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California Maritime Academy

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This school is full the epitome of theNot so brightEngineering Department
This school is full the epitome of the "Good Ole Boy Network". So many things wrong about this place that makes me wonder why is it still open. Discrimination and Bias is very much prevalent.

Its CSU really wanting to be a military school were student are broken and verbally abused on the norm. There are a lot of instructors that have been here waaaay too long and attended the school when it was segregated. If you are a minority you will be treated like shit and everyone thinks you are a cheat. I have sat in class where students were clueless about the subjects and passed, simply because well you know... Its what this place does it. The diversity is none existent, so when you see the statistics about the average salary graduates make just think about how the school is ranked 340th in diversity and that gives you better perspective.

I really wish I could write how great this place is and how it screams California liberalism but naaah. This place is more conservative than the Tea Party.

Please educate yourself before attending this school its a money trap for students of color in which in the end you dont win.

3rd Year Male -- Class 2018
Education Quality: C-, Faculty Accessibility: F
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If you want to act like you areBrightEngineering Department
If you want to act like you are in the navy or want to learn marine/ship life - than maybe it's good enough. No social activities, town is not safe and nothing to do unless you go to other colleges or cities 30 minutes away. Food is horrible with no hope of living off campus and not much help if you want to remain in a landbased career.
3rd Year Male -- Class 2014
Perceived Campus Safety: A, Collaboration/Competitive: F
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Nothing to do here, everyone is in classNot so brightEngineering Department
Nothing to do here, everyone is in class or in their room. if you walk around campus after dinner no one is outside. one of the most depressing places i have ever been. if your thinking about attending CMA, just dont do it. its not a real college. all my friends love it at their real colleges while im stuck at cal maritime for the rest of this semester...
1st Year Male -- Class 2016
University Resource Use/ spending: B, Social Life: F
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