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Marine Engineering, B.Eng.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
New York City, NY, United States
If you are fascinated by ships and the way they are powered and controlled, consider majoring in Marine Engineering at the SUNY Maritime College. In this program, you will learn to design, operate and maintain marine and industrial power plants.
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Overview

As a Marine Engineering major at the SUNY Maritime College, you will also earn your U.S. Coast Guard third assistant engineer, or engine, license. Earning an engine license requires you to belong to the regiment of cadets and sail aboard the Empire State VI during summer sea term. The program is not affiliated with the U.S. military.

Student Outcomes

Electrical Engineering graduates at Maritime College will possess:

  • an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering
  • an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
  • an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economics, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability
  • an ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams
  • an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
  • (an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • Marine Engineering courses focus on thermal/fluid sciences, math, applied mechanics, electrical engineering and problem solving.
  • An integral part of the Marine Engineering program is the U.S. Coast Guard engine license program. The program qualifies students to work onboard marine vessels and does not require military service.
  • As you work toward a U.S. Coast Guard engine license, you will learn to power and control a vessel's engine and systems. The theoretical knowledge you learn during the school year will be tested and supplemented during three summer sea terms.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Submit the application. Apply online using the SUNY Application or Common Application.
  • All academic credentials must have an official seal, stamp or signature of a school or government official, and be submitted in the original language (if not in English, it must be accompanied by an exactly worded and certified translation). Upon receipt of your documents we may require further evaluation. All foreign academic transcripts must be evaluated by WES or a NACES approved evaluation service, and translated into English.
  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • 250 word essay or personal statement.
  • Submit your English Proficiency test scores via an official score report for the TOEFL or SAT or ACT or IELTS. Please note that TOEFL and IELTS scores are not valid past two years.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17527 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17527 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    18650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18650 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    13695 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13695 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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