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United States Naval Academy
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US Naval Academy Mission
  • To develop midshipmen morally, mentally, and
    physically and to imbue them with the highest
    ideals of duty, honor and loyalty in order to
    provide graduates who are dedicated to a career
    of naval service and have potential for future
    development in mind and character to assume the
    highest responsibilities of command, citizenship
    and government.

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Overview
  • Introduction
  • The Admissions Cycle
  • Whole Person Assessment
  • Physical and Medical Qualifications
  • Nominations and Appointments
  • Post High School Programs
  • Special Programs
  • What the Naval Academy offers for Students
  • Academics
  • Extra-curricular Activities
  • Summer Training
  • Opportunities after Graduation
  • USNA Stats

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The Admissions Cycle
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Basic Eligibility for USNA
  • At least 17 years of age and must not have passed
    23rd birthday on July 1st of year of entry
  • United States citizen by I-Day
  • Unmarried, not pregnant, and have no legal
    obligation to support a child or other individual
  • Good moral character

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Goal Admission
Eligible to compete for an appointment to the USNA
  • Admissions Board- Whole Person qualification
  • Medically Qualify
  • Physically Qualify

Obtain a nomination - Contact nominating
sources apply for nominations to the USNA
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A different type of application process
  • CANDIDATE
  • Personal Statement
  • Personal Data Record
  • Candidate Fitness Assessment
  • COs recommendation for active duty and ROTC
    applicants
  • HIGH SCHOOL
  • English Recommendation
  • Math Recommendation
  • High School Transcript
  • Candidate Activities (ECAs)
  • College Transcript
  • Final High School Transcript
  • Official Test Scores

Upon being classified as a candidate,
instructions will be sent information on the
online application process.
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Your Blue Gold Officer
  • High School specific
  • Provides an interview on you to
  • the USNA Admissions Board
  • Your liaison with the USNA Admissions Office
  • If you have a question,
  • your Blue Gold Officer
  • has the answer

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Whole Person Assessment
Admission Board Evaluation
  • Rank in secondary school class
  • SAT math, or ACT-math
  • SAT critical reading, or ACT-English
  • Teacher recommendations
  • Extracurricular Activities
  • Athletic
  • Non-Athletic
  • Blue and Gold Officer Interview

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Advice toward Admissions. . .
  • Strong foundation in Mathematics and Science
  • Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry (Pre-Calculus
    Calculus are also very valuable and Highly
    encouraged)
  • Chemistry and Physics (with a lab if possible)
  • No minimum GPA, however strive to be in at least
    the top 20 percent of your high school class.
  • AP/Honors Courses are encouraged (if offered).
  • Home-Schooled applicants are reviewed on a case
    by case basis
  • Well rounded vs. Overextension

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Physical Medical Qualifications
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Candidate Fitness Assessment (CFA)

Basketball Throw Cadence Pull-ups 40 Yard
Shuttle Abdominal Crunches Push-ups 1-Mile Run
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DODMERB
  • Department of Defense Medical Examination Review
    Board DODMERB
  • Schedules medical examinations for all officer
    accessions
  • DODMERB medical exam will be scheduled when
    candidate completes at least 5 documents of the
    application
  • Each Academy/ officer accession program has
    different standards for entry
  • Reports status to candidate programs

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DoDMERB Physical
  • Qualified/Incomplete/Disqualified/Waiverable
  • If determined medically rejected, then waiver
    will be reviewed.
  • Waiver reviews will be processed on candidates
    competitive for offers of appointment

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Nominations Appointments

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Nominations
  • Each Congressman each Senator has 5 vacancies
    at the USNA, may nominate up to 10 individuals
    per open vacancy
  • Domicile requirement
  • Accepted July 1st to January 31st for the class
    entering following summer
  • Congressional offices are kept advised of changes
    in their vacancy status

All applicants are eligible and should apply to
at least four nomination sources (Vice President,
Congressional, two Senatorial)
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Goal Admission
Eligible to compete for an appointment to the USNA
  • Admissions Board- Whole Person qualification
  • Medically Qualify
  • Physically Qualify

Obtain a nomination - Contact nominating
sources apply for nominations to the USNA
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Post High School Programs
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Post-High School Preparatory Programs
  • Direct from Navy, Marine Corps, and Other US
    Armed Services
  • 85-100 Candidates
  • College
  • 65-80 Candidates
  • Naval Academy Preparatory School (NAPS)
  • 200-230 candidates
  • Naval Academy Foundation Program
  • 65-70 candidates

About one-third of each entering class
matriculates from these programs
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NAPS

Mission To prepare selected candidates morally,
mentally, physically, with emphasis on
strengthening the academic foundation of
individual candidates for officer accession
through the U.S. Naval and Coast Guard
Academies.
  • USNA USCGA preparatory program
  • Selection to NAPS does not require an official
    nomination
  • to the USNA
  • Civilians selected to attend NAPS must enlist
    in the
  • Naval Reserves or the Coast Guard prior to
    reporting
  • While at NAPS, apply to all sources for
    Nominations

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Foundation Program
  • 23 Civilian prep schools
  • Recommended by Admissions Board
  • Leadership, Motivation, Athletic Ability
  • Candidates who require additional year of
    academic preparation

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Remember. . .
  • There is not a separate application for
    NAPS/Foundation.
  • The job of the Admissions Board is to ensure
    YOUR success at the Naval Academy. If selected
    for NAPS or Foundation it is to ensure YOU
    graduate in four years.
  • If you attend a year of college, we recommend
    courses similar to that of a 4/C Midshipmen
    (Calc, Chem w/ Lab, Eng Comp, Hist, etc.) and
    Reapply.

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Special Programs
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USNA Summer Seminar
  • 2006
  • 03 - 08 June
  • 10 15 June
  • 17 22 June
  • Information available
  • www.usna.edu/Admissions

Applications available online February 1.
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What the Naval Academy Offers for students

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19 Majors at the USNA
  • Division of Engineering Weapons
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • General Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Naval Architecture
  • Ocean Engineering
  • Systems Engineering
  • Division of Mathematics Science
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • General Science
  • Mathematics
  • Oceanography
  • Physics
  • Quantitative Economics
  • Information Technology
  • Division of Humanities
  • Social Sciences
  • Economics
  • English
  • History
  • Political Science

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Inside the Classroom
  • Small Class Sizes
  • Student-Faculty ratio is less than 8 1
  • Individual lecture halls and small labs
  • 10 - 25 students per section
  • Close Contact with Faculty
  • Teach lectures and labs
  • Provide tutoring and Extra Instruction (EI)
  • Support extracurricular activities
  • Active in Sponsor program

Civilian Military Teaching Ratio 50 / 50
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Academic Program Overview
  • Required course work (Core Curriculum)
    constitutes approximately 2/3 of total academic
    program
  • Completion of in-depth study in a particular
    academic discipline (Academic Major) also
    required

Core Curriculum (Nr of courses in brackets)
TECHNICAL NON-TECHNICAL PROFESSIONAL
Mathematics (4) English (2) Leadership (2)
Chemistry (2) History (3) Ethics (1)
Physics (2) Government (1) Law (1)
Engineering (5) Electives (2) Seamanship Navigation (2)
Tactics (1)
JO Practicum (1)
Foreign Language (4) Physical Ed (8)
COURSES CREDITS
CORE 28 30 88 96
MAJOR 10 - 16 30 54
AVERAGE 41 145
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Financial Considerations
Monetary value of a USNA education 286,000 Your
Initial Cost 2,500
  • Navy pays for tuition, room and board, medical
    dental
  • Midshipmen salary ( 820/month)
  • Actual cash pay grows through the years
  • Initial financial obligation of 2,500 used as
    partial payment for uniforms and supplies,
    including the personal computer
  • Career starter loan (after 2/c year)

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Extra-Curricular Activities
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Varsity Sports
Men's Sports (18)
  • Women's Sports (8)
  • Basketball
  • Crew
  • Cross Country
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Track (indoor outdoor)
  • Volleyball
  • Co-Ed Teams (4)
  • Intercollegiate Sailing
  • Offshore Sailing
  • Rifle
  • Diving
  • Squash
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Soccer
  • Football
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Crew
  • Wrestling
  • Gymnastics
  • Lacrosse
  • Swimming
  • Cross Country
  • Lightweight Crew
  • Sprint Football
  • Water Polo
  • Track (outdoor)
  • Track (indoor)

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Club Sports
  • Men's
  • Boxing
  • Ice Hockey
  • Rugby
  • Volleyball
  • Women's
  • Lacrosse
  • Tennis
  • Rugby
  • Softball

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Intramural Sports
Winter
Fall
Spring
5-on-5 Basketball Brigade Boxing Cross-Country Fla
g Football Racquetball Battalion Sailing 7-a-side
Soccer Team Handball
Climbing Wall3-point ShootPowerlifting Judo Wres
tling Punt/Pass/Kick 10K Run Battalion
Volleyball
Street HockeyGolf TournamentSlow Pitch
Softball 3-on-3 Basketball Fieldball Half
Marathon Battalion Sailing Brigade Boxing
Swim Relay Kayak Race Track Relay Strongest
Mid Wallyball Iron Man Contest Swimming Relay
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Extra Curricular Activities
Scuba Club
Midshipman Action Group
Glee Club
French Club
Cheerleaders
Pipes and Drums
Alpine Racing
Navigators
Flying Club
Drum and Bugle Corps
National Eagle Scout Association
Black Studies Club
36

Summer Training

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The Maritime Continuum
1/C YEAR Seniors
2/C YEAR Juniors
3/C YEAR Sophomores
4/C YEAR Freshmen
PLEBE SUMMER
1/C CRUISE
2/C YEAR
2/C CRUISE
3/C YEAR
3/C CRUISE
PLEBE YEAR
1/C YEAR
NS100 Naval Science
NS40X JO Practicum
FLEET CRUISE
NS310 Strategy Tactics
SAILING/ FLEET CRUISE
NN204 Navigation Piloting
Yard Patrol Boat
BST Sailing/ DC
Advanced Knowledge Celestial/Electronic Nav Tides
and Currents Weather Piloting Mastery At-Sea
Application
Ready for the Fleet Fleet training Warfare-specifi
c practicum
Putting it Together Naval strategy Fleet
communications Warfare tactics LANTPAT execution
The Basics Deck seamanship Charts Intro to
Piloting Rules of the Road Maneuvering Board
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Graduation Requirements
  • Gray Hull Cruise
  • Beginning w/ Class of 2008
  • Navy 26 Local Area Skipper Qual
  • Either
  • YP or Sail Boat Cruise (may substitute 1 year
    active membership in YP Power Squadron or Navy
    Sailing Squadron)
  • Either
  • Navy 44 Local Area Skipper Qual or YP Officer of
    the Deck Underway Qual
  • Complete one of following small unit leadership
    experiences
  • Plebe Detail/Cadre/Training Detail
  • NAPS Cadre
  • Skipper or XO of a sailboat on Sailing Cruise
  • CO, XO, or OpsO of YP Cruise
  • First Class Cruise in officer role

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Opportunities after Graduation

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Mental Development
  • Over 130 Graduate Education Scholarships awarded
    to Class of 2006
  • 4 Rhodes Scholars in 2006, 7 in last 2 years
  • Completed Engineering Accreditation visit in
    November
  • Preparing for Institutional Accreditation Visit
    in February
  • Completing a year-long Academic Review
  • 4 Best Undergraduate Engineering Program

41
2006 Rhodes Scholars
ENS William Kelly
MIDN 1/C Paul Angelo
MIDN 1/C Jacquelyn Hanna
MIDN 1/C Nicholas Schmitz
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A YEAR OF VICTORIES
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Midshipmen Service Assignment
Class of 2006 - 996 Members Male 849 Female 147
  • Unrestricted Line Male Female Restricted Line
    Staff Corps Male Female
  • SWO
  • (Conv) 176 63 Aviation Maintenance 1 0
  • (Nuclear) 19 15 Cryptology 3 2
  • Submarines 89 0 Intelligence 6 0
  • SEALS 21 0 Oceanography 0 0
  • Special Operations 15 0 Medical Corps 8 1
  • Navy Pilot 245 29 Supply Corps 8 0
  • Naval Flight Officer 64 11 Civil Engineering
    Corps 3 0
  • Marine Corps Pilot 68 9
  • Marine Corps NFO 3 2 Interservice Transfer
  • Marine Corps Grd 115 12 Air Force 0 2
  • Army 0 1
  • Coast Guard 0 0

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USNA Stats

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Class of 2009 Overview
  • Desired class size 1,220
  • Applicants 11,259
  • Applicants with a nomination 4,320
  • Qualified applicants 1,812
  • Offers of admission 1,503
  • Admitted 1,220

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Class of 2009
  • Rank in High School Class
  • First fifth......................................
    .................................... 81.5
  • Second fifth.....................................
    ................................ 13
  • Third fifth......................................
    ................................... 4
  • Fourth fifth.....................................
    ................................. 1.3
  • Fifth fifth......................................
    .................................... .2
  • School Honors Activities
  • Student body/council/president/VP................
    ............ 9
  • Class president or vice president................
    ............... 9
  • School publication staff.........................
    ...................... 24
  • National Honor Society...........................
    ..................... 59
  • Varsity athletics................................
    ............................ 91
  • Dramatics, public speaking, debating.............
    ........... 85
  • Leader of musical group..........................
    .................... 9
  • Eagle Scout/Gold Award...........................
    ................... 13
  • Boys/Girls State or Nation.......................
    .................... 14

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BRIGADE OF MIDSHIPMEN
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