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Want the scoop on SUNY Maritime College? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors SUNY Maritime offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is SUNY Maritime College Ranked?

2020 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

SUNY Maritime College was awarded 21 badges in the 2020 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is mechanical engineering.

Overall Quality

SUNY Maritime is ranked #324 out of 1,727 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2020 Best Colleges list. This is an improvement over the previous year, when SUNY Maritime held the #367 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

SUNY Maritime is also ranked #38 out of 132 schools in New York.

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Is It Hard to Get Into SUNY Maritime?

Acceptance Rate

If you're applying to SUNY Maritime College you'll face some tough competition, since the school's acceptance rate is only 69%. Definitely don't wait until the last minute to submit your application, since applying early may be in your favor.

Average Test Scores

About 83% of students accepted to SUNY Maritime submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 550 and 623. Math scores were between 550 and 630.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for SUNY Maritime College  ( 550 to 623 )

SAT Math Scores for SUNY Maritime College  ( 550 to 630 )
SUNY Maritime received ACT scores from 40% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 22 and 26.

ACT Composite Scores for SUNY Maritime College  ( 22 to 26 )

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SUNY Maritime College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at SUNY Maritime College is about average at 15 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access student will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at SUNY Maritime College is 62%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  62 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at SUNY Maritime College

Freshmen Retention Rate

SUNY Maritime College has a freshmen retention rate of 85%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  85 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full-time students who get their bachelor's degree with four years. At SUNY Maritime this rate is 32%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  32 out of 100

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SUNY Maritime College Is Not Very Diverse

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,641 undergraduates at SUNY Maritime with 1,581 being full-time and 60 being part-time.

SUNY Maritime Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

With an overall score of 12.99 out of 100, SUNY Maritime is one of the least diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  12.99 out of 100
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How Much Does SUNY Maritime College Cost?

The overall average net price of SUNY Maritime is $18,413. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for SUNY Maritime

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$10,077 $12,453 $20,589 $21,539 $23,053

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of SUNY Maritime, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At SUNY Maritime, approximately 57% of students took out student loans averaging $7,598 a year. That adds up to $30,392 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at SUNY Maritime is 3.0%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do SUNY Maritime Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from SUNY Maritime with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $82,800 in their early years. That's great news for SUNY Maritime students since it is 103% more than the average college graduate's salary of $40,800 per year.


See which majors at SUNY Maritime College make the most money.

Location of SUNY Maritime College

Located in Throggs Neck, New York, SUNY Maritime College is a public institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

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Location of SUNY Maritime College

Contact details for SUNY Maritime are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 6 Pennyfield Avenue, Throggs Neck, NY 10465-4198
Phone: 718-409-7200

SUNY Maritime College Majors

During the 2017-2018 academic year, students from 12 majors graduated from SUNY Maritime College. Of these students, 423 received undergraduate degrees and 80 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Marine Transportation 158 $71,200
Mechanical Engineering 82 $82,800
Other Business, Management & Marketing 67 $47,600
Marine Engineering 40 $78,200
Electrical Engineering 23 $66,100
Industrial Engineering 15 $71,400

Learn more about the majors offered at SUNY Maritime College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at SUNY Maritime

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 516 students took at least one online class at SUNY Maritime College. This is an increase from the 488 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 516 72
2016-2017 488 69
2015-2016 578 90
2014-2015 424 73
2013-2014 407 57

Learn more about online learning at SUNY Maritime College.

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