USNA  | Steps for Admission

6. Medical Examination:
The Admissions Department will submit the candidate contact information to the Department of Defense Medical Examination Review Board (DoDMERB). After a candidate completes 50% of the USNA application, DoDMERB will contact candidates regarding the scheduling of medical examination.

The results of the examination will be forwarded to USNA automatically.


Having a disqualifying condition does not impact the evaluation of the candidate for an Offer of Appointment.

If the candidate is found to have a disqualifying condition, he or she will be automatically considered for a waiver if/when he or she is found qualified in all other aspects for Appointment (physical, academic and nomination).

Candidates need not write to request a waiver, nor should they send additional medical information to the Naval Academy for review. The Waiver process will be coordinated through DODMERB.

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