|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
The acceptance rate at Massachusetts Maritime Academy is 92%. It ranks #67 in Massachusetts for lowest rate of acceptance. Massachusetts Maritime Academy is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 726 out of 785 applicants were admitted.
The school has average admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 52 percent (SAT 1030/1185 ACT 20/28). Massachusetts Maritime Academy typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.32. 45% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
The Massachusetts Maritime Academy application fee is $50 and applications are due by May 1.
You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Massachusetts Maritime Academy is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to COVID-19.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||510|
|SAT Math 25th||520|
|SAT Composite 25th||1030|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||590|
|SAT Math 75th||595|
|SAT Composite 75th||1185|
|Average SAT Score||1110|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Massachusetts Maritime Academy?
Massachusetts Maritime Academy typically prefers applicants to be in the top 55 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1030 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 950. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1110 out of 1600. Massachusetts Maritime Academy ranks #25 in Massachusetts for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 93 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1185 and Above||Good||>95%|
|1107 to 1185||Avg +||92%-95%|
|1030 to 1107||Avg -||87%-92%|
|953 to 1030||Reach||80%-87%|
|Less than 953||Low||<80%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||N/A|
|ACT Math 25th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 25th||20|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||N/A|
|ACT Math 75th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 75th||28|
|Average ACT Score||24|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Massachusetts Maritime Academy?
Admission data indicates that Massachusetts Maritime Academy regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #28 in Massachusetts for highest average ACT composite score. 7 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Massachusetts Maritime Academy.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|28 and Above||Good||>95%|
|24 to 28||Avg +||92%-95%|
|20 to 24||Avg -||87%-92%|
|16 to 20||Reach||80%-87%|
|Less than 16||Low||<80%|
What GPA do you need to get into Massachusetts Maritime Academy?
Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Massachusetts Maritime Academy. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Massachusetts Maritime Academy was 3.32 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #39 in Massachusetts for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.32 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Massachusetts Maritime Academy accepts 92% of all applicants.
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||46%||45%||45%|
The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on May 1, 2022.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Massachusetts Maritime Academy is $50.
What are the requirements for admission to Massachusetts Maritime Academy and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=166692 IPEDS survey data for Massachusetts Maritime Academy.
93% of students submit their SAT scores to Massachusetts Maritime Academy. 7% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
92% of those who apply are granted admission to Massachusetts Maritime Academy. Admission competition is and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1030 and 1185. 93% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 20 and 28. 7% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.