USNA  | Steps for Admission

4. Apply for Nomination

To receive an offer of appointment to the Naval Academy, an applicant must obtain a nomination from an official source. There are many nomination sources and candidates are encouraged to apply to all available sources.

Nomination deadlines are set by individual Congressmen and Senators, please check your nomination source's website for details.

The Naval Academy accepts nominations until the end of January.  Nominating sources will notify the Naval Academy so there is no need to notify the Naval Academy of which nominations you have received.

Nomination Process and Reference Information

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Nomination Applications

(Contact your senators & congressman for their respective applications)

Nomination Sources
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