Maine Maritime Academy: Narrative Description
MAINE MARITIME ACADEMY L-8
Castine, ME 04420
Web Site: http://www.mainemaritime.edu/
State-supported, comprehensive, coed. Awards associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees. Founded 1941. Setting: 35-acre small town campus. Endowment: $16 million. Total enrollment: 861. Faculty: 66 (50 full-time, 16 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 12:1. 745 applied, 65% were admitted. 25% from top 10% of their high school class, 42% from top quarter, 74% from top half. Full-time: 747 students, 17% women, 83% men. Part-time: 99 students, 8% women, 92% men. Students come from 37 states and territories, 8 other countries, 48% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 0.3% black, 0.3% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 4% international, 18% 25 or older, 80% live on campus, 0.4% transferred in. Retention: 80% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: engineering/engineering technologies; trade and industry; business/marketing. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, advanced placement, independent study, distance learning, double major, adult/continuing education programs, internships. Off campus study at International Association of Maritime Universities. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army, Naval.
Options: Peterson's Universal Application, electronic application, early admission, early decision, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript, 1 recommendation, physical examination, SAT or ACT. Recommended: interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadlines: 7/1, 12/20 for early decision. Notification: 1/1 for early decision.
Costs Per Year:
Application fee: $15. State resident tuition: $5960 full-time, $200 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $11,700 full-time, $380 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $1085 full-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to program. Part-time tuition varies according to program. College room and board: $6400. College room only: $2300. Room and board charges vary according to board plan. New England Regional annual tuition cost: $8,940.
Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group. Social organizations: 30 open to all; coed fraternity; 6% of eligible men and 25% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: Alpha Phi Omega, Yacht Club, Outing Club, Social Council, drill team. Major annual events: Parents' Weekend, Homecoming, Ring Dance. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour patrols, student patrols. College housing designed to accommodate 625 students; 650 undergraduates lived in college housing during 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required through junior year. Option: coed housing available. Nutting Memorial Library with 177,800 books, 382 serials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 40 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.
The French erected the first fort here in 1613, but the first permanent settlement was made by the English in 1760. Fort George, partially restored, is maintained as a memorial today. Castine is on south central coast of Maine, 35 miles south of Bangor.
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