Cal Maritime Marc McGee, Dir. of Adm [email protected] 707-654-1331 Founded in 1929 & Joined CSU in 1995 5,000+ Alumni, world-wide 823 students (Fall 2010) in Six Majors WASC and ABET accreditation 100% Residential Campus ~ Vallejo, CA Services and Activities of the Cal Maritime Office of Admission • Combined Outreach and Admission Office • College Fairs: Attend selected college fairs • • • • • throughout CA with staff, students, or alumni School Visits: Minimal and based on history, potential, and Solano County service area Daily, 10:30 am Campus Tour & Info Session Preview Day: Saturday, November 13, 2010 www.csum.edu/admission 707-654-1330 answered by live people! Fall 2010 Applicant Overview • Applications Received • Admitted • New Students Enrolled • • • • 1,180 756 (100% of qualified applicants) 293 (39% of those admitted) Enrolling First-Time Freshmen 56% / Transfers 44% Enrolling Males 84% / Females 16% Enrolling NorCal 50%/ SoCal 35% / Out-of State 15% Enrolling Ethnicity White 67%, Unknown 10%, African-American 8%, Hispanic 8%, Asian-Pacific Islander 7%, Native American 1% Fall 2011 Application Requirements • Cal Maritime Has No Local Admission Area: All California • • • Applicants are treated equally based on geography Majors with the Basic Application Requirements: International Business, Global Studies, Facilities Engineering, and Marine Engineering Programs Additional Requirements for Mechanical Engineering: requires pre-calc and 550 math SAT or 23 math ACT Additional Requirements for Marine Transportation: – – – – “Impacted Major” with competitive admission SAT or ACT required for all high school applicants Pre-calculus and physics recommended Resume may be submitted First year for impaction, so no history on previous cut-point for eligibility index score Those between CSU minimum index score and minimum index score for this major will be offered a place on a waiting list . Instructions and timelines will come with the waiting list offer. Cal Maritime’s Application Policies Grade Policies • 7th Semester Transcripts: Students should only send these if we request it. We send requests via e-mail. • Index Scores for Impacted Major: Only grades 10 & 11 are used to create index scores for the impacted Marine Transportation program. Senior grades can pull you out of the admit group but not add you in. • Courses Taken in Summer 2011 will not be used to meet admission requirements for Fall 2011. • We Check 100% of Final Transcripts to look for falling index scores or inaccurate grades/courses on the online application. Cal Maritime’s Application Policies SAT / ACT Policies • Final Accepted Scores will be from the December test dates • Due Date for Scores: Scores must arrive by January 5, 2011 Selecting a Major • Impacted Majors (Marine Transportation) are unavailable after November 30 – Even to those who have applied into another major • We Have No “Undeclared” Option, so all students must select a major when applying Notification Timelines • 1st group of acceptances are e-mailed and mailed on February 1st if no 7th semester transcript is requested. • Most communication with the applicant is via the e-mail address listed on the online application. • Admission offers to be sent on a rolling basis after Feb. 1. Recommended Preparation • EAP test in junior year •4th year of math and 3rd year of science recommended •Pre-Calculus recommended for Marine Transportation and required for Mechanical Engineering After Admission Packet Arrives • Recommend taking ELM/EPT as early as March and • • • • no later than June On-campus housing is mandatory for all students Health requirements for admission to CMA – All students participate in one Training Cruise Must have a U.S. Passport $500 non-refundable deposit by May 1 that goes toward: – Uniforms & Housing – Uniforms & Tuition After Deposit is Sent to Us • “Early Start” Program: admitted students who need math or English remediation cannot enroll in any Fall courses unless they initiate an approved remediation course during the spring or summer prior to enrollment. • Final H.S. Transcript showing Graduation Date by July 15 • Must Pass Health Review to Enroll Process for Appealing Decisions • Send a letter of appeal with “new information” to the Director of Admission with any supporting documentation. • The Admission Committee will review the appeal and notify the student within one week.