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Site Notification

USMMA Operations Status During a Lapse in Funding
In the event of a lapse in appropriations after September 30, 2023, the United States Merchant Marine Academy will remain open for normal operations.

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82 acres, 28 buildings; extensive waterfront facilities; more than 100 vessels and small craft.


Kings Point, Long Island, New York, about 20 miles east of New York City.


  • Marine Transportation
  • Marine Engineering
  • Marine Engineering Systems
  • Marine Engineering and Shipyard Management
  • Maritime Logistics and Security


Accommodations for 300 readers and 180,000 volumes; special collections, periodicals, charts, archives, rare books, microfilm, microfiche, audio visual equipment, on-line index.

Student Activities

  • Regimental Marching Band
  • Glee Club and Chorus
  • Yearbook
  • Debate Council
  • Sailing Squadron
  • Clubs
  • Honor societies
  • Professional society chapters
  • Lectures and concerts
  • Voluntary religious program
  • Museum exhibits
  • 19 varsity sports
  • Intramurals
  • Social events

Visiting Hours

8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily and weekends. Closed on Federal holidays. For more information, click here.

Class of 2016 Plebes marching

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