SUNY Maritime College

SUNY Maritime College

The State University of New York Maritime College, or SUNY Maritime College, traces its roots to the New York Nautical School that was established in 1874. It became the New York State Merchant Marine Academy, and in 1948, was incorporated into the SUNY system. The SUNY Maritime College is situated in the Bronx, New York City.

SUNY Maritime College offers a large number of associate's degrees in applied science, bachelor's degrees in science and engineering, and master's degrees in science. Special programs in naval architecture are also available.

The sports teams of SUNY Maritime College are known as the Privateers. They participate in football, basketball, baseball, swimming, softball, lacrosse, soccer, cross country, rugby, rifle and pistol, and volleyball. The Privateers compete in the NCAA Divisions I, II and III.

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SUNY Maritime College
6 Pennyfield Avenue
Throggs Neck , NY 10465-4198
General Phone: (718) 409-7200

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SUNY Maritime Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Hospitality116tourism and travel
Engineering98engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, naval and marine engineering, industrial engineering
Business and Management34business and related services
Science14atmospheric sciences
Engineering Technician4engineering technician
Liberal Arts2liberal arts and humanities

Number of programs and degrees for SUNY Maritime in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree2189
Associate's degree41
Master's degree461

SUNY Maritime Student Body

In 2007-2008, SUNY Maritime had a total enrollment of 1,487 students (1,736 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 93%
Women 7%
Full-Time 100%
Part-Time 0%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 87%
Graduate 13%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 66%
Black 6%
Hispanic 9%
Asian 4%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 3%
(Foreign Students) 12%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 34%
20-21 27%
22-24 23%
25-29 10%
30-34 3%
35-39 1%
40-49 1%
50-64 0%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New York69%
New Jersey10%
(International Students)5%
North Carolina1%

SUNY Maritime Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 70 %

SUNY Maritime Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

The school offers students a meal plan with 21 meals per week.

SUNY Maritime Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal460560
SAT Math490590
ACT Composite1923

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT93%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT30%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required

SUNY Maritime Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 5,426
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 11,686
Room and board $ 9,500
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,500
Books and supplies $ 1,200
Other expenses $ 2,710

Financial Aid:
SUNY Maritime participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 285300)

SUNY Maritime Faculty

SUNY Maritime has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track84
Non-tenured and not on tenure track184

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Lecturercalendar year4$55,1130*
All faculty totalcalendar year4$55,1130*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year12$79,7932*
Associate professoracademic year11$74,5713$65,166
Assistant professoracademic year10$65,8334$53,323
Instructoracademic year1*1*
Lectureracademic year14$55,6133$49,140
All faculty totalacademic year48$67,74113$58,568

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

SUNY Maritime Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Football Independent Northeast Region
Basketball Skyline Conference
Baseball Skyline Conference
Track Skyline Conference

SUNY Maritime Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business, Management, Marketing & Related Support Services, Other

Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Engineering, General
Industrial Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

Engineering Technician
Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other

Tourism and Travel Services Management

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other

Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General

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