Online Viewbook
Midshipmen on one of USNA's 44' Sailboats
Chapel dome with blooming tree

Online Viewbook

As the undergraduate college of our country's naval service, the Naval Academy prepares young men and women to become professional officers of competence, character, and compassion in the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. Naval Academy students are midshipmen on active duty in the U.S. Navy. They attend the academy for four years, graduating with bachelor of science degrees and commissions as ensigns in the Navy or second lieutenants in the Marine Corps.


United States Naval Academy | Around the Yard | History | Mission | Program | Moral Development | Mental Development | Physical Development | About our Midshipmen | Professional and Leadership Training | Our Commitment | Your Commitment


Eligibility Requirements | How to Become Competitive for Admission and Prepare for Academic Success | Steps Toward Gaining Admission | Selection for Appointment | Naval Service Obligation | Induction Day Requirements | Oath of Office | Admissions FAQ | Medical Considerations | Naval Academy Information (Blue and Gold) Officers | Admissions Events | Visiting the Academy

Life at the Naval Academy

Definitions | Living with Honor | Life in the Brigade | Plebe Summer | Academic Year | Summer Training | Leadership Responsibility | Spiritual Opportunities | Extracurricular Activities | Local and Area Attractions | Midshipmen Pay and Benefits | Leave and Privileges | Alcohol and Drugs | Prevention and Deterrence of Sexual Harassment and Assault | Vice Admiral James B. Stockdale Center for Ethical Leadership 


Accreditation | Degree Awarded | Educational Philosophy | Faculty | Academic Advising | Core Curriculum | Advanced Placement | Majors Program | Special Academic Opportunities | Facilities | Nimitz Library | Resources Afloat | Professional Courses and Training | Physical Education Training | Summer Courses and Training | Leadership Development | Grading | Recognition of Excellence | Honor Societies | Graduation Requirements | Awards | Advanced Education

Division of Engineering and Weapons

Aerospace Engineering Department | Electrical and Computer Engineering Department | Mechanical Engineering Department | Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering Department | Weapons and Systems Engineering Department

Division of Humanities and Social Sciences

Economics Department | English Department | History Department | Languages and Cultures Department | Political Science Department

Division of Mathematics and Science

Chemistry Department | Computer Science Department | Mathematics Department | Oceanography Department | Physics Department

Division of Professional Development

Seamanship and Navigation Department | Career Information and Officer Accessions Department | Waterfront Readiness Department

Division of Leadership Education and Development

Leadership, Ethics and Law Department | Leadership Development and Research Department | Leadership Education and Development (LEAD) Program for Company Officers


Intercollegiate Athletics | Intramural/Club Sports Program | Athletic Facilities

Career Opportunities After Graduation

Service Assignment | Surface Warfare | Nuclear Power – Surface | Submarine Force | Naval Aviation | Marine Corps | Special Operations and Special Warfare | Restricted Line and Staff Corps Specialties | Assignments for Women | Career Choices | Typical Pay and Allowances for Junior Naval Officers | After Your First Tour of Duty


Superintendent’s Staff | Notable Accomplishments of U.S. Naval Academy Graduates |  Board of Visitors | Public Affairs Office | Supporting Organizations | U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association and Foundation | Naval Academy Athletic Association | Naval Academy Sailing Foundation | Naval Academy Museum

Further Information

For more information, call the Admissions Office at (410) 293-4361, or write:

Office of Admissions

United States Naval Academy
Halsey Field House
52 King George Street
Annapolis, MD 21402-5018

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