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Cal Maritime

Cal Maritime
Cal Maritime
200 Maritime Academy Drive
Vallejo, CA 94590-8181

Official telephone: (707) 654-1330
Fax number: (707) 654-1336



Screen last updated on: October 1, 2015

The admissions information below is valid for the 2015-16 academic year.

Admissions Office

Admissions officer:
Marc McGee,
Director of Admissions and Enrollment Services
Contacting the office:
707 654-1330
707 654-1336 (fax)

First-time Freshman Application Process & Requirements

Is there an application deadline for fall?
Final filing date for fall:
November 30
Freshmen are accepted for terms other than fall:
Application fee:
Can the application fee be waived?
Are refunds available on the application fee?
Is the Common Application form accepted?
Supplemental forms required for those using Common Application:
Admissions requirements:
Strong science or math preparation recommended.
High school graduation is:
required, GED is accepted
A general college preparatory program is:
Campus visit is:
neither required nor recommended
Standardized test requirements:
SAT or ACT required of some, SAT Subject Test not used
School's test preference:
no preference
Aside from admissions, test scores are used for:
Dates test scores should be received:
January 11 for SAT/ACT
High school units required or recommended:
4 required, 4 recommended
Foreign language:
2 required, 2 recommended
1 required, 1 recommended
2 required, 2 recommended
3 required, 3 recommended
Social studies:
1 required, 1 recommended
Academic electives:
1 required, 1 recommended
1 required, 1 recommended
15 required, 15 recommended
Special requirements for admission to specific programs:
  • Additional requirements exist for impacted majors. Please see our website,, for more information.
Special programs/policies for applicants not normally admissible:
Cal Maritime has an Educational Opportunity Program (EOP), but students must meet normal admission requirements for their respective majors.
School has formalized early decision program:
School has early action program:
School has concurrent enrollment program for high school:

First-time Freshman Selection Process

Academic criteria:
  • secondary school report very important
  • class rank considered
  • recommendations not considered
  • standardized test scores very important
  • essay not considered
Nonacademic criteria:
  • interview not considered
  • extracurricular activities considered
  • particular talent/ability not considered
  • character/personal qualities important
  • alumni/ae relationship considered
  • geographical residence not considered
  • state residency not considered
  • religious affiliation/commitment not considered
  • minority affiliation not considered
  • volunteer work considered
  • work experience considered
Admissions is need blind:
Average secondary school GPA:
Percent of freshmen who submitted GPA:
Combined SAT middle 50% range:
990 - 1210
Combined ACT middle 50% range:
21 - 27

Undergraduate Notification for Fall Term

Notification of admission:
by February 1, Freshman applicants who apply for Early Admission (EA) by October 31st will be notified by December 15th.
Acceptance of admission:
must accept by May 1

First-time Freshman Enrollment

School has a waiting list policy:
Tuition deposit amount:
$500, nonrefundable
Admission may be deferred:

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