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Massachusetts Maritime Academy Named to Forbes 2022 America’s Top Colleges List

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 proud to announce that it has been named to the Forbes 2022 America’s Top Colleges list.

The list boasts the nation’s top schools based on highest graduate salaries, lowest debt, highest retention, proven leadership and entrepreneurial success, high graduation, and retention rates.

This most recent accolade follows the announcement that MMA has been ranked #1 in the Northeast category of the 2022 Washington Monthly College “Best Bang for the Buck ” Rankings, taking the top place from among 50 Northeast colleges, based on its commitment to providing an affordable education.

Earlier this year, the Academy placed #4 of the 25 Best Colleges in the U.S. by the personal finance website Money.

“Taking a place on the prestigious Forbes 2022 America’s Top Colleges is true testament to our commitment to providing an exceptional, affordable learning experience that results in great outcomes to students,” said Rear Admiral Francis X. McDonald, USMS, president of the Massachusetts Maritime Academy.