California State University, Maritime Academy


The California State University Maritime Academy (Cal Maritime) enrolls nearly 1,100 students and offers 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 logistics, 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 Golden Bear 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 waterside campus is located in Vallejo, CA on San Francisco Bay, 20 miles north of Berkeley. 

How much would I save with WUE?

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NOTE: The rates shown are taken from WICHE's most recent annual Tuition and Fees Report (published in December) and do not include fees. We strongly encourage you to verify these rates with the admissions office of the institution 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 WUE consideration at Cal Maritime, 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. Currently, the number of scholarships awarded is not limited.

Contact Information

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

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