Massachusetts Maritime Academy Graduates Lead all Public Colleges and Universities in the State in Earnings

Graduates of 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, lead the state in earnings among public institutions of higher learning, according to recent data released by the United States Census Bureau.

Statistics resulting from Post-Secondary Employment Outcomes (PSEO) from the US Census Bureau indicate MMA graduates earn an average of $67,000 annually just one year after graduation and $89,000 five years post-graduation.

Massachusetts is one of 23 states partnering with the US Census Bureau on the PSEO data product; the Census PSEO data set is the most comprehensive collection of postsecondary labor market outcomes of Massachusetts public higher education system graduates.

In May of this year, Massachusetts Maritime Academy placed #4 of the 25 Best Colleges in the U.S. by the personal finance website Money, selected from a field of 623 colleges throughout the country.

“It’s extremely gratifying to see concrete data that confirms the quality of education and opportunities for employment and high earnings our graduates receive,” said Rear Admiral Francis X. McDonald, USMS, president of the Massachusetts Maritime Academy.

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.