In the current economic climate, the majority of college applicants are looking for a good educational value. The most attractive education, of course, is one that has strong academics and costs nothing. The United States Military Academies fit this description. Tuition as well as most if not all fees are covered by tax payers. The quality of the education tends to rank well nationally. Undergraduates have five options from which to choose. Click on the school's name to learn more including admission requirements:
- The Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs
- Annapolis in Maryland
- The Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut
- The Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, New York
- West Point in New York
Of course, an education at a military academy does not come entirely free of cost, for all graduates must serve in the military for at least five years upon graduation. Is a free, high-quality education worth five years of service? Share your thoughts.