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U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Granted Full Accreditation

KINGS POINT, N.Y., November 20, 2017 — The Middle States Commission on Higher Education granted the US Merchant Marine Academy full reaccreditation on November 16, 2017, after determining the institution meets the commission’s rigorous and comprehensive standards in displaying characteristics of excellence in higher education.

Rear Admiral James, A. Helis, USMMA Superintendent, said, “I thank all of the staff, faculty, and Midshipmen who worked so hard to achieve this milestone.”

In accordance with Middle States’ transition to an eight year reaccreditation cycle, the Academy’s next full reaccreditation review will be in 2024. For more information, click USMMA Middle States Accreditation Update.

Updated: Monday, November 20, 2017
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