Steps for Admissions
Social Security Number
You must have a social security number to apply to the U.S. Naval Academy.
Check your Eligibility
Applicants must be an United States citizen of good moral character; at least 17 and not past their 23rd birthday on 1 July of the year they would enter the Academy; unmarried; not pregnant; and have no dependents.
A preliminary application must be submitted to become an official candidate for next year's entering class. If you have applied for our Summer Seminar program, please do not submit a preliminary application, as these two applications are the same. Read more and apply