Find Schools

Study Area & Zipcode

Massachusetts Maritime Academy

Find Schools Near

Massachusetts Maritime Academy Overview

Massachusetts Maritime Academy is a public institution located in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts. Buzzards Bay is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

What Is Massachusetts Maritime Academy Known For?

0 Undergraduate Awards
$35,896 Avg Cost After Aid
90% Acceptance Rate
  • Students at Maritime have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 1%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
  • The master's degree is the highest award offered at Maritime.
  • In <nil>, 58% of the faculty were full-time.
  • A student who earns a bachelor's degree from Maritime makes roughly $99,713 a year. This is 144% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.
  • The average Maritime student graduates in 4.2 years. That's better than the national average of 4.4 years.

Where Is Massachusetts Maritime Academy?


Contact details for Maritime are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 101 Academy Dr, Buzzards Bay, MA 02532-1803
Phone: 508-830-5000

How Do I Get Into Maritime?

You can apply to Maritime online at:

Admission Requirements for Maritime

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Required
Recommendations Required
SAT or ACT Scores Recommended
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Maritime?

90% Acceptance Rate
14% Of Accepted Are Women
Maritime has the high acceptance rate of 90%, which means it is fairly easy to gain admittance as long as you submit a complete application with requested materials.

Approximately 86% of accepted students are men and 14% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 89%, and the acceptance rate for women is 95%.

Can I Afford Massachusetts Maritime Academy?

$35,896 Net Price
90% Take Out Loans
1.0% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Maritime is $35,896. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Maritime, approximately 90% of students took out student loans averaging $9,176 a year. That adds up to $36,704 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Maritime is 1.0%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Massachusetts Maritime Academy Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,405 Full-Time Undergraduates
14% Women
9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,440 undergraduate students at Maritime, with 1,405 being full-time and 35 being part-time.


There are also 98 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,405 full-time undergraduates at Maritime, 86% are male and 14% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Massachusetts Maritime Academy students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 28
Black or African American 25
Hispanic or Latino 39
White 1,234
International Students 8
Other Races/Ethnicities 71

Geographic Diversity

Massachusetts students aren't the only ones who study at Massachusetts Maritime Academy. At this time, 21 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 4 countries are represented at Maritime. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Panama, Vietnam, and Germany.

Online Learning at Massachusetts Maritime Academy

98 Took All Classes Online
197 Took At Least One Class Online
15,200.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 197 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Maritime has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of Maritime

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Massachusetts Maritime Academy was 15,200.0%. This is the #7 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Maritime regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

Featured Schools

Find Schools Near You

Our free school finder matches students with accredited colleges across the U.S.