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California State University Maritime Academy

Vallejo, CA 4-Year Public

About CSU Maritime Academy

California State University Maritime Academy is a public, state school located in the suburban setting of Vallejo, CA, less than an hour from San Francisco.

Founded in 1929, the institution currently enrolls around 942 students a year, including 911 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

2021 Admissions Facts About CSU Maritime Academy

Acceptance rate: 76%

Average GPA: 3.43

Early Decision or Early Action: No/Yes

2022 Regular Decision Deadline: November 30

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:

CSU Maritime Academy Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into California State University Maritime Academy. Around 76 percent of all applicants to CSU Maritime Academy are accepted each year.

The average high school GPA for a student at CSU Maritime Academy is 3.43 /4.0.

In 2021, 85 applicants were waitlisted and 26 waitlisted students got accepted.

Is CSU Maritime Academy a good school?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of the 199 students who started at CSU Maritime Academy as first-time freshman, 102 graduate within four years.

CSU Maritime Academy's six-year graduation for undergrads is 67 percent. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2021 was around $26,147 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does CSU Maritime Academy sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So the real question to ask yourself: is CSU Maritime Academy a good school for YOU?

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College Info

200 Maritime Academy Drive Vallejo, CA 94590

Campus Setting: Suburban

CSU Maritime Academy Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Nov 30

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to CSU Maritime Academy is Nov 30.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

CSU Maritime Academy ACT Scores


ACT Range

21 - 26

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

26 and Above


21 to 26


21 and Less


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CSU Maritime Academy SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1078 - 1260


Math SAT Range

538 - 633


Reading SAT Range

530 - 630

CSU Maritime Academy Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at CSU Maritime Academy is like? There are approximately 942 students enrolled at CSU Maritime Academy, including 911 undergraduate students and 31 graduate students. 97% percent of students attend school full-time, 84% percent are from CA and 16% percent of students are from other states.


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