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USMMA Hosts Summer Open House

KINGS POINT, N.Y., August, 2 2017 – On Friday, the United States Merchant Marine Academy’s (USMMA) Office of Admissions hosted its Admissions Open House for high school students.  

CDR Mike Bedryk, Director of the Office of Admissions, began by introducing Rear Admiral James A. Helis, USMS, Superintendent, to approximately 350 guests. 

Updated: Wednesday, August 2, 2017

USMMA Hosts Admissions Field Representative Training

KINGS POINT, N.Y., February 2, 2017 –Last Friday the United States Merchant Marine Academy’s (USMMA) Department of Admissions welcomed Admissions Field Representatives for a day of training and interactive discussions regarding the USMMA admissions process. Field representatives, known as “field reps,” are alumni or parent volunteers who represent the Academy at various events in their local areas.

Updated: Friday, February 3, 2017

USMMA Tops Transportation Programs Says Department of Education

KINGS POINT, N.Y., September 30, 2015 — President Obama announced the launch of the U. S. Department of Education’s new College Scorecard, meant to help students and parents identify which schools provide the biggest bang for your buck earlier this month. Not surprisingly, the United States Merchant Marine Academy scored very high.

Among the 251 schools offering transportation programs, USMMA was number one for “Salary after Attending” and “Percent Earning Above HS Grad.” The Academy is seventh best for “Graduation Rate”, and in the top 10% for “Average Annual Cost.”

Updated: Wednesday, September 30, 2015

U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Named One of Our Nation's "Best Value Colleges"

KINGS POINT, N.Y., January 29, 2014 - The Princeton Review yesterday released its annual list of the nation's "Best Value Colleges". The United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) is one of 75 public colleges that have received this honor.  USMMA has been on the Princeton Review’s list of “Best Value Colleges” every year since the project began in 2004.

Updated: Monday, February 3, 2014
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