Founded in 1941, Maine Maritime Academy (MMA) is a co-educational public college located in Castine, Maine (US).

It offers a range of majors in business, logistics, engineering, science, engineering technology, and transportation disciplines. Students can participate in exchange programs with other international maritime colleges in Japan, China, Ukraine, Australia, etc.

Maine Maritime Academy is a member of the National Association of College Admissions Counseling, and it also holds membership in the International Association of Maritime Universities (IAMU), American Association of State Colleges and Universities, the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education, and the Downeast College Consortium.

Accreditations:

- The Academy is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.

- The Marine Engineering Technology program and Power Engineering Technology program are accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).

- The Marine Systems Engineering Design/License program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the ABET.

- The Loeb-Sullivan School of International Business & Logistics is accredited by the International Assembly of Collegiate Business Education.

Rankings:

- Ranked 10th among the Tier 1 Baccalaureate Colleges in the North (US News & World Report Best Colleges 2010).

- 10th among the nation’s top baccalaureate colleges for the northern region in the 2009 edition of “America’s Best Colleges” by U.S. News & World Report. It is also rated 10th in the categories titled “Best Values: Baccalaureate Colleges (North)” and “Economic Diversity Among Top-Ranked Schools: Baccalaureate Colleges (North)”. In addition it is ranked 7th in the category titled “Average Freshmen Retention Rates: Baccalaureate Colleges (North)”.

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World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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