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Minimum college preparatory academic requirements for undergraduate admissions consideration: (in years of high school study or equivalent).

 

MMA Major
English
&
Composition
Algebra
I & II
Geometry
Senior
Math
Lab Biology,
Chemistry,
Physics
Foreign
Language
International
Business & Logistics
4
(years)
2
1
1*
2 of 3
2 desired
Interdisciplinary
Studies
4
2
1
1*
2 of 3
2 desired
Marine Biology
4
2
1
1*
2 of 3
2 desired
Marine Engineering
Operations
4
2
1
1*
2 of 3
 
Marine Engineering
Technology
4
2
1
1*
2 of 3
(Physics preferred)
2 desired
Marine Science
4
2
1
1*
2 of 3
2 desired
Marine Systems
Engineering
4
2
1
1**
2 of 3
(Physics preferred)
2 desired
Marine Transportation
Operations
4
2
1
1*
2 of 3
2 desired
Power Engineering
Operations
4
2
1
1*
2 of 3
 
Power Engineering
Technology
4
2
1
1*
2 of 3
(Physics preferred)
2 desired
Small Craft Design
4
2
1
1*
2 of 3
 
Small Craft Systems
4
2
1
1*
2 of 3
 
Small Vessel Operations
4
2
1
1*
2 of 3
 
Vessel Operations & Technology
4
2
1
1*
2 of 3
 

* Senior Math - trigonometry, advanced math, precalculus, or calculus. Statistics is not considered.
** Marine Systems Engineering requires precalculus or calculus (preferred).

  • Results of either Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or the American College Test (ACT).
     
  • GED is accepted but applicant must successfully complete the minimum academic criteria prior to enrollment.

  • *** MMA grants transfer credit through the Advanced Placement (AP) Examination,  College-Level Examination Program (CLEP), and International Baccalaureate (IB). Students must meet the following for possible transfer of IB credit:

    1.  Students must have earned the IB Diploma to qualify for consideration of transfer credit,

    2.  Only higher level examinations will be considered for transfer credit,

    3.  The official IB transcript must be sent directly from the IB Office to Undergraduate Admissions office,

    4.  Credit for subjects, completed at the higher level as part of the earned diploma with scores of 5, 6 or 7 will be considered on a case by case basis, with credit awarded at the discretion of the individual department.

Maine Maritime reserves the right to solicit confidential opinions from secondary school officials concerning a students potential for success at MMA, both in the classroom and in our unique social environment.


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