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Maine Maritime Academy

Castine, ME

Regional Colleges North

The Maine Maritime Academy is a public institution located in the village of Castine, Maine overlooking the Castine Harbor. The Academy was founded in 1941 and students are not obligated to go to sea or join the military after graduation. Students can choose regimented or nonregimented degrees or programs. Some of the most popular majors include Engineering, Marine Science, Naval Architecture, International Business, and Biological and Biomedical Sciences.

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Quick Facts

Pleasant Street
Castine, ME 04420-001

2013-2014 Tuition

$22,770 Tuition and Fees


970 undergraduate students
86% male / 14% female


March 31 application deadline
66% accepted

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School Details

Institutional Control: public
Year Founded: 1941

Programs Offered

associate degree, bachelor's degree, master's degree

Majors Offered

Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, Systems Engineering, Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other, Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other, Marine Science/Merchant Marine Officer, International Business/Trade/Commerce

Minors Offered

Marine Transportation, Other

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 970
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 960
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 10
Percent of male undergraduates: 86%
Percent of female undergraduates: 14%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: math, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, military, personal, psychological, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)


Student activities offered: choral groups, drama/theater, jazz band, marching band, pep band, student government, yearbook


Intercollegiate non-scholarship sports offered for men: basketball, cross country, football, golf, lacrosse, soccer
Intercollegiate non-scholarship sports offered for women: basketball, cross country, soccer, softball, volleyball

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