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United States Merchant Marine Academy

Kings Point, NY 4-Year Public

About USMMA Kings Point

United States Merchant Marine Academy Kings Point is a public school located in the suburban setting of Kings Point, NY, less than an hour from New York City.

Founded in 1943, the institution currently enrolls around 975 students a year, including 954 undergrads. The institution runs on a trimester academic calendar.

Admissions Facts About USMMA Kings Point

Acceptance rate: 22%

Average GPA: 3.6

Mean ACT score: 27

Early Decision or Early Action: No/No

2022 Regular Decision Deadline: March 1

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date: April 1

USMMA Kings Point Acceptance Rate

Admission to USMMA Kings Point is very difficult. Around 22 percent of all applicants are admitted to USMMA Kings Point each year.

The average high school GPA for a student at USMMA Kings Point is 3.6 /4.0. The mean ACT scores is 27.

In 2021, 204 applicants were waitlisted and 132 waitlisted students got accepted.

Is USMMA Kings Point a good school?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a school is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.

Retention and graduation rates

About 94 percent of students who start at USMMA Kings Point come back for their second year of college. Out of the 303 students who started at USMMA Kings Point as first-time freshman, 209 graduate within four years.

USMMA Kings Point's six-year graduation for undergrads is 78 percent. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Within six months of graduating, 100 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

The average starting salary for recent grads is $60,000 a year.

Based on this information, how does USMMA Kings Point sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for another! So the real question to ask yourself: is USMMA Kings Point a good school for YOU?

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March 1 is the final deadline to submit an application for next Fall. All applicants will be notified by April 1.

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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

USMMA Kings Point ACT Scores


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USMMA Kings Point Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

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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