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Colleges / United States Merchant Marine Academy

United States Merchant Marine Academy

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

USMMA Kings Point Academics

United States Merchant Marine Academy Kings Point requires a minimum of 163-164 credits to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

USMMA Kings Point accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit. Many students like to take classes in the summer, to earn extra credits. However, USMMA Kings Point does not offer classes during the summer.

NOTE: Around 78% of students who start college at USMMA Kings Point finish the requirements for graduation within six years.

USMMA Kings Point offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program Unknown
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted Unknown
Summer Classes Available X
New Student Orientation

Reminder: USMMA Kings Point may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Will I Take At USMMA Kings Point?

USMMA Kings Point has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement

Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for USMMA Kings Point.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math true
Science true
Computer Yes

Reminder: Check with USMMA Kings Point directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at USMMA Kings Point

When choosing a major, USMMA Kings Point students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at USMMA Kings Point.

Student Designed Majors

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.

Senior Projects

Students are not required to complete a senior project unless it is required for their specific major.

Double Majoring at USMMA Kings Point

At USMMA Kings Point, students are not permitted to double major, and must choose just one area of study to focus on.

Frequently Asked Questions About United States Merchant Marine Academy Kings Point

Does USMMA Kings Point Offer Learning Disability Services?

❌ USMMA Kings Point does not offer services for students with disabilities.

Does USMMA Kings Point Have An Online Program?

✅ USMMA Kings Point has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does USMMA Kings Point Give Credit for AP Classes?

✅ USMMA Kings Point offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does USMMA Kings Point Have An Honors Program?

✅ USMMA Kings Point offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants.

Does USMMA Kings Point Require Internships?

✅ USMMA Kings Point requires an internship for all students.

Internships can help students gain hands on work experience for their resume, network, and explore career paths without committing to one path. While USMMA Kings Point does not require internships for students of any major, internships are a great way to get work experience, discover career paths that might fit you, or rule out ones that don't.

Additional Information About United States Merchant Marine Academy Kings Point

United States Merchant Marine Academy Kings Point Library

The main library on campus is the Schuyler Otis Bland Memorial Library and there are no other libraries on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at USMMA Kings Point

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

USMMA Kings Point does not have any dual degree programs available for students.


Does USMMA Kings Point have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

USMMA Kings Point does not have any ROTC programs.

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