Massachusetts Maritime Academy

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Massachusetts Maritime Academy can be found in Buzzards Bay, MA, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Massachusetts Maritime Academy has an enrollment of about 1,300 students.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this college. Scores within the range of 1400 (25th percentile) to 1680 (75th percentile) on the SAT and in the range of 20 (25th percentile) to 24 (75th percentile) on the ACT is usually submitted among applicants that get into this school. We were able to estimate the Massachusetts Maritime Academy average GPA (3.06 - 3.33) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. 77% of all those students that apply are granted admission to Massachusetts Maritime Academy, from which 49 percent choose to attend.

Overall Massachusetts Maritime Academy Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012


The overall acceptance rate for Massachusetts Maritime Academy was reported as 77.3% in Fall 2012 with over 787 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SAT Scores: 1400 - 1680
  • ACT Scores: 20 - 24
  • Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.33

How Hard Is It to Get into Massachusetts Maritime Academy?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Massachusetts Maritime Academy is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2020 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2020-2021 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Massachusetts Maritime Academy has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2008-2009: 50.4%
  • 2009-2010: 50.4%
  • 2010-2011: 62.8%
  • 2011-2012: 72.4%
  • 2012-2013: 77.3%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2020-2021: 68.4%

How Does Massachusetts Maritime Academy Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Massachusetts Maritime Academy is thirty-nine percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Stonehill College70.9%
Wheaton College67.4%
Roger Williams University81.0%
Salve Regina University67.1%
Rhode Island School of Design27.3%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2012)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Massachusetts Maritime Academy (Fall 2012)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading460 - 550
Math500 - 600
Writing440 - 530
Total Score1400 - 1680
ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score20 - 24
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