Priority Application Timelines

Deadlines are subject to change.  For up-to-date information, go to the Application Process Deadline page.

  • Fall Semester - October 1 - November 30  
  • Spring Semester - August 1 - September 30

Semesters When Programs Accept Applications

Business Administration - International Business and Logistics Fall and Spring
Global Studies & Maritime Affairs Fall and Spring
Facilities Engineering Technology Fall
Marine Engineering Technology Fall
Marine Transportation Fall
Mechanical Engineering Fall
Oceanography Fall and Spring

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  • Applications for the spring 2025 semester opens August 1, 2024.
  • Applications for the fall 2025 semester opens October 1, 2024.


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Prepare, Apply, Enroll

(Información en español)

Cal Maritime accepts applications from high school students entering college for the first time, transfer students with college work from other educational institutions and college graduates seeking to complete a second bachelor's degree. The following pages contain information on admission requirements specific to each applicant type, the admission process and procedures to follow once you have chosen to attend Cal Maritime. 

Admission Requirements and the Application Process

Fee Waiver Information:  If you were denied an application fee waiver, you can appeal for reconsideration by submitting an Application Fee Waiver Appeal Form and sending it to

After Applying 

Admitted Students

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