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United States Merchant Marine Academy

Kings Point, NY 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate22%
Acceptance Rate22%

About USMMA Kings Point

United States Merchant Marine Academy Kings Point Overview

United States Merchant Marine Academy Kings Point is a public school in the suburban setting of Kings Point, New York. USMMA Kings Point was founded in 1943 and the school presently has around 975 students a year, including 954 undergrad students. USMMA Kings Point offers on-campus housing for students. The majority of students live on campus, and first year-students are required to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 100% of students stay on-campus and participate in campus events and social life.

📆 Mark your calendar! The final application deadline for Fall 2023 is March 1. Regular decision applicants for Fall 2023 should find out if they have been admitted by April 1.

Student Activities at USMMA Kings Point

Love music or performing? At USMMA Kings Point you can join a campus band, sing in a chorus, or perform with one of the school's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? USMMA Kings Point students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

USMMA Kings Point does not have any fraternities or sororities, do it might be a good option if Greek life isn't a priority for you.

Planning to play sports? USMMA Kings Point has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at USMMA Kings Point on the Student Life page.

2022 USMMA Kings Point Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Trimester
Overall Acceptance Rate 22%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.6
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 75%
In-State Tuition $780
Out-of-State $780

Is USMMA Kings Point a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can give you a sense of how selective a school is.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a clearer sense of what USMMA Kings Point offers and if it could be a good fit for you.

USMMA Kings Point Acceptance Rate 2022

It is very difficult to get into USMMA Kings Point. The university admitted 22% of all applicants in 2019. Last year, 1,855 students applied to USMMA Kings Point and 411 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at USMMA Kings Point

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. Retention measures how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Approximately 94% of students who start at USMMA Kings Point return the next year. 78% of USMMA Kings Point undergrads graduate within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook USMMA Kings Point Graduates

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Within six months of graduating, 100% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

The average starting salary for recent USMMA Kings Point grads is $60,000 a year. Average starting salaries vary by discipline, but the average starting salary for all 2021 graduates was around $60,000 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at USMMA Kings Point

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on USMMA Kings Point's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at USMMA Kings Point.

Based on this information, how does USMMA Kings Point sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is USMMA Kings Point a good school for you?

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Where is USMMA Kings Point?

USMMA Kings Point is located in the suburban setting of Kings Point, New York, less than an hour from New York City.

If you want to see USMMA Kings Point for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Long Island Expressway to Kings Point, or book a flight to the nearest airport, LaGuardia.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what USMMA Kings Point and Kings Point are like without leaving home.

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College Info

300 Steamboat Road Kings Point, NY 11024-1699

Campus Setting: Suburban

USMMA Kings Point Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Mar 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Mar 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to USMMA Kings Point is Mar 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to USMMA Kings Point is Mar 1.

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

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Wondering what life at USMMA Kings Point is like? There are approximately 975 students enrolled at USMMA Kings Point, including 954 undergraduate students and 21 graduate students. 100% percent of students attend school full-time, 7% percent are from NY and 93% percent of students are from other states.


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