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  • Watch Graduation Footage

    If you missed the commencement for the class of 2015, you can now watch an archive of the broadcast. Congratulations to our graduates!
  • Summer Sailing School

    Sailing is one of very few sports that can be enjoyed for a lifetime and the same is true for the skills inherent in sailing. MMA’s Summer Sailing School provides a mix of activities both off and on the water for kids age 8 through 18.

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  • Class of 2019

    Orientation for the class of 2019 begins on Saturday, August 15th
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    Our new online application is now available! Even if you're not quite ready to apply yet, you can still create an account to sign up for events and tours.
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  • U.S. News and World Report

    The magazine’s 2014 rankings of “Top Public Schools - Regional Colleges North” place the Academy third!
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  • Sea, Science & Leadership Program

    The Sea, Science and Leadership Program is designed to provide high school students with interactive, educational workshops that build confidence, challenge decision-making skills, and develop and strengthen leadership qualities. Register Today >>
  • Cadet Blogs

    Follow their journey as cadet bloggers chronicle their adventures navigating life on-campus and around the world...
  • MMA Graduate & Continuing Education

    Executive-format graduate programs for working professionals, credit and non-credit courses for students of all ages, and maritime training for professional and recreational seamen.
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  • Planting Seeds

    June 29, 2015 - A dozen or so middle school girls from Our Sister’s School in New Bedford recently paid a visit to campus – on bicycles! They came courtesy of Trips For Kids, a non-profit group Operating in the United States, Canada, Israel and Sierra Leone.


    Cadets Welcomed to "Last Muster" on Campus

    June 22, 2015 - In his decade as president of the Massachusetts Maritime Academy, Rear Adm. Richard Gurnon has unabashedly billed himself as the school's "salesman in chief."


    Probing Criminal Justice

    June 16, 2015 - Co-ops come in a wide variety of packages, but all focus on hands on learning of some type. One very unusual such placement was completed by 2/C Brittany Driscoll this past winter.


    Board of Higher Education Unanimously Confirms New President

    June 10, 2015 - When Rear Adm. Richard Gurnon announced he would be retiring after a decade as president of Massachusetts Maritime Academy, the board of trustees took a "bittersweet moment" to consider what it wanted in the campus's next leader.


    Go(ne) Public!

    June 08, 2015 - Go Public is a campaign organized by the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education in partnership with Massachusetts’ twenty-nine public colleges and universities, developed to educate students about public higher education opportunities in the Commonwealth...


    MMA Trustees Name Recommendation

    June 01, 2015 - EVP Fran McDonald tops a field of five; choice still must be approved by Massachusetts Board of Higher Education. Pending a confirmation vote by the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education (BHE), Francis X. McDonald has been selected as the 38th president of the Massachusetts Maritime Academy.


    High Praise for a First Year Student

    May 26, 2015 - Each year undergraduates from across the Massachusetts Public System of Higher Education gather to present the results of their original work in oral and poster presentations before peers, faculty and the public at the UMASS Undergraduate Research Conference.


    Co-Op in Paradise

    May 18, 2015 - The National Parks of St. Eustatius in the Netherlands Antilles seems like a nice but improbable place to do a co-op. 2/C Jeremy Etler didn’t think so. Dr. Alan White, a professor in the Marine Safety and Environmental Protection Department, pointed the opportunity out to the cadet and wrote a letter of recommendation. The rest is co-op history.


    Ring Dance

    May 11, 2015 - “The Sheraton Room of the Copley-Plaza Hotel in Boston was the setting for our class Ring Dance – which we hope will become a tradition.” This eager wish echoed from the covers of a dusty copy of a 1950 MMA yearbook...


    CONECT... for Success

    May 04, 2015 - No – it’s not spelled wrong. CONECT stands for Coalition of New England Companies for Trade, a non-profit, member-based business association for companies involved in international trade and/or transportation. And, they like to invest in young talent by offering merit based scholarships.