SUNY Maritime College is one of six state maritime academies in the United States. Located 30 minutes from mid-town Manhattan, Maritime College educates dynamic leaders for the global maritime industry. Offering 11 undergraduate majors, including five ABET-accreditation engineering programs and two master's degree programs, a distinctive hands-on approach to education prepares students for career success. Graduates have traditionally had nearly 100 percent job placement within three months of graduation. 

Students can participate in 17 varsity athletic teams and more than 40 clubs and organizations, ROTC options and U.S. Coast Guard license programs.  Involvement in the Regiment of Cadets affords the benefit of a structured learning environment and develops leadership and teamwork skills. Cadets also have the opportunity to travel around the world on the college’s 565-foot training ship, The Empire State VI.