DEGREES: A.A.S., B.S., B.E., M.S.
MAJORS: Maritime College boasts undergraduate and graduate degrees in the following areas: Engineering (Marine, Mechanical, Electrical and Facilities), Naval Architecture, Marine Transportation/ Business Administration (minors in Ship Management and Maritime & Port Security), Maritime Studies, Marine Environmental Science (minors in Marine Biology, Meteorology, and Oceanography), International Transportation and Trade, and a Master's degree in International Transportation Management. Marine Engineering and Naval Architecture are ABET accredited programs.
STUDENTS: Total 1,586
TUITION & FEES: $4,350 in-state; $10,610 out-of-state.
Students from AL, CT, DE, FL, GA, LA, MS, MD, NJ, NY, NC, PA, RI, SC, VA, DC - New York State tuition rates (a savings of over $24,000 over four years). Room & Board: $9,500. Summer Sea Term: $3,750. In addition, students from any state who apply for and are qualified to enroll in the federally funded, Student Incentive Program (SIP) are charged New York State tuition. All participants in SIP, whether in-state or out-of-state students, agree to complete one of the license programs at the College, serve in the U.S. Naval Reserve for eight years, and receive an incentive of $4,000 per year during their undergraduate years.
ADDITIONAL PROGRAMS: Summer Sea Term program provides hands-on experience, international travel and preparation for US Merchant Marine Officer License as Third Mate or Third Assistant Engineer or 200 ton License with A.A.S. Degree. It is also possible to add a limited engine or deck license with one additional summer sea term. Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, and Army ROTC programs are available as well as direct commissioning programs with the Navy and Coast Guard.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: A typical Maritime Student has an 1100 on the SAT (critical reading and math portion of the SAT only) or a 22 on the ACT and a solid B average in their High School course work. They must have a strong background in math (algebra, geometry, trigonometry required) and science (minimum 3 years including physics or chemistry). The College operates on a rolling admissions basis. There is no strict deadline but it is best to apply as early as possible. Once an application is received from the SUNY Application Processing Center, the admissions board makes a decision based on a student?s high school transcript and SAT/ACT scores. Recommendations (2-3), personal statement and supplemental data form are also recommended but not required. A student can anticipate a decision on their application a week or two after the application has been completed. The international students? application process can be a lengthy one.
SPECIAL FEATURES: The first maritime school in the country, Maritime College prepares students for careers in the maritime industry, government, military, and private industry. Maritime boasts a 100% career placement rate and small class sizes. Equipped with hands-on experience, students are prepared for positions of major responsibility regardless of the career path they choose.
SUNY Maritime is a four-year college located at historic Fort Schuyler in Throggs Neck, New York which offers a solid academic program coupled with a structured cadet life in the regiment for both men and women. Maritime College prepares students for careers through a content-centered curriculum and a hands-on, team building approach to learning. Maritime offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, 20 varsity athletic teams.
Financial Aid: Maritime College offers merit- and need-based scholarships. Also, qualified NYS residents with a 90 high school average and above with an 1100 or better on the SAT are eligible for a four-year full-tuition scholarship through the Cadet Appointment Program (CAP). For further details please contact the Office of Admissions. Work study is granted through the Financial Aid Office based on a student?s submitted financial aid forms. There are other opportunities for part-time jobs on-campus as well as off-campus. Freshmen students in the regiment cannot have a part time job off-campus during the week because they are restricted to campus Monday through Friday. Due to the rigorous curricula, first-year students are not encouraged to have jobs that are time consuming.
Maritime College is dedicated to assist students in meeting their college expenses. 79% of Maritime College?s student body receives financial aid. A Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) form as well as a Maritime College Financial Aid form must be completed. Further questions should be directed to the Financial Aid Office.
Tuition (in state): $4,350.00
Tuition (out of state): $10,610.00
Number of Undergraduates: 1586
Average SAT scores of freshman: 1050
Student to Teacher Ratio: 13:1
Business Administration/ Marine Transportatoin, Naval Architecture, International Transportation and Trade, General Marine Business and Commerce, Maritime Studies, Marine Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Facilities Engineering, Marine Environmental Science, Marine Operations
Meteorology and Oceanography