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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. Admiral Helis welcomed the participants and introduced them to other key leaders, including the Deputy Commandant, Dean, Director of Physical Education and...

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.CDR Michael Bedryk, USMS, Director, Office of Admissions welcomed the participants who were...

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...

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. The 2014 list names 150 colleges – 75 public and 75 private – the education services company identifies as "Best Values" based...

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