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Massachusetts Maritime Academy Student Life

Massachusetts Maritime Academy is on a 54-acre campus in a small town setting in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, not far from Boston and Providence. There are many activities and organizations for Massachusetts Maritime Academy students to participate in – band, theater groups, , and more.

Massachusetts Maritime Academy does not have fraternities or sororities.

Massachusetts Maritime Academy has a thriving Student Government. In fact, more students participate in Student Government than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Massachusetts Maritime Academy include Intramurals, Regimental Leadership, Band/Honor Guard and NCAA Division 3 Athletics.

The Massachusetts Maritime Academy community comes together each year for Emery Rice Day, Homecoming/Ring Dance and Change of Command.

Massachusetts Maritime Academy Housing

Massachusetts Maritime Academy offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most Massachusetts Maritime Academy students live off campus. In 2021, 44% of undergrads at Massachusetts Maritime Academy lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 56% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Massachusetts Maritime Academy. There are 1,615 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,538 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 670 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 15% students stay on-campus. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.

Massachusetts Maritime Academy offers coed housing.

Massachusetts Maritime Academy Athletics

At Massachusetts Maritime Academy there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Massachusetts Maritime Academy:

Sport Men's Intramural Women's Intramural Men's Division Women's Division Men's Scholarships Women's Scholarships
Crew NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Track And Field NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Lacrosse Club Teams Club Teams NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Sailing Club Teams Club Teams Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Soccer NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3

Safety at Massachusetts Maritime Academy

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Massachusetts Maritime Academy is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Massachusetts Maritime Academy campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Massachusetts Maritime Academy offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to Massachusetts Maritime Academy

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Massachusetts Maritime Academy, take Interstate 95 to Buzzards Bay, MA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Logan International, T.F. Green airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Massachusetts you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

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Massachusetts Maritime Academy Students

13%

Women

87%

Men

97%

Full Time

3%

Part Time

78%

In State

22%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

83%

7%

4%

3%

1%

1%

0.39%

0.20%

Undergraduate Students

1,538

Graduate Students

99

Non-Resident / International Students

3

Massachusetts Maritime Academy Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,637

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

92%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$10,314

Out-of-State

$25,434

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Apr 15
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