I Have Applied for Fall 2013
Thank you for applying to the California Maritime Academy We have compiled all the information you need as you wait for your admission decision.
When will I receive my admission decision?
First-Time Freshmen – Decisions will be mailed and e-mailed on February 1, 2013 .
Transfer Students – Decisions will be mailed and e-mailed by February 15, 2013 or within one month of receiving all your college transcripts including your Fall, 2012 college transcript (whichever date is later).
International Students – Decisions will be mailed via FedEx and e-mailed February 1, 2013 or within two weeks of receiving all required application items or (whichever date is later).
Do you need my academic transcripts to make a decision?
First-Time Freshmen – Sending us your transcripts before high school graduation is optional. In some cases, we may request your transcripts earlier if the academics listed in your online application requires clarification. Please Note - our admissions decision will be based on the academic information you provided on your application for admission. Sending your high school transcript does not relieve you of the responsibility of providing us with accurate course and grade information on your online application.
All Transfer Students – Yes, including high school, all completed college work, and your Fall, 2012 college transcript if you are enrolled in fall courses.
International Students – Yes, official and translated transcripts are needed from high school and any completed college semesters.
Do I need to send anything else?
Applicants to the marine transportation may submit a resume by mail or as an e-mail attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org. Resumes are not required by any other programs other than marine transportation.
Recommendations and essays are not part of the admission process for any major.
So now what?
Here are three important things to take care of while your admission to Cal Maritime is being determined:
1. Take tests (Required for First-Time Freshmen & Lower Division Transfers)
- Take the SAT (link to http://www.collegeboard.com/student/index.html?student) or ACT (link to www.actstudent.org) no later than December 2012 and submit the test scores to Cal Maritime no later than January 10, 2013.
- Placements tests: The CSU requires First-Time Freshmen to take the English Placement Test (EPT) and Entry Level Math (ELM) exam prior to enrollment, unless exempt. Log on to www.ets.org/csu for a complete description of the EPT and ELM.
To take the EPT/ELM at another CSU campus or obtain further information, visit: www.ets.org/csu. If you think you are exempt from the EPT, ELM or both based on your SAT, ACT, AP Exams, or EAP results send your scores to us by as soon as possible.
2. Apply for Financial Aid between January 1, 2013 and March 2, 2013. For more information on how to apply for financial aid – click on the Financial Aid link on the left side of this page.
3.Visit Campus – Many students visit campus even before they have received an admission decision. Cal Maritime offers campus tours each weekday at 10:30 am and by appointment. To schedule a campus tour, start with the Visit the Campus page.
How do you I know if you received my application?
An e-mail with the subject line "Cal Maritime Application Received" is sent on the day of submission to everyone who successfully submits our online application through www.csumentor.edu. That e-mail is sent to the e-mail address you supply on your application. If you did not receive it, please check your spam filter or folder. If you still can't find the e-mail, go back into www.csumentor.edu to make sure you correctly entered your e-mail address. Incorrect e-mail addresses can be changed by contacting the Admission Office so future e-mails are sent to the correct address.
You may also contact our office using a method on the right side of this page to verify we received your application.