Bourne, Sandwich and Wareham, Massachusetts News


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5/24/2022 12:56:15 PM General

Massachusetts Maritime Academy has once again been named at the top - this time by Money magazine in the #4 spot for Best Colleges in the U.S.

Massachusetts Maritime Academy (MMA;, a top-ranked public university with undergraduate degree programs focusing on science, engineering, technology, math, and business that blend academics and experiential learning, is excited to announce that it has placed #4 of the 25 Best Colleges in the U.S. by the personal finance website Money.

The top 25 colleges were selected from a field of 623 colleges throughout the country. Criteria was based on colleges’ capacity to produce outstanding results at a comparatively affordable price in concert with a record of helping students graduate and launching graduates into jobs with above-average wages.

According to the Money Best Colleges list, Massachusetts Maritime Academy graduates have an early career earnings average of $91,670. 

“It’s always an honor to be singled out as a “best” and being ranked as #4 of the Best Colleges in the nation out of a total field of more than 600 really says something about the learning experience, value, and career opportunities MMA offers,” said Rear Admiral Francis X. McDonald, USMS, president of the Massachusetts Maritime Academy. 


Money is a personal finance website with articles that cover the gamut of topics ranging from credit cards, mortgages, insurance, banking and investing to family finance issues like paying for college, credit, career and home improvement. 


About Massachusetts Maritime Academy (MMA): MMA is a fully accredited, four-year, co-educational state university offering Bachelor and Master of Science degrees that are highly regarded in the worldwide maritime industry and beyond. For more than 100 years, MMA has prepared women and men for exciting and rewarding careers on land and sea. As the nation's finest co-ed maritime college, MMA challenges students to succeed by balancing a unique regimented lifestyle with a typical four-year college environment. Located on Cape Cod, at the mouth of the scenic Cape Cod Canal, Massachusetts Maritime Academy is the ideal college to pursue the love for the ocean, concern for the environment, interest in math and science, and a thirst for adventure. Follow MMA on FB:  @massmaritime, @MassMaritime.Advancement; IG: @massmaritime, @mmacademyalumni; Twitter: @MMAadmissions, @MMAcademyAlumni; YouTube: Massachusetts Maritime Academy.