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Institutional Research, Planning & Analysis

Midshipmen Achievement

Employment Rates

USNA graduates enjoy 100% post graduation employment.

Graduates earn a bachelor of science degree and are commissioned as ensigns in the Navy or second lieutenants in the Marine Corps.  Newly commissioned officers must serve on active duty for a minimum 5 year commitment.




First Year Retention Rates

First year retention rate for midshipmen retained as of August 31 of sophomore year. Note that this includes the period known as Plebe Summer consisting of a 7 week military indoctrination before the start of freshman fall classes.
Class 1st Year Retention Rate
2017 95%
2018 96%
2019 96%
2020 95%
2021 97%
2022 96%
2023 95%
2024 96%



Overall Graduation Rates

Graduation rates for midshipmen up to 6 years after USNA I-Day (formal induction into the Navy and beginning of Plebe Summer consists of a 7 week military indoctrination before the start of Fall classes). GradRates.PNG
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