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Chart Your Own Course

A United States Merchant Marine Academy education is one of the great adventures of a lifetime. For half a century young individuals like you have come to Kings Point to acquire the knowledge, experience, discipline, and skills that strong leadership demands.

Graduates of the Academy serve their country by pursuing highly successful careers in the maritime industry and the armed services. Many continue their studies in graduate or professional schools. Many become outstanding government and business leaders. The direction you take after you graduate will be up to you. However, two things are certain: You'll have choices and you'll be prepared to make the most of them.

While getting here may not be easy, it will be one of the most rewarding experiences of your lifetime. Whether you're learning about us for the first time, deciding whether to attend, looking for additional information, or mentally preparing yourself for the challenges and rewards of a Kings Point education, we've done our best to bring together the information you need for the journey. Welcome, and good luck.

The application deadline is March 1 (February 1 for international students)

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Opportunities for Women


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