California State University Maritime Academy
Vallejo, CA 94590


Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 1,107
Religious affiliation None
Students with disability 5%
Student to faculty ratio 15:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 752 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

California State University Maritime Academy is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,217 applications and 830 students were granted admission. California State University Maritime Academy is at the #66 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

California State University Maritime Academy charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $16,632 and in-state students paid $5,472.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $12,440
In State Tuition
National Average = $6,695
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $17,196
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 67% of California State University Maritime Academy's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 23% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,323 (which is 2.5% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at California State University Maritime Academy in 2016-2017, was 113, which is 51% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,418 (which is 21% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,432
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,302
Financial aid
National Average = 85%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, California State University Maritime Academy has enrolled a total of 1,107 students (1,075 students full-time and 32 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,107 students, 94 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 83% men and 17% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 49%

Hispanic: 19%

Two or more races: 12%

Asian: 10%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 7%

Black/African American: 2%

Non-resident alien: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 1%


Listed below are the 6 largest majors offered at California State University Maritime Academy.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Transportation And Materials Moving 24% 140
Engineering 16% 92
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 14% 78
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 10% 56
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 4% 25
Social Sciences 0% 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 46%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of California State University Maritime Academy full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of California State University Maritime Academy graduates 6 years after enrollment is $75,400. Last year, out of the total 234 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 234 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 222 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 222 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $75,400 $79,000
Employment Rate 100% 100%
Total Graduates 234 222

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of California State University Maritime Academy.

Sonoma State University
30.4 mile away
Skyline College
32.9 mile away
Foothill College
49.2 mile away
San Jose State University
54.1 mile away