Marine Science/merchant Marine Officer Colleges and Programs

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This educational program is designed to prepare students to serve as captains, engineers, executive officers, and ranking mates on commercially licensed coastal, inland, and ocean-going vessels. This program includes in depth instruction in maritime traditions and law, economics and management of commercial marine operations, maritime policy, shipboard power systems engineering, crew supervision, basic naval architecture and engineering, and administrative procedures.

The directory below includes regionally and/or nationally accredited Marine Science/merchant Marine Officer schools, colleges and universities.

Alaska Vocational Technical Center

809 Second Avenue, Seward, AK 99664-0889

Phone Number:(907) 224-3322
Website:www.avtec.edu/
School Type:Public, less-than 2-year
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Campus setting:Remote rural community
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:1,079 (1,079 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:26 to 1
Admissions:www.avtec.edu/Admissions.htm
Financial Aid:www.avtec.edu/Admissions.htm#FinancialAid
Online Application:www.avtec.edu/ApplyNow.htm

American Samoa Community College

PO Box 2609, Pago Pago, AS 96799-2609

Phone Number:685E12
Website:www.amsamoa.edu
School Type:2-year public
Awards Offered:2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Campus setting:Remote town
Campus housing:No
Student Population:2,576 (2,576 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:23 to 1

California Maritime Academy

200 Maritime Academy Dr, Vallejo, CA 94590

Phone Number:(707) 654-1000
Website:www.csum.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:898 (898 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1
Admissions:www.csum.edu/futurestudents/index.asp
Financial Aid:http://www.csum.edu/web/financial-aid
Online Application:https://www.csum.edu

Clatsop Community College

1653 Jerome Ave, Astoria, OR 97103

Phone Number:(503) 325-0910
Website:www.clatsopcc.edu
School Type:2-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Campus setting:Remote town
Campus housing:No
Student Population:2,907 (2,907 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:28 to 1
Admissions:www.clatsopcc.edu/getting-started/admissions
Financial Aid:www.clatsopcc.edu/student-resources/financial-aid
Online Application:www.clatsopcc.edu/getting-started/admissions/ap…

College of Southern Idaho

315 Falls Ave., Twin Falls, ID 83301

Phone Number:(208) 733-9554
Website:www.csi.edu
School Type:2-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Campus setting:Remote town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:12,173 (12,173 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:29 to 1
Admissions:www.csi.edu/prospectiveStudents_/studentService…
Financial Aid:www.csi.edu/financialAid
Online Application:mycsi.csi.edu/ics

College of the Marshall Islands

Majuro, MH 96960

Phone Number:693E12
Website:www.cmi.edu
School Type:2-year public
Awards Offered:2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Campus setting:{Not available}
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:952 (952 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:20 to 1
Admissions:www.cmi.edu
Financial Aid:www.cmi.edu
Online Application:www.cmi.edu

L E Fletcher Technical Community College

310 St Charles St, Houma, LA 70360-2863

Phone Number:(985) 857-3655
Website:www.ftcc.edu
School Type:2-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
4-year certificate
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:No
Student Population:2,485 (2,485 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:34 to 1

Long Island University-Riverhead

121 Speonk-Riverhead Rd, Riverhead, NY 11901-3499

Phone Number:(631) 287-8010
Website:liu.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Campus setting:Rural fringe community
Campus housing:No
Student Population:692 (0 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:25 to 1

Maine Maritime Academy

C3, Castine, ME 04420-0001

Phone Number:(207) 326-2206
Website:www.mainemaritime.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting:Distant rural community
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:914 (899 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:11 to 1
Admissions:www.mainemaritime.edu/admissions/index.php?c1=A…
Financial Aid:www.mainemaritime.edu/financialaid/index.php?c1…
Online Application:www.mainemaritime.edu/admissions/index.php?c1=A…

Massachusetts Maritime Academy

101 Academy Dr, Buzzards Bay, MA 02532-1803

Phone Number:(508) 830-5000
Website:www.maritime.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting:Midsize suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:1,360 (1,272 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1
Admissions:www.maritime.edu
Financial Aid:www.maritime.edu
Online Application:www.maritime.edu

Northwestern Michigan College

1701 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49686

Phone Number:(231) 995-1000
Website:www.nmc.edu/
School Type:2-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
4-year certificate
Campus setting:Remote town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:5,684 (5,684 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:20 to 1
Admissions:www.nmc.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:www.nmc.edu/admissions/financial-aid-scholarships/
Online Application:banweb.nmc.edu/nmcp/bwskalog.P_DispLoginNon

Seattle Community College-Central Campus

1701 Broadway Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122

Phone Number:(206) 587-3800
Website:www.seattlecentral.org
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
4-year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:No
Student Population:12,041 (12,041 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:25 to 1
Admissions:www.seattlecentral.edu/admissions/index.php
Financial Aid:www.seattlecentral.edu/finaid/index.php
Online Application:admissions.ctc.edu/applicant/welcome.cfm

South Central Louisiana Technical College-Young Memorial Campus

900 Youngs Road, Morgan City, LA 70380

Phone Number:(985) 380-2436
Website:region3.scl.edu
School Type:2-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Campus setting:Rural fringe community
Campus housing:No
Student Population:4,576 (4,576 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:109 to 1

Texas A & M University at Galveston

200 Seawolf Parkway, Galveston, TX 77554

Phone Number:(409) 740-4414
Website:www.tamug.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting:Rural fringe community
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:1,876 (1,797 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:17 to 1
Admissions:www.tamug.edu/admrc/index.html
Financial Aid:www.tamug.edu/finaid/
Online Application:www.applytexas.org/adappc/gen/c_start.WBX?s_log…

United States Merchant Marine Academy

300 Steamboat Rd, Kings Point, NY 11024-1699

Phone Number:(516) 773-5000
Website:WWW.USMMA.EDU
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:1,015 (997 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1
Admissions:http://www.usmma.edu/admissions
Financial Aid:http://www.usmma.edu/admissions/financial-aid
Online Application:info.usmma.edu/applyonline.htm

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