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Massachusetts Maritime Academy Admission Requirements

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Chances of getting into Massachusetts Maritime Academy

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
91.5%
Admission Difficulty for Massachusetts Maritime Academy
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
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How hard is it to get into Massachusetts Maritime Academy and can I get accepted? The school has a 91% acceptance rate ranking it #70 in Massachusetts for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 707 out of 773 applicants were admitted making Massachusetts Maritime Academy an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 56 percent. Massachusetts Maritime Academy typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Of those applicants who were admitted, 57% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Massachusetts Maritime Academy is a prized outcome for many students.

Massachusetts Maritime Academy SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1020-1180
Applicants Submitting SAT
93%
SAT Scores for Massachusetts Maritime Academy
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 510
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1020
SAT Scores for Massachusetts Maritime Academy
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 590
SAT Math 75th 590
SAT Composite 75th 1180
Average SAT Score 1100

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Massachusetts Maritime Academy?

Massachusetts Maritime Academy typically requires applicants to be in the top 57 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1020 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 940. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1100 out of 1600. The school ranks #26 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 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Massachusetts Maritime Academy admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1180 and Above Good >95%
1100 to 1180 Avg + 91%-95%
1020 to 1100 Avg - 86%-91%
940 to 1020 Reach 78%-86%
Less than 940 Low <78%
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Massachusetts Maritime Academy ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-24 
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 19
ACT Scores for Massachusetts Maritime Academy
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th 24
Average ACT Score 21

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 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #33 in Massachusetts for highest average ACT composite score. 7 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Massachusetts Maritime Academy.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Massachusetts Maritime Academy admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >95%
21 to 24 Avg + 91%-95%
19 to 21 Avg - 87%-91%
17 to 19 Reach 81%-87%
Less than 17 Low <81%
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Massachusetts Maritime Academy GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.15
Typical High School Grades
B

What GPA do you need to get into Massachusetts Maritime Academy?

Applicants need about 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 3.15 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #40 in Massachusetts for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.15 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Massachusetts Maritime Academy accepts 91% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Massachusetts Maritime Academy students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 12% Good
3.50 to 3.75 12% Good
3.25 to 3.50 18% Good
3.00 to 3.25 24% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 27% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 8% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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Admission Statistics

Massachusetts Maritime Academy admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 83 690 773
Accepted 82 625 707
Acceptance Rate 99% 91% 91%
Enrolled 42 362 404
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 51% 58% 57%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
May 1, 2021
Days left to Apply
105

Applicants have 105 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on May 1, 2021.

Admission Requirements

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

Massachusetts Maritime Academy Admission 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?

91% 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 1020 and 1180. 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 19 and 24. 7% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.