Campus & Student Life at California State University Maritime Academy

Home to about 907 undergraduates in 2020, Cal Maritime is a very small, public university located in Vallejo, California. This urban setting might be best suited for students who like the fast-paced city life. Should you tire of the campus however, Cal Maritime offers a “study abroad” program. Please note, some classes/degrees offered by Cal Maritime can be taken “online” so keep that in mind when reviewing this report. For more context, you might also check out our Cal Maritime Guide to Distance and Online Learning.

Cal Maritime Has a Disability Services Site

Individuals with disabilities make up 15.0% of the student population at Cal Maritime. For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Cal Maritime Disability Services.

Cal Maritime for the Military

While not a "service academy", Cal Maritime does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs and there is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit Cal Maritime Veteran Services . For more information, check out our Cal Maritime for Veterans Guide.

Freshmen Living Arrangements at California State University Maritime Academy

Cal Maritime offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.

Freshmen Living Arrangements at California State University Maritime Academy

* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.

Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at California State University Maritime Academy

Cal Maritime has a comparatively very small, student body. There were 907 undergraduates in 2020. Full-time attendance was 873 (96.3%). Part-time attendance was 34 (3.7%).

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California State University Maritime Academy is Ranked #2,002 for Overall Diversity

Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Cal Maritime is about average in terms of overall diversity. We rank Cal Maritime #2002 out of 3,451.

The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.

Overall Diversity at California State University Maritime Academy

You can learn more about the diversity of the student body at Cal Maritime by looking closer at the ethnic,  genderage, and geographic diversity metrics from the Cal Maritime Diversity Guide.

California State University Maritime Academy Competes in the NIAA

Cal Maritime has a total of 177 student athletes, 144 men and 33 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.

Athletics Financing

Total Revenue (all teams)$623,383
Total Expenses (all teams)$623,383
Net$0

For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to California State University Maritime Academy Athletics

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