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Completing an application to the United States Merchant Marine Academy is a lengthy process. Applicants may start the application on May 1st of their junior year of high school, and are encouraged to complete the application as early as possible to receive an early determination. Applications must be completed by February 1st for appointment consideration.

Female Midshipmen at Ring Dipping

 

 

 

Options after Graduation

You control your future. You can choose to work in the United States maritime industry and serve as a reserve officer in the Armed Forces, or apply to serve as an active duty officer in any of the nation’s Armed Forces.

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Academics By the Numbers

5
Core Programs
13:1
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
40+
Registered Student Organizations
135
Faculty Members
24
Average Class Size

Now Accepting Applications for the Class of 2024

Learn more about the requirements and expectations of Midshipmen.