320 Iwo Jima Blvd
Harlingen, TX 78550
previous
Marine Military Academy Photo #1 - Nearly all MMA graduates earn acceptance at the college level or appointment to the service academies. Many matriculate to top-tier universities throughout the United States and the world: Arizona State University; Auburn University; Babson College; Baylor University; Berklee College of Music; Boston College; California Maritime Academy; California Polytechnic State University; California State: Chico; California State: Fullerton; California State: Sacramento; Carnegie Mellon University; Chaminade University of Hawaii; Clemson University;College of the Ozarks ; Colorado School of Mines; Colorado State University; Cornell University; Daniel Webster College; DePauw University; Delta State University; Duquesne University; East Carolina University; Embry Riddle University ; Florida Atlantic University; Florida International University ; Florida State University; Great Lakes Maritime Academy; Hawaii Pacific University; Houston Baptist University; Johnson & Wales University; Incarnate Word University; Illinois Institute of Technology; Indiana University; Lehigh University; Louisiana State University; Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Massachusetts Maritime Academy; McMurray University; Michigan State University; Montana State University; Murray State University; New Mexico Institute of Technology; New Mexico State University; North Carolina State; North Georgia State College; Northern Arizona University; Northeastern University; Norwich University; Ohio State University; Oklahoma State University; Otterbein College; Penn State; Purdue University; Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Rice University; Rochester Institute of Technology; Sam Houston State University; San Diego State University; San Francisco State University; San Jose State University; Santa Clara University; Sarah Lawrence College; Sonoma State University; Southern Methodist University; Southern New Hampshire University ; Southwestern University; St. Edward’s University; St. Louis University; St. John’s University; St. Mary’s University; Stephen F. Austin University; Swarthmore; Texas A & M University; Texas A & M at Commerce; Texas A&M at Corpus Christi; Texas A & M at Galveston; Texas A & M at Kingsville; Texas Christian University; Texas Lutheran University; Texas State University; Texas Tech University; The Citadel; Trinity University; Tulane University; United States Air Force Academy; United States Merchant Marine Academy; United States Military Academy; United States Naval Academy; University of Alabama; University of Alaska: Anchorage; University of Arizona; University of California: Davis; University of California: Northridge; University of Central Florida; University of Chicago; University of Cincinnati; University of Colorado; University of Denver; University of Georgia; University of Houston; University of Louisiana at Lafayette; University of Massachusetts: Boston; University of Miami; University of Mississippi; University of Missouri: Rolla; University of Nebraska; University of Nevada: Las Vegas; University of North Carolina: Charlotte; University of North Dakota; University of North Texas; University of Oklahoma; University of Oregon; University of Puget Sound; University of Southern California; University of St. Thomas; University of The South (Sewanee); University of Texas at Austin; University of Texas at Arlington University of Texas at Dallas; University of Texas at San Antonio; University of Tulsa; University of Washington; University of Wyoming; Villanova University; Virginia Military Institute; Virginia Tech University; Wabash College; Webster University; West Virginia University; Westminster College; Yale University; London School of Economics (UK); University of Manchester (UK)…just to name a few!
next
Marine Military Academy Photo #1 - Nearly all MMA graduates earn acceptance at the college level or appointment to the service academies. Many matriculate to top-tier universities throughout the United States and the world: Arizona State University; Auburn University; Babson College; Baylor University; Berklee College of Music; Boston College; California Maritime Academy; California Polytechnic State University; California State: Chico; California State: Fullerton; California State: Sacramento; Carnegie Mellon University; Chaminade University of Hawaii; Clemson University;College of the Ozarks ; Colorado School of Mines; Colorado State University; Cornell University; Daniel Webster College; DePauw University; Delta State University; Duquesne University; East Carolina University; Embry Riddle University ; Florida Atlantic University; Florida International University ; Florida State University; Great Lakes Maritime Academy; Hawaii Pacific University; Houston Baptist University; Johnson & Wales University; Incarnate Word University; Illinois Institute of Technology; Indiana University; Lehigh University; Louisiana State University; Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Massachusetts Maritime Academy; McMurray University; Michigan State University; Montana State University; Murray State University; New Mexico Institute of Technology; New Mexico State University; North Carolina State; North Georgia State College; Northern Arizona University; Northeastern University; Norwich University; Ohio State University; Oklahoma State University; Otterbein College; Penn State; Purdue University; Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Rice University; Rochester Institute of Technology; Sam Houston State University; San Diego State University; San Francisco State University; San Jose State University; Santa Clara University; Sarah Lawrence College; Sonoma State University; Southern Methodist University; Southern New Hampshire University ; Southwestern University; St. Edward’s University; St. Louis University; St. John’s University; St. Mary’s University; Stephen F. Austin University; Swarthmore; Texas A & M University; Texas A & M at Commerce; Texas A&M at Corpus Christi; Texas A & M at Galveston; Texas A & M at Kingsville; Texas Christian University; Texas Lutheran University; Texas State University; Texas Tech University; The Citadel; Trinity University; Tulane University; United States Air Force Academy; United States Merchant Marine Academy; United States Military Academy; United States Naval Academy; University of Alabama; University of Alaska: Anchorage; University of Arizona; University of California: Davis; University of California: Northridge; University of Central Florida; University of Chicago; University of Cincinnati; University of Colorado; University of Denver; University of Georgia; University of Houston; University of Louisiana at Lafayette; University of Massachusetts: Boston; University of Miami; University of Mississippi; University of Missouri: Rolla; University of Nebraska; University of Nevada: Las Vegas; University of North Carolina: Charlotte; University of North Dakota; University of North Texas; University of Oklahoma; University of Oregon; University of Puget Sound; University of Southern California; University of St. Thomas; University of The South (Sewanee); University of Texas at Austin; University of Texas at Arlington University of Texas at Dallas; University of Texas at San Antonio; University of Tulsa; University of Washington; University of Wyoming; Villanova University; Virginia Military Institute; Virginia Tech University; Wabash College; Webster University; West Virginia University; Westminster College; Yale University; London School of Economics (UK); University of Manchester (UK)…just to name a few!
The Marine Military Academy transforms today's young men intotomorrow's leaders.
We fuel their mind, body and spirit in order to develop themental and emotional tools needed to navigate their pathforward.
Success is achieved through a safe, structured environment thatfosters responsibility to community, country and each other.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 7-12, PG
  • Enrollment: 261 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $35,000
  • Acceptance rate: 98%
  • Average class size: 11 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Marine Military Academy ranks among the top 20 boarding schools (out of 308 schools) for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Definition of Terms | 2022 School Data
Marine Military Academy
Boarding School Avg.
School Focus
College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)
7-12, PG
9-12
School Type
Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Religious Affiliation
Non-denominational
Year Founded
1965
1907
Campus Size
142 acres
125 acres

Student Body

Enrollment
261 students
300 students
% International Students
37%
20%
% Students Boarding
100%
70%
Offers Post-Grad Year
Yes
No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes
No
No
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Uniform Required
Casual
Average Class Size
11 students
12
* National Avg. »18
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
7:1
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
6
17
ESL Courses Offered
Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
50%
70%
Summer Program Offered
Yes

Tuition Cost

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$35,000
$61,200
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
n/a
$34,900
% Students on Financial Aid
15%
40%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant
$2,700
(MMA is more than willing to work with parents)
$25,000
Merit Scholarships Offered
No

Acceptance Rate

Application Deadline
None / Rolling
Jan. 15
Acceptance Rate
98%
58%
Director of Admissions
Dr. John Butler
Mrs. Jay Perez
Associate Director of Admissions
Mrs. Jay Perez

College Matriculation

Year:
10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)

School Notes

  • All-male college-prep boarding school
  • Stringent academics with more than 50 course offerings
  • Honors, Advanced Placement, Dual Enrollment courses
  • Curriculum includes Aerospace and Marine Science options
  • Opportunities to receive a nomination to a US ServiceAcademy
  • 40 acres dedicated to US Marine Corps styled LeadershipEnhancement Development course featuring a rappel tower, 3rockclimbing walls, high ropes challenge, paintball course,obsticle course, mud course, and more
  • 18 competitive sports and additional extracurricularactivities
  • Moral, spiritual opportunities through civic-minded clubs:Rotary Interact, KEY, National Honor Society, Boy Scouts,non-denominational Vespers, (FCA) Fellowship of ChristianAthletes
  • Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps(JROTC)
  • International Student Body
  • Marine Military Academy accreditations: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; Member of the College Board; Association of Military Colleges and Schools of the United States; Texas and National Association for College Admission Counseling; The Association of Boarding Schools
Source: Verified school update

Alumni Reviews Review School

Review
Description

Class of 2018
5.00
The Citadel
The Marine Corps aspect of the Academy set me up for life and is the reason I will soon be commissioning as an officer in the Corps. The presence of the Drill Instructors in the. . .
Submit Review for Marine Military Academy
Earn $20 by submitting your alumni review!

Recent Articles

What is Progressive Education?
What is Progressive Education?
The promise of progressive education is as the students come to the solution, they’re active, they’re engaged, they’re motivated, and they’re learning. Most progressive schools encourage students to explore other areas of their development where young people find focus or uncover the contentment of stillness. It is about learning how to think, not what to think.
The Importance of Strong Connections with Family & School
The Importance of Strong Connections with Family & School
We look at the roles in the partnership of school, parent, and student. Understanding each partner's responsibilities is essential for a successful boarding school experience.
What About Schools With Riding Programs?
What About Schools With Riding Programs?
Does your son or daughter ride? Are you thinking about finding a private school which will suit both your academic requirements and your child's penchant for riding? Let's look at a couple of schools with riding programs.

Featured Schools

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 7-12, PG
  • Enrollment: 261 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $35,000
  • Acceptance rate: 98%
  • Average class size: 11 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Request Information

Quick Links