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Midshipmen Honored for Academic Excellence in the Classroom and at Sea

KINGS POINT, N.Y., November 22, 2017 – On Monday, United States Merchant Marine Academy Superintendent, Rear Admiral James A. Helis, Commandant, Captain Mike Stroud, and Interim Academic Dean, Captain Preston DeJean awarded Academic Gold and Silver Stars for the First Term of Academic Year 2018...

Information on Sea Year Stand Down

Sea Year training on board commercial ships will resume in March. Three companies have met the Maritime Administration’s criteria to train USMMA Midshipmen on their vessels. The companies are Crowley, Maersk and APL. The Maritime Administration (MARAD) is also reviewing the packages of five...

USMMA Celebrates Midshipmen Return From Sea

KINGS POINT, N.Y., November 23, 2015 – The United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) and Regiment of Midshipmen welcomed back 193 cadets who returned to the Academy after completing their Sea Year assignment, during a “Back From Sea Dinner”.

As a requirement for graduation, every...

Applications for the Class of 2027 Open May 1

Learn more about the requirements and expectations of Midshipmen.