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Cal Maritime: Admissions

Admissions Office

​Admissions officer:​Marc McGee,​
Director of 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?yes
Final filing date for fall:November 30
​Freshmen are accepted for terms other than fall:​No
Application Fee:$55
Can the application fee be waived?yes
Are refunds available on the application fee?no
Is the Common Application form accepted?no
Supplemental forms required for those using Common Application:no
Admissions Requirements:Strong science or math preparation recommended.
High school graduation is:required, GED is accepted
A general college preparatory program is:recommended
Campus visit is:neither required nor recommended
Interview is:required of some
Standardized test requirements:SAT or ACT required of some, SAT Subject Test considered if submitted
School's test preference:no preference
Dates test scores should be received:January 10 for SAT/ACT
High School units required or recommended:
English:4 required, 4 recommended
Foreign Language:2 required, 2 recommended
History:1 required, 1 recommended
Lab:2 required, 3 recommended
​Math:​​3 required, 4 recommended
​Science:​​2 required, 3 recommended
Social Studies:1 required, 1 recommended
Academic Electives:1 required, 1 recommended
​Other:​1 required, 1 recommended
Total:​15 required, 17 recommended
School has formalized early decision program:no
School has early action program:yes
School has concurrent enrollment program for high school:no

First-time Freshman Selection Process​

Academic criteria​:
  • secondary school report important
  • class rank not considered
  • recommendations not considered
  • standardized test scores very important
  • essay not considered
Nonacademic criteria:
  • interview not considered
  • extracurricular activities considered
  • particular talent/ability considered
  • character/personal qualities not considered
  • alumni/ae relationship not considered
  • geographical residence considered
  • state residency considered
  • religious affiliation/commitment not considered
  • minority affiliation not considered
  • volunteer work considered
  • work experience considered
Admissions is need blind:yes
Average secondary school GPA:3.3
Percent of freshmen who submitted GPA:100%
Combined ACT middle 50% range:21 - 27
Percent of accepted applicants who submitted SAT scores:85%
Percent of accepted applicants who submitted ACT score:51%

Undergraduate Notification For Fall Term

Notification of admission:on a rol​ling basis
Acceptance of admission:must accept by May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified thereafter

First-time Freshman Enrollment

Number of completed applications received:1,206
Number of applicants offered ​admission:983 (82%)
Number of applicants offered admission who enrolled:223 (23%)
School has a waiting list policyyes
Number of students put on waiting list:154
Number accepting place on waiting list:62 (40%)
Number of those on waiting list who were enrolled:6 (10%)
Percent of freshmen who came from out of state:15%
Tuition deposit amount:$500, nonrefundable
Admission may be deferred:no