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1 Pleasant Street
Castine , Maine 04420-0001

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Center for Student Success
1 Pleasant Street
Castine, Maine 4420
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About Maine Maritime Academy

Maine Maritime Academy is a renowned public university located in the picturesque coastal town of Castine, Maine. With a strong emphasis on maritime education and training, the academy has established itself as a leading institution in the field. Boasting a rich history and a commitment to academic excellence, Maine Maritime Academy provides its students with a unique and enriching educational experience.

Located in the heart of Castine, Maine Maritime Academy offers students the opportunity to study in a beautiful and idyllic setting. Surrounded by the scenic beauty of coastal Maine, students are not only exposed to a tranquil environment but also have easy access to various recreational activities such as boating, fishing, and hiking. The town itself is steeped in history, with its picturesque streets lined with historic buildings, making it a charming backdrop for students pursuing their education.

Maine Maritime Academy’s dedication to maritime studies sets it apart from other universities. With a strong focus on marine-related programs, the academy prepares its students for successful careers in the maritime industry and related fields. The university offers a wide range of undergraduate programs, including majors in Marine Engineering Operations, Marine Transportation Operations, Marine Science, International Business and Logistics, and Power Engineering Technology.

One of the standout features of Maine Maritime Academy is its hands-on approach to education. The academy combines classroom learning with extensive practical training, ensuring that students are fully equipped with the skills and knowledge necessary for their future careers. Students have the opportunity to gain real-world experience through internships, co-ops, and shipboard training programs, which are facilitated by the academy’s strong industry partnerships. These experiential learning opportunities not only enhance students’ understanding of their chosen fields but also make them highly sought-after by employers upon graduation.

Maine Maritime Academy prides itself on its experienced and highly qualified faculty members. With a wealth of industry knowledge and expertise, instructors are passionate about their subjects and are dedicated to providing students with personalized attention and guidance. The small class sizes at Maine Maritime Academy foster a supportive and collaborative learning environment, allowing students to engage in discussions, build strong relationships with their peers, and receive individualized instruction.

Furthermore, Maine Maritime Academy is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion on campus. The academy values student diversity and seeks to ensure an inclusive community where individuals from all backgrounds can thrive and contribute to the academic and social fabric of the university.

In conclusion, Maine Maritime Academy is a prestigious institution that provides students with an exceptional educational experience in the field of maritime studies. Located in the charming coastal town of Castine, this public university offers a unique blend of academic excellence, hands-on training, and a picturesque backdrop. With its strong emphasis on practical learning, experienced faculty, and commitment to diversity, Maine Maritime Academy sets its students on a path to success in the maritime industry and beyond.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

  • Notetaking Assistance
  • Exam Accomodations
  • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
  • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
    • Scribe Services
    • Qualified Readers
    • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
    • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)

    Services Provided

      • Reduced courseload
      • Medical leave
      • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
      • Priority Enrollment
      • Residence Hall Accommodations

      Campus Accessibility

      Accessible Level

        • Student Health Services
        • Mental Health Support Services
        • The library(ies)
        • Institution Online Platforms
        • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
        • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
        • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
        • Entertainment and Event Facilities
        • Student Housing
        • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)
        • On-Campus Transit
        • Close Off-Campus Transit

        Services Provided

          • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
          • Service and Emotional Support Animals
          • Study Abroad Program Accommodations
          • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations