1. Fill out the online application including a personal statement
  2. Provide two references using our letter of reference form
  3. Provide official high school and/or college transcripts
  4. Schedule a time for an interview

Once we receive your application, an admissions representative will contact you to work with you through the rest of the process. The admissions interview can be conducted by phone or Skype (username: TheLandingSchool).

More questions? Contact our Admissions Department by email or call 207-604-0940. We are happy to help.


Physical Address:
Mailing Address:
(if different)

Contact: Home Phone:     Cell:

Birth: Date:     Place:     Citizenship:
For what type of academic award are you applying?
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?
To which program(s) are you applying? (Note: Please call The School to ensure there are spaces available for your selected start date and program)
How did you originally hear about The Landing School?
Are you applying for veterans’ education benefits?

Please attach a personal statement that answers the following questions.
#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?

Also attach two (2) non-family references, including their name, address, email, phone, and company information.

High School
(Name, City/State/Country, Dates to/from, Degree Rec’d)
High School:
GED:   Date Received:
Have you taken any college classes? Yes     No

College 1:
Dates to/from:
Degree Received:

College 2:
Dates to/from:
Degree Received:

College 3:
Dates to/from:
Degree Received:

College 4:
Dates to/from:
Degree Received:

Employment history
(please list employers in chronological order from most recent)

Employer 1:
Dates from/to:
Job title and responsibilities:

Employer 2:
Dates from/to:
Job title and responsibilities:

Employer 3:
Dates from/to:
Job title and responsibilities:

Have you had any training or experience in the course area for which you are applying?
   Describe briefly:
Have you ever been convicted of a misdemeanor or felony crime?
   If yes, please explain:
Race/Ethnicity (check all that apply) Note: Optional - Requested by the Department of Education for Reporting Purposes
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.
Are you filing a request for special academic consideration?
Language: Is English your first language?    
If no, have you taken the TOEFL?

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

As an international applicant, if English is not your first language we require you to complete the TOEFL test to determine language proficiency as part of the application process. Please refer to the TOEFL website for instructions on how to take the test and have your results sent to The Landing School:

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