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The Landing School requires the following criteria for admission:

  1. Completed application form

  2. Completed personal statement

  3. Official final high school transcript that certifies the date of high school graduation; or official General Education Diploma (GED)

  4. Official transcripts from all colleges attended, whether or not credit was earned

  5. Two non-family letters of recommendation

  6. Interview with admissions representative

If you have any questions regarding this online application, please call 207-985-7976.

Name *
Mailing Address (if different)
Mailing Address (if different)
Home Phone *
Home Phone
Cell Phone
Cell Phone
Date of Birth *
Date of Birth
If you have any questions, please contact our Admissions office at 207-985-7976
Note: Optional - Requested by the Department of Education for Reporting Purposes
Program Applying For *
Academic Award of Interest *
If you are applying to an Associate’s degree program, do you have any college/university general education credits you wish to have considered for transfer? *
How did you originally hear about The Landing School? *
Are you applying for veterans education benefits? *
#1 Please give us some background information about who you are and why you have decided to pursue an education in the marine trades.
#2 What made you decide to apply to The Landing School versus another school?
#3 What do you hope to walk away with when you complete your selected program?
#4 What are your personal career goals?
Educational Background
Employment history
Name and Company
Employer 1 Address
Employer 1 Address
Employer 2 Address
Employer 2 Address
For students with special needs - Any student requesting special academic consideration or services related to learning and/or physical impairment must complete a Request for Accommodations and provide a written document from a qualified professional verifying the extent of the impairment prior to beginning classes. Please contact the Director of Student Services for more information.
*English-language test. For more information visit

* If you encounter an error while submitting your application, please contact our admissions department via email at before resubmitting a new application.

Transcript Request

Please request a copy of any official transcripts from previous educational institutions to be mailed, faxed or securely emailed to:

The Landing School
286 River Road
Arundel, ME 04046

Reference Letters

Please submit two non-family references via email to or by mail to:

The Landing School
286 River Road
Arundel, ME 04046

International Transcripts
All foreign credentials (high school and college transcripts and academic records) must be translated to English and evaluated for US equivalency by one of the authorized agencies listed below.

Please request that the agency send an official copy of its analysis and documentation to:
The Landing School
286 River Road
Arundel, ME 04046

Authorized Transcript Analysis Agencies:

World Education Services, Inc.
P.O. Box 5087
Bowling Green Station
New York, NY 10274-5087
Tel: (212) 966-6311
Fax: (212) 739-6100
$160 course by course, $100 document

International Education Research Foundation, Inc.
P.O. Box 366
Culver City, CA 90231-3665
Tel: (310) 258-9451
Fax: (310) 342-7086
$165 course by course, $85 document

Center for Educational Documentation, Inc.
P.O. Box 170116
Boston, MA 02117
Tel. 617.338.7171
Fax. 617.338.7101
$125 course by course, $75 document

International students may be asked to submit TOEFL scores if English is their second language. A TOEFL score of 79 or greater is required. The Landing School may waive English proficiency requirements if proficiency is demonstrated during admissions process. All international students at The Landing School are required to have health and accident insurance and must document proof of coverage before they can attend classes.

Please refer to the TOEFL website for instructions on how to take the test and have your results sent to The Landing School: