California Maritime Academy


The California Maritime Academy is a campus of the California State University, offering specialized academic programs that prepare students for careers in engineering, international business, logistics international relations, global trade, marine transportation, and related fields. Cal Maritime offers the bachelor of science degree in five fields: business administration - International business and logisitcs, facilities engineering technology, marine transportation, marine engineering technology, and mechanical engineering. It offers a bachelor of arts degree in global studies and maritime affairs. The degree programs include practical applications, with every student participating in labs, simulators, an international study experience (via our training ship or land-based international experience), and industry internship. The academic program combines intellectual learning, applied technology, and leadership development to prepare students for positions involving significant responsibility and technical skills. Almost all students are offered attractive career opportunities immediately upon graduation. Cal Maritime's campus is located on San Francisco Bay, 20 miles north of Berkeley. The institution operates several training vessels, including the, 500-foot training ship Golden Bear.

How much would I save with WUE?
Resident tuition:$5472
Nonresident tuition:$16632
WUE rate (Resident x 150%):$8208
WUE Savings:$8424

Important: The rates shown are taken from WICHE's Annual Tuition and Fees Report for AY2014 - 15 and do not include fees. Actual tuition rates may vary. These rates assume 30 credit hours per year. We strongly encourage you to verify these rates with the admissions office where you want to enroll.

This institution offers the WUE rate to transfer students.

The WUE tuition rate applies to the majors listed below. If the major is not listed here, it is not eligible for the WUE rate:

Program Name   Degree Type(s)    
Facilities Engineering Technology   BS    
Global Studies and Maritime Affairs   BA    
International Business and Logistics   BS    
Marine Engineering Technology   BS    
Marine Transportation   BS    
Mechanical Engineering   BS    

Enrollment Information

To be eligible for consideration, an individual must (a) be accepted as a full-time student at Cal Maritime in any of our majors, (b) be a resident of a WICHE member state, and (c) be pursuing his or her first undergraduate degree. The admission application serves as the WUE application - no special WUE application is required.  Once admitted under WUE, continuation in the program is contingent upon maintaining satisfactory academic progress while completing at least 12 graded credit hours per semester. The maximum participation in WUE is eight semesters. Currently, the number of scholarships awarded is not limited.

Contact Information

Marc McGee, Office of Admission 
California Maritime Academy
200 Maritime Academy Drive
Vallejo, CA 94590
Phone (707) 654-1330
Fax:  (707) 654-1336

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