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Naval Academy Accepting Applications for Summer Seminar

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, January 27, 2015 2:36 PM by mediarelations@usna.edu

Press Release #003-15  ANNAPOLIS, Md.—Applications are now being accepted through March 31 for the Naval Academy’s Summer Seminar. Students have the opportunity to choose from three different sessions: May 30 – June 4, June 6 –11, and June 13 –18.

The Naval Academy Summer Seminar is a fast-paced, six-day experience for high achievers who have completed their junior year in high school. Summer Seminar teaches students about life at the Naval Academy, where academics, athletics, and professional training play equally important roles in developing our nation's leaders.

Summer Seminar accepts 2,550 students (850 for each of the three sessions) from roughly 8,000 applications each year.

Tuition for Summer Seminar is $450 and covers room and board, as well as a variety of materials. Students should plan on bringing extra cash for snacks and souvenirs.                                   

For more information about the Summer Seminar and the application process, visit www.usna.edu/Admissions/NASS/ or call (410) 293-1858.             

Founded in 1845, the U.S. Naval Academy today is a prestigious four-year service academy that prepares midshipmen morally, mentally and physically to be professional officers in the naval service.  More than 4,400 men and women representing every state in the U.S. and several foreign countries make up the student body, known as the Brigade of Midshipmen. Midshipmen learn from military and civilian instructors and participate in intercollegiate varsity sports and extracurricular activities. They also study subjects like small arms, drill, seamanship and navigation, tactics, naval engineering and weapons, leadership, ethics and military law.  Upon graduation, midshipmen earn a tax-payer funded Bachelor of Science degree in a choice of 25 different subject majors and go on to serve at least five years of exciting and rewarding service as commissioned officers in the U.S. Navy or U.S. Marine Corps.

For more information about the Naval Academy, please visit: www.usna.edu or our Facebook page.  

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