Annapolis, the United States Naval Academy, is one of the most selective colleges in the country. All costs are covered, and students receive benefits and a modest monthly salary. Applicants must seek a nomination, usually from a member of congress. Upon graduation, all students have a five-year active duty obligation. Some officers pursuing aviation will have longer requirements. Located in Maryland, the Annapolis campus is an active naval base. Athletics are important at the Naval Academy, and the school competes in the NCAA Division I Patriot League.
Admissions Data (2013):
- Percent of Applicants Admitted: 7%
- GPA, SAT and ACT graph for Annapolis
- What Are Your Chances? (from Cappex.com)
- Test Scores -- 25th / 75th Percentile
- SAT Critical Reading: 570 / 680
- SAT Math: 610 / 700
- SAT Writing: - / -
- ACT Composite: - / -
- ACT English: 25 / 32
- ACT Math: 26 / 32
- Total Enrollment: 4,536 (all undergraduate)
- Gender Breakdown: 79% Male / 21% Female
- 100% Full-time
Annapolis Costs and Financial Aid:
From the Annapolis website:
"The Navy pays for the tuition, room and board, and medical and dental care of Naval Academy midshipmen. You also enjoy regular active-duty benefits including access to military commissaries and exchanges, commercial transportation and lodging discounts and the ability to fly space-available in military aircraft around the world. Midshipmen pay is $864.00 monthly, from which laundry, barber, cobbler, activities fees, yearbook and other service charges are deducted..."
Most Popular Majors:
Aerospace Economics, Engineering, History, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Ocean Engineering, Political Science, Systems Engineering
National Center for Educational Statistics
Annapolis Mission Statement:
mission statement from http://www.usna.edu/About/mission.php
"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."