Massachusetts Maritime Academy

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,994
2.47% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$21,668
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.02%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
89.4%
1,028 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
1,425
97.7% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
79.2%
316 Graduates

About

Massachusetts Maritime Academy is a higher education institution located in Barnstable County, MA. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Massachusetts Maritime Academy were Other Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, & Related Protective Services (62 degrees awarded), Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering (59 degrees), and Applied Engineering (51 degrees).

In 2022, 367 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Massachusetts Maritime Academy. 14.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 85.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (296 degrees), 24.7 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (12 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Massachusetts Maritime Academy is $1,994, which is $−22,002 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Massachusetts Maritime Academy is $1,994, which is $−22,002 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,668.

In 2022, 97% of undergraduate students attending Massachusetts Maritime Academy received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 62% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$1,994
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Massachusetts Maritime Academy was $1,994. The cost of tuition at Massachusetts Maritime Academy is $−22,002 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$21,668
2022 Value
11.6%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Massachusetts Maritime Academy had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,668. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Massachusetts Maritime Academy grew by 11.6%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,578
Room and Board
$1,500
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Massachusetts Maritime Academy was of $13,578 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 1.69% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

97%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
62%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

97% of undergraduate students at Massachusetts Maritime Academy received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 126% with respect to 2021, when 43% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
1.02%
2019 Default Rate
4
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Massachusetts Maritime Academy was 1.02%, which represents 4 out of the 392 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Massachusetts Maritime Academy received 1,028 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 4.73% annual growth. Out of those 1,028 applicants, 919 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 89.4% acceptance rate.

There were 1,425 students enrolled at Massachusetts Maritime Academy in 2022.

Massachusetts Maritime Academy has an overall enrollment yield of 34.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

89.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
919
Accepted Out of 1,028

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Massachusetts Maritime Academy was 89.4% (919 admissions from 1,028 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 90.1%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 4.73%, while admissions declined by −5.45%..

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Enrollment

Massachusetts Maritime Academy had a total enrollment of 1,425 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Massachusetts Maritime Academy is 1,392 students and the part-time enrollment is 33. This means that 97.7% of students enrolled at Massachusetts Maritime Academy are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Massachusetts Maritime Academy, both undergraduate and graduate, is 83.3% White, 4.84% Hispanic or Latino, 1.96% Two or More Races, 1.19% Asian, 1.12% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.982% Black or African American, and 0.0702% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Massachusetts Maritime Academy in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (72.6%), followed by White Female (10.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (4.25%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (67.7%), followed by White Female (17.2%) and Asian Male (3.03%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

97.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Massachusetts Maritime Academy in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,425 students. The full-time enrollment at Massachusetts Maritime Academy is 1,392 and the part-time enrollment is 33. This means that 97.7% of students enrolled at Massachusetts Maritime Academy are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

78%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Massachusetts Maritime Academy was 78%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Massachusetts Maritime Academy had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,187 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    69 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    28 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Massachusetts Maritime Academy is 83.3% White, 4.84% Hispanic or Latino, 1.96% Two or More Races, 1.19% Asian, 1.12% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.982% Black or African American, and 0.0702% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 261 fewer women than men received degrees from Massachusetts Maritime Academy. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Massachusetts Maritime Academy is white (296 degrees awarded). There were 24.7 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (12 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Massachusetts Maritime Academy is Other Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, & Related Protective Services (62 degrees awarded), followed by Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering (59 degrees) and Applied Engineering (51 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Massachusetts Maritime Academy, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Transportation (49 degrees awarded), Engineering (126 degrees), and Protective Services (85 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Massachusetts Maritime Academy are Accountants & auditors (1,053,017 people), Other managers (1,010,043 people), Software developers (580,375 people), Financial managers (516,829 people), and Chief executives & legislators (483,784 people).

The most specialized majors at Massachusetts Maritime Academy in 2022 are Transportation (49 degrees awarded), Engineering (126 degrees), Protective Services (85 degrees), Engineering Technologies (19 degrees), and Business (56 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Massachusetts Maritime Academy are Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Surgeons, Physicians, and Photographic process workers & processing machine operators

The most specialized majors at Massachusetts Maritime Academy are Transportation (49 degrees awarded), Engineering (126 degrees), Protective Services (85 degrees), Engineering Technologies (19 degrees), and Business (56 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Massachusetts Maritime Academy are Computer Systems Design (956,952 people), Construction (684,519 people), Elementary & secondary schools (582,488 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (546,325 people), and Banking & related activities (539,458 people).

The most specialized majors at Massachusetts Maritime Academy are Transportation (49 degrees awarded), Engineering (126 degrees), Protective Services (85 degrees), Engineering Technologies (19 degrees), and Business (56 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Massachusetts Maritime Academy.

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Massachusetts Maritime Academy was Other Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, & Related Protective Services with 62 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

314
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
53
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 314 degrees were awarded to men at Massachusetts Maritime Academy, which is 5.92 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (53).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 67 degrees were awarded to men at Massachusetts Maritime Academy in Other Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, & Related Protective Services, which is 3.72 times more than the 18 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 18 degrees were awarded to men at Massachusetts Maritime Academy in Other Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, & Related Protective Services, which is 0.269 times less than the 67 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

69%
100% Completion Time
85%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 69% of students graduating from Massachusetts Maritime Academy completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 85% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 85% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (83.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Massachusetts Maritime Academy is Female and White (83.3% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.316% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    296 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    12 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    12 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Massachusetts Maritime Academy is white (296 degrees awarded). There were 24.7 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (12 degrees).

8.99% of degree recipients (33 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    254 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    42 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Massachusetts Maritime Academy is white male (254 degrees awarded). There were 6.05 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (42 degrees).

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Operations

Massachusetts Maritime Academy has an endowment valued at nearly $40.6M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−12%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Massachusetts Maritime Academy had a total salary expenditure of 79.4M. Massachusetts Maritime Academy employs 34 Professors, 27 Associate professors and 19 Assistant professors. Most academics at Massachusetts Maritime Academy are Male Professor (24), Male Associate professor (18), and Male Assistant professor (11).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Massachusetts Maritime Academy are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 31 employees, Service, with 19 employees, and Management with 18 employees.

Endowment

$40.6M
2022 Endowment
1.55%
growth from 2021

Massachusetts Maritime Academy has an endowment valued at about $40.6M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Massachusetts Maritime Academy grew 1.55% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $6M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$26.3M
2022 Salaries
5.25%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Massachusetts Maritime Academy paid a median of $26.3M in salaries, which represents 33.2% of their overall expenditure ($79.4M) and a 5.25% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$8.68M
Instructional Salaries
94
Number of Employees

In 2022, Massachusetts Maritime Academy paid a total of $8.68M to 94 employees working as instructors, which represents 33% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
34 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
31 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Massachusetts Maritime Academy were Professor with 34 employees, Associate professor with 27 employees, and Assistant professor with 19 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Massachusetts Maritime Academy were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 31 employees, Service with 19 employees, and Management with 18 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Massachusetts Maritime Academy was Male Professor with 24 employees, Male Associate professor with 18 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 11 employees.

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