The United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA or Kings Point) is one of the United States federal academies, located in Kings Point, New York, USA. The Academy is operated by the Federal Government's Maritime Administration, an agency of the U.S. Department of Transportation.

The academic curriculum at the Academy is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. The Marine Engineering Systems curriculum and the Marine Engineering and Shipyard Management curriculum are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of the Accreditation Board for Engineering Technology (ABET).


- United States Merchant Marine Academy is ranked 3rd in the category "Regional Colleges (North)" by US News 2011.

- Standard and Poor's survey ranked the United States Merchant Marine Academy 16th among all colleges and universities in the nation in percentage of graduates holding senior level executive positions in corporate America.

- U.S. News and World Report honored the technical achievements of Kings Point by ranking the Academy 18th among the best undergraduate engineering colleges and universities in the country.

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