SUNY Maritime College

SUNY Maritime College Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is SUNY Maritime College Ranked?

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2022 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

SUNY Maritime College was awarded 68 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is marine science/merchant marine officer.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked SUNY Maritime College as #322 out of 2,576 colleges and universities in the country on its 2022 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation. This is an improvement over the previous year, when SUNY Maritime College held the #483 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Out of the 160 colleges in New York, SUNY Maritime College is ranked at #41.

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Is It Hard to Get Into SUNY Maritime College?

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 College 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 College 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 is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At SUNY Maritime College, this ratio is 15 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at SUNY Maritime College is 69%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  69 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at SUNY Maritime College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 78% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like SUNY Maritime College enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  78 out of 100

Graduation Rate

When it comes to finishing their studies on time, those seeking a bachelor's degree from SUNY Maritime College have a four-year graduation rate of 32%. This is comparable to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  32 out of 100

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SUNY Maritime College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,522 undergraduates at SUNY Maritime College with 1,474 being full-time and 48 being part-time.

How Much Does SUNY Maritime College Cost?

The overall average net price of SUNY Maritime College is $20,616. 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 College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$10,751 $15,755 $18,497 $22,747 $24,890

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 College, 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 College, approximately 50% of students took out student loans averaging $7,156 a year. That adds up to $28,624 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at SUNY Maritime College is 2.6%. 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 College Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from SUNY Maritime College 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 College students since it is 108% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 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. Throggs Neck is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

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Contact details for SUNY Maritime College are given below.

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

SUNY Maritime College Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 11 majors graduated from SUNY Maritime College. Of these students, 295 received undergraduate degrees and 52 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 110 $71,200
Mechanical Engineering 49 $82,800
Other Business, Management & Marketing 45 $47,600
Marine Engineering 38 $78,200
Industrial Engineering 23 $71,400
Electrical Engineering 21 $66,100
Maritime Studies 6 NA
Engineering Technology (Other) 0 NA
Business Administration & Management 0 $80,900
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 NA

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 College

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 2018-2019, 478 students took at least one online class at SUNY Maritime College. This is a decrease from the 516 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2018-2019 478 68
2017-2018 516 72
2016-2017 488 69
2015-2016 578 90
2013-2014 407 57

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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