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Apply as an International Student

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To complete the application process be sure to:

  • Complete the online application
  • Submit the $50 application fee 
  • Request official high school transcripts (and college transcript if transferring)
  • Include your essay (minimum 300 words discussing the most important reasons for selecting MMA as a possible college for you). This can be uploaded and attached to your application as a word document or pdf file.
  • Request two recommendations. These may be uploaded directly to your application. If the author of the recommendation wishes to submit it to MMA directly, they may email it to admissions@maritime.edu.
  • Send standardized test scores (SAT, ACT)

Please note: International applicants are currently unable to apply using the online application. International applicants must complete the International Student Application, located here

All items should be sent to:

Massachusetts Maritime Academy Admissions
101 Academy Drive
Buzzards Bay, MA 02532

Any elecrtronic versions of your supplemental items can be sent to admissions@maritime.edu (preferred).

Students wishing to be considered for early action (freshman applicants only) are to submit a complete application package by November 1st. Decision letters will be mailed prior to the holiday break in December.