California Maritime Academy (CMA)

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California Maritime Academy can be found in Vallejo, CA, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. The smaller size of enrollment, which is about 1000 students, provides smaller class sizes for enrolled students.

This school has an acceptance rate of 76% with 18% of applicants deciding to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall CMA Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for California Maritime Academy was reported as 76.2% in Fall 2020 with over 1,420 applications submitted to California Maritime Academy. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for California Maritime Academy has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 68.2%
  • 2017-2018: 66.3%
  • 2018-2019: 66.5%
  • 2019-2020: 76.2%
  • Projected CMA Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 65.6%

How Does CMA Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for California Maritime Academy is thirty-four percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

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Holy Names University63.3%
San Francisco Art Institute90.3%
San Francisco Conservatory of Music47.6%
Pacific Union College53.3%
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Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Recommended

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)

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