If you want to apply to Massachusetts Maritime Academy, the regular decision application deadline is April 15 and the application fee costs $50.
The following is an overiew of some of Massachusetts Maritime Academy's admissions stats.
|Massachusetts Maritime Academy 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.2|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||9%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||2%|
These are the application deadlines for Massachusetts Maritime Academy.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
|Early Action||Yes||November 1||––|
Massachusetts Maritime Academy does not offer early decision but does offer early action.
🗓️ The Early Action deadline is November 1.
➡️ Explore a list of some competetive colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Massachusetts Maritime Academy has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you're strong.
What does Massachusetts Maritime Academy consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Application Essay||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Important|
Make sure to check with Massachusetts Maritime Academy for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Massachusetts Maritime Academy, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with Massachusetts Maritime Academy's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.0|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||2|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Other Requirements||√||minimum college GPA 2.5 if transferring 12-23 credits, minimum college GPA 2.0 for more than 24 transferable credits|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Massachusetts Maritime Academy have an average unweighted GPA of 3.2. Massachusetts Maritime Academy considers weighted GPA scores from incomging students.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Massachusetts Maritime Academy looks at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Massachusetts Maritime Academy is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 9% of Massachusetts Maritime Academy's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 2% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Massachusetts Maritime Academy students scored 600 or higher and 75% of students scored 510 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Massachusetts Maritime Academy students scored 590 or higher, and 75% scored a 510 or higher.
To be most competitive at Massachusetts Maritime Academy, you should strive to earn between 19 and 25 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 25 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Massachusetts Maritime Academy's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 25, and three out of four students scored lower than 25 on the ACT.
A 19 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Massachusetts Maritime Academy students. Only one out of every four students scored below 19.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Massachusetts Maritime Academy. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Massachusetts Maritime Academy during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Massachusetts Maritime Academy?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Massachusetts Maritime Academy.
Does Massachusetts Maritime Academy accept transfer credits?
✅ Massachusetts Maritime Academy accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Massachusetts Maritime Academy accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit
Does Massachusetts Maritime Academy accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Massachusetts Maritime Academy accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Massachusetts Maritime Academy?
✅ Massachusetts Maritime Academy is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Massachusetts Maritime Academy's acceptance rate?
✅ Massachusetts Maritime Academy has an acceptance rate of 90%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Massachusetts Maritime Academy?
❌ Massachusetts Maritime Academy does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Massachusetts Maritime Academy? Massachusetts Maritime Academy is a somewhat selective institution. The Massachusetts Maritime Academy acceptance rate is 90%. This means that the institution accepts 90 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Massachusetts Maritime Academy is Apr 15.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Massachusetts Maritime Academy is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
25 and Above
19 to 25
19 and Less
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Massachusetts Maritime Academy, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.25. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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