Freshman admissions decisions are based on the strength of your high school curriculum, SAT or ACT scores, extra-curricular activities and one letter of recommendation. See below for all deadlines and details regarding documentation required for admission.
- Early Decision (binding) - December 2 (extended from November 1)
- Regular Decision (non-binding) - January 31
- Priority Decision - December 2
High School Curriculum
Show us you are dedicated to your studies - take AP, honors and other advanced courses if you can. Get involved in clubs and extracurricular activities.
We recommend that all applicants take
4 years of English
4 years of social studies
3 years of mathematics
Pre-calculus is required for engineering
3 years of science
Chemistry and physics are strongly recommended
We look at your entire transcript - not just junior year. We do notice if your grades have improved over time. We do look closely at your math and science coursework.
If you are not sure which program you would like to apply for please click here.
Students must complete the essay portion of either application to be considered for admission.
Letter of Recommendation
You must submit one letter of recommendation.
Please send a letter from a academic source, a coach, or another mentor.
Submit your letters of recommendation through SUNY Campus Connect, Naviance or by mail. Mailed letters must be sent from your high school.
Early Decision Agreement
If you apply through early decision, you must fill out the early decision agreement form by November 1.
SUNY Maritime College
Office of Admissions
6 Pennyfield Ave
Throggs Neck, NY 10465