The Office of Financial Aid

With low tuition rates, high job placement rates, and among the highest average starting salaries in the country, Maritime studentsface very low debt upon graduation. Currently, about 80 percent of our students receive some form of Financial Aid. 

All students are encouraged to apply for financial assistance through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Our school code is 002853.

2017-2018 Financial Aid Applications & Deadlines

February 1, 2017- Priority deadline for students to apply for the 2017-2018 FAFSA application at (school code 002853).

Undergraduate New York residents should complete their 2017-2018 TAP Application at  (school code 0955).

June 7, 2017  – Priority deadline for students to accept their federal student loans via self-service and complete all required documents for financial aid.

July 21, 2017  - Deadline to apply for the Excelsior Scholarship. 


Parent and Graduate Plus loan information:

Parents who wish to apply for the Parent PLUS loan and Graduate students who wish to apply for the Graduate Plus loan must complete the application and master promissory note at

April 1, 2017  - Parents and Graduate students can begin applying for the Plus loans for 2017-2018 academic year, including Summer Sea Term and Summer Ashore 2017.

Summer loan period dates: 5/2017 – 8/2017

Fall/Spring loan period dates: 8/2017 –  4/2018

Summer/Fall/Spring loan period dates: 5/2017 – 4/2018

Fall only loan period dates: 8/2017 – 12/2017

Spring only loan period dates: 1/2018 – 4/2018


Alternative loans Information:

April 1, 2017  - Students can begin to apply for alternative loans for 2017-2018 academic year.

It is up to the student to communicate with the lender in order to ensure that all required documents and/or signature are received by the lender. The Financial Aid Office will certify all loans that are received by the lender.

Financial Assistance Information:

Satisfactory Academic Progress



Supplements to Applications 2017-2018

2017-2018 Household Verification

2017-2018 Student or Parent Non-Tax Filer Statement

2017-2018 Identify and Statement of Ed Purpose Verification

2017-2018 Petition for Special Circumstances

2017-2018 Unusual Enrollment History Review

2017-2018 SAP Waiver


Supplements to Applications 2016-2017

2016-2017 Household Verification

2016-2017 Student or Parent Non-Tax Filer Statement

2016-2017 Child Support Paid Verification

2016-2017 SNAP Verification

2016-2017 Untaxed Income Verification

2016-2017 Identify and Statement of Ed Purpose Verification

2016-2017 Petition for Special Circumstances

2016-2017 Unusual Enrollment History Review

Federal Student Loans

Electronic Master Promissory Notes (MPN)

Online Entrance Counseling 

Online Exit Counseling


Private Student Loans

Private Loan Student Self-Certification Form

The Office of Financial Aid is located on the first floor of Baylis Hall

Office Hours: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday

Contact Numbers: (phone) 718.409.7400 option 3 / (fax) 718.409.7275