State University of New York Maritime College: Narrative Description

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6 Pennyfield Ave.
Throggs Neck, NY 10465-4198
Tel: (718)409-7200; 800-642-1874; Admissions: (718)409-7220; Fax: (718)409-7392; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site:

Description: State-supported, comprehensive, specialized, coed. Part of State University of New York System. Awards associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees. Founded 1874. Setting: 56-acre suburban campus. Endowment: $1 million. Educational spending 2002-03: $4797 per student. Total enrollment: 1,128. Faculty: 82 (58 full-time, 24 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 8:1. 888 applied, 87% were admitted. 6% from top 10% of their high school class, 23% from top quarter, 66% from top half. Full-time: 921 students, 11% women, 89% men. Part-time: 30 students, 10% women, 90% men. Students come from 15 states and territories, 29% from out-of-state, 0.1% Native American, 8% Hispanic, 8% black, 5% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 2% international, 7% 25 or older, 98% live on campus, 2% transferred in. Retention: 73% of 2003 full-time freshmen returned. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: engineering/engineering technologies; business/marketing; physical sciences. Core. Calendar: semesters plus 2-month summer sea term. Services for LD students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, independent study, summer session for credit, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Study abroad program. ROTC: Naval, Air Force (c).

Entrance Requirements: Options: electronic application, early admission, early decision, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, minimum 2.5 high school GPA, medical history, SAT I or ACT. Recommended: essay, 1 recommendation, interview, SAT II: Subject Tests. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadlines: Rolling, 12/1 for early decision. Notification: continuous, 12/15 for early decision.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $30. One-time mandatory fee: $2100. State resident tuition: $4350 full-time. Nonresident tuition: $10,300 full-time. Mandatory fees: $1500 full-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to reciprocity agreements. College room and board: $7046. Room and board charges vary according to board plan.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Marching band, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 35 open to all. Most popular organizations: Propeller Club, Eagle Scout Fraternity, Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, Culture Club, Society for Professional Hispanic Engineers. Major annual events: Admiral's Ball, Spring Formal, monthly mixers. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, student patrols, late night transport-escort service. On-campus residence required through senior year. Option: coed housing available. Stephen Luce Library with 69,637 books, 55,281 microform titles, 1,087 serials, 6,280 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2002-03: $420,800. 110 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.

Community Environment: The College is located on the Throgs Neck Peninsula, a small waterfront community within New York City.

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