Massachusetts Maritime Academy Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at Massachusetts Maritime Academy is 15:1, and the school has 42.8 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Massachusetts Maritime Academy include: Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering; Marine Science/Merchant Marine Officer; International Business/Trade/Commerce; Environmental Science; and Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 86.8 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Humanities Sciences (biological or physical)
Computer literacy History
Mathematics Social science
English (including composition)
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 15:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering 48%
Marine Science/Merchant Marine Officer 19%
International Business/Trade/Commerce 14%
Environmental Science 11%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other 8%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Certificate, Diploma, Bachelor's, Master's
Combined-degree programs N/A
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences 100%
Service learning 90%
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience 80%
Undergraduate research/creative projects 100%
Institution is G.I. Bill certified Yes
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program Yes
Institution is SOC Member No
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit No

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 87%
4-year graduation rate 44%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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