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Massachusetts Maritime Academy

Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts

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Massachusetts Maritime Academy

Public 4 Year

About Massachusetts Maritime Academy

Massachusetts Maritime Academy (also called Maritime, Mass Maritime, MMA or Mass (when differentiating between the other Maritime Academies)) is a regionally accredited, coeducational, state college offering undergraduate degrees in maritime-related fields, as well as graduate degrees and professional studies. Established in 1891, Mass Maritime is the second oldest state maritime academy in the United States. The Academy is located on Taylor's Point in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, in the United States and prepares students for careers in the marine transportation, engineering, maritime business, emergency management, and environmental fields. Originally established to graduate deck and engineering officers for the U.S. Merchant Marine, the academy has since expanded its curriculum. Though not required, some graduates go on to serve in active & reserve components of the U.S. Armed Forces. The Academy operates a training ship, the USTS Kennedy.

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Location

Located in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts.

101 Academy Dr, Buzzards Bay, MA, 02532-1803, Barnstable County

Massachusetts Maritime Academy Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2022 Best Colleges in America

#482 of 6828

2022 Best Colleges in Massachusetts

#26 of 173

2022 Best Public Colleges in Massachusetts

#5 of 44

Most Popular Majors

The most popular major at Massachusetts Maritime Academy is Engineering followed by Transportation, Security & Enforcement, Business Management and Natural Resources.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Massachusetts Maritime Academy within four or six years.

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