Maine Maritime Academy is regularly recognized for the quality and caliber of our unique educational experience. Recent accolades include recognition from Money Magazine, Washington Monthly, and U.S. News & World Report.
2020-2021 Colleges of Distinction
Maine Maritime Academy has earned a number of distinctions for 2020-2021. Colleges of Distinction schools are measured based on their inclusion of High-Impact Practices and how they align with Four Distinctions important to the overall student experience: Engaged Students, Great Teaching, Vibrant Communities, and Successful Outcomes. Learn more here.
2021 Military Friendly listing
Maine Maritime Academy has been awarded the honor of being a Military Friendly® School for 2021-2022. Learn more about our designation here.
2021 U.S. News & World Report Rankings
- #4 in Regional Colleges North
- #1 in Best Colleges for Veterans
- #3 Top Public Schools
- #8 Best Value Schools
2020 Washington Monthly Rankings
2020 Niche.com Rankings
Money Magazine Best Colleges
In 2020, Maine Maritime Academy received the following rankings from Money Magazine:
- Ranked in the Top 100 Best Colleges in America, Ranked by Value
- Most Transformative College: #2
- Best Colleges for Engineering Majors: #14
- Best Small Colleges: #17
Georgetown University Study
In 2019, The Washington Post announced that researchers at the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce had issued a report using newly released federal data to calculate return on investment for thousands of colleges across the country. Maine Maritime Academy ranked among the top 10 schools, outscoring Harvard.