United States Merchant Marine Academy

country rank  945
world rank  3214

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University Overview

Established in 1943, United States Merchant Marine Academy is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small town of Kings Point (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), New York. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Great Neck. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational higher education institution. United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym USMMA
Founded 1943
Motto Acta Non Verba
Deeds, Not Words
Colours Blue and gray

University Location

Address 300 Steamboat Road
Kings Point (population range: 2,500-9,999)
11024-1699 New York
United States
T +1 (516) 773 5391
F +1 (516) 773 5390
Other locations Great Neck

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Not reported
Admission Rate Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 300 Steamboat Road, Admission Center
Kings Point 11024-1699
+1 (516) 773 5391
866 546 4778

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 500-999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 50-99
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)


  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018