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Massachusetts Maritime Academy Admission Requirements

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Chances of getting into Massachusetts Maritime Academy

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
92%
Admission Difficulty for Massachusetts Maritime Academy
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
How hard is it to get into Massachusetts Maritime Academy and can I get accepted?

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.

Testing Requirements

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.

Massachusetts Maritime Academy SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1030-1185
Applicants Submitting SAT
93%
SAT Scores for Massachusetts Maritime Academy
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 510
SAT Math 25th 520
SAT Composite 25th 1030
SAT Scores for Massachusetts Maritime Academy
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 590
SAT Math 75th 595
SAT Composite 75th 1185
Average SAT Score 1110

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Massachusetts Maritime Academy admission chances by SAT score
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%
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Massachusetts Maritime Academy ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-28 
Applicants Submitting ACT
7%
ACT Scores for Massachusetts Maritime Academy
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for Massachusetts Maritime Academy
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th 28
Average ACT Score 24

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Massachusetts Maritime Academy admission chances by ACT score
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%
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Massachusetts Maritime Academy GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. Weighted High School GPA
3.32
Typical High School Grades
B+

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.

 What do these ratings mean?

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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Admission Statistics

Massachusetts Maritime Academy admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 119 666 785
Accepted 114 612 726
Acceptance Rate 96% 92% 92%
Enrolled 52 275 327
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 46% 45% 45%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
May 1, 2022
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on May 1, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Massachusetts Maritime Academy is $50.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Massachusetts Maritime Academy and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Massachusetts Maritime Academy Application Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Massachusetts Maritime Academy
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
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.

FAQs

Does Massachusetts Maritime Academy prefer SAT or ACT?

93% of students submit their SAT scores to Massachusetts Maritime Academy. 7% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Massachusetts Maritime Academy?

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.

What SAT score is required for Massachusetts Maritime Academy?

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.

What ACT score is required for Massachusetts Maritime Academy?

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.