businessman, retired astronaut for NASA and retired U.S. Navy captain who has served as the junior United States Senator from Arizona since 2020. A member of the Democratic Party, he won the special election triggered by the death of Senator John McCain, defeating incumbent Republican Martha McSally.

General info

Alternative names USMMA
Kings Point
Founded 1943
Motto Acta Non Verba
Deeds, Not Words
Colors blue, gray
Academic Calendar Trimesters
Total FTE staff 266
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Address 300 Steamboat Road
Kings Point, New York, 11024-1634
United States
City population 6,000
Phone 5167265800
Fax +1 (516) 773 5390

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