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Committed to reviewing need-based requests for financial assistance

Approximately 40 percent of MMA cadets receive some level of tuition assistance, primarily in the form of partial scholarships. MMA offers partial scholarships based on the level of need. There are no scholarships for summer camp.

Your son’s application for admission must be submitted and an acceptance determination be made before financial aid and assistance is decided.

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Scholarships for New Students

To apply for an MMA partial scholarship, simply contact the Admissions Department at 956.423.6006

Scholarships for Current Students

Current students interested in receiving a partial scholarship must submit an application to FACTS Grant & Aid Assessment. Applications must be completed prior to May 1 of the preceding school year. The MMA scholarship committee will determine awards based on family need and student merit. Merit considerations include a review of a student's academic, military and athletic performance.

Scholarships for Scholarships for Students of Veterans

Students of fallen service members or 100% disabled veterans may be eligible for a NewDay USA Foundation scholarship. The foundation currently awards student scholarships for up to $15,000 per year for up to four years.

Click to learn more about the scholarship. Click to download the scholarship application. Applications should be emailed to admissions@mma-tx.org. For questions, contact the Admissions Department at (956) 421-9251.

NewDay USA Foundation scholarship recipients Cody & Justin Coffey attend MMA. Read their father's story.


Loan programs make tuition payments more affordable by providing up-front funds to the Academy but let families spread the payments over a longer period of time than our tuition payment plans allow. If you are interested in any of the providers listed here, please contact them directly for current fees, rates and other details. Most, if not all, are credit-based loans and may have different standards of creditworthiness.

K-12 Family Education Loan

SLM Financial, a Sallie Mae company, offers loans designed specifically to help finance a private K-12 education. Benefits of the loans include: high acceptance rates; fast approval processing; loans can cover computers, musical instruments, music lessons; secured and unsecured options; no prepayment penalties.

SLM Financial Corporation
3000 Lincoln Drive, Suite F
Marlton, NJ, 08053
Phone: 800.559.3220
Fax: 856.810.2718
www.slmfinancial.com (On-line application - 30 minute approval)


Cadet Referral Incentive

As a thank you for recommending families to Marine Military Academy, we have initiated the "Be a Friend...RECOMMEND!' incentive program that awards a $1,000 tuition credit to actively enrolled cadets for every new qualified referral.

The tuition credit will apply to the current academic year, upon completion of the referred cadet's first full semester at the academy.

Legacy Program

Refer to the "Be a Friend...RECOMMEND!" referral reward program.

Sibling Program

A $500.00 tuition discount per brother, per academic semester enrolled is offered. For Summer Camp/ESL Summer Camp program a $150.00 fee reduction is awarded to each brother attending camp.

Active Duty Military

A $1,500 tuition reduction is award to cadets whose parent(s) or legal guardian(s) are on active duty with the U.S. military services.

For additional information on the Cadet Referral Incentive Program and the Legacy Program, click the referral packet below.


It is important to remember that acceptance into the academy is based on a number of factors, including prior academic history and curriculum, health history and potential.

Please download our referral packet or email the Admissions Department or call at 956.423.6006 for more information on requirements and limitations, or make a referral.

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