United States Naval Academy: Narrative Description
UNITED STATES NAVAL ACADEMY F-10
121 Blake Rd.
Annapolis, MD 21402-5000
Web Site: http://www.usna.edu/
Federally supported, 4-year, coed. Awards bachelor's degrees. Founded 1845. Setting: 329-acre small town campus with easy access to Baltimore and Washington, DC. Total enrollment: 4,349. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 7:1. 14,426 applied, 10% were admitted. 57% from top 10% of their high school class, 84% from top quarter, 96% from top half. 135 class presidents, 135 student government officers. Full-time: 4,349 students, 17% women, 83% men. Students come from 54 states and territories, 21 other countries, 96% from out-of-state, 2% Native American, 9% Hispanic, 7% black, 5% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 2% 25 or older, 100% live on campus, 0% transferred in. Retention: 96% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: social sciences and history; engineering/engineering technologies; physical sciences. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, advanced placement, honors program, independent study, double major, summer session for credit.
Required: essay, high school transcript, minimum 2.0 high school GPA, 2 recommendations, interview, authorized nomination, SAT or ACT. Entrance: very difficult. Application deadline: 1/31. Notification: 4/15.
Costs Per Year:
Application fee: $0.
Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, marching band, student-run radio station. Social organizations: 75 open to all. Most popular organizations: Mountaineering Club, Semper Fi, Black Studies Club, Midshipmen Action Club, Martial Arts Club. Major annual events: Parents' Weekend, Army-Navy football game, Commissioning Week. Student services: legal services, health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, student patrols, front gate security. 4,500 college housing spaces available; 4,349 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required through senior year. Option: coed housing available. Nimitz Library plus 1 other with 800,000 books, 1,892 serials, and an OPAC. 6,100 computers available on campus for general student use. Computer purchase/lease plans available. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.
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