Maine Maritime Academy requires at least 122 credit hours to complete a bachelor's degree.
There is no accelarated degree program at Maine Maritime Academy, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Maine Maritime Academy accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Many students like to take classes in the summer, to earn extra credits. However, Maine Maritime Academy does not offer classes during the summer.
NOTE: Around 72% of students who start college at Maine Maritime Academy finish the requirements for graduation within six years.
Maine Maritime Academy offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Maine Maritime Academy may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Maine Maritime Academy 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 Maine Maritime Academy.
Reminder: Check with Maine Maritime Academy directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Maine Maritime Academy students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Maine Maritime Academy.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
Maine Maritime Academy does not require a senior project for all students.
Double Majoring at Maine Maritime Academy
Maine Maritime Academy offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Double majoring may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.
✅ Maine Maritime Academy does offer services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
✅ Maine Maritime Academy has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Maine Maritime Academy 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.
❌ Maine Maritime Academy does not offer an honors program or a Freshman Honor College.
🟨 Maine Maritime Academy does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.
The main library on campus is the Nutting Memorial Library and there are no other libraries on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
Maine Maritime Academy does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
What is ROTC?
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Does Maine Maritime Academy have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
Maine Maritime Academy has an Army ROTC program and a Navy ROTC program.
Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Maine Maritime Academy include:
•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
•a Navy ROTC branch unit on campus
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