United States Naval Academy

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Acceptance Rate 8 %
SAT Average 1,350
Student Population 4,512
Graduation Rate 92 %
Students:Faculty 8

Academic Overview

United States Naval Academy Campus, Annapolis, MD
The United States Naval Academy (USNA, Annapolis, or simply Navy) is a federal service academy adjacent to Annapolis, Maryland. Established on 10 October 1845, under Secretary of the Navy George Bancroft, it is the second oldest of the five U.S. service academies, and educates officers for commissioning primarily into the United States Navy and United States Marine Corps. The 338-acre (137 ha) campus is located on the former grounds of Fort Severn at the confluence of the Severn River and Chesapeake Bay in Anne Arundel County, 33 miles (53 km) east of Washington, D.C. and 26 miles (42 km) southeast of Baltimore. The entire campus (known to insiders as "the Yard") is a National Historic Landmark and home to many historic sites, buildings, and monuments. It replaced Philadelphia Naval Asylum, in Philadelphia, that served as the first United States Naval Academy from 1838 to 1845 when the Naval Academy formed in Annapolis. United States Naval Academy is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Annapolis, Maryland. It is a Baccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Bachelor's degree. The school offers only undergraduate programs and a total of 4,512 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 8% and the graduation rate is 92% last year.

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at Navy. The acceptance rate of Navy is 8% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 87%. The average graduation rate is 92% and no students have transferred out from the school. A total of 4,512 students is attending , and the student to faculty ratio is 8 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for United States Naval Academy is 8 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for United States Naval Academy is 92 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for United States Naval Academy is 97 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for United States Naval Academy is 4,512
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for United States Naval Academy is 8 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
8 to 1

Offered Degrees

Navy offers 27 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree270

Special Learning Opportunities

United States Naval Academy does not offer online classes (distance learning opportunities) for any degree program. The school provides study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Freshmen (full-time) are required to live in on-campus house (e.g. dorms) at United States Naval Academy.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassNo
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:4,667)
Board/Meal Plan