United States Naval Academy: Statistics

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#846 of 14,131 In the World
#264 of 2,597 In North America
#234 of 2,496 In the United States
#5 of 34 In Maryland
#1 of 2 In Annapolis
#36 of 1,018 For Marine Engineering
Top50% For 36 other topics

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Acceptance rate
9%
Average SAT
1340
Average ACT
31
Undergraduates
4,594
Male:Female Ratio
71:29
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree
Website
usna.edu

United States Naval Academy Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 9% 9% 9%
Applicants 15,699 11,121 4,578
Admissions 1,426 996 430
Freshmen enrolled full time 1,194 830 364

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
842 or 71%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1230
or below

75% of them
had 1450
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in United States Naval Academy are 1230-1450 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
709 or 60%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 28
or below

75% of them
had 33
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in United States Naval Academy are 28-33 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school record Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 2816 (61%)
Hispanic 543 (12%)
Two or more races 456 (10%)
Asian 348 (8%)
Black or African American 299 (7%)
Nonresident Alien 58 (1%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 46 (1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 22 (0.5%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 5 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 4,667

United States Naval Academy Majors

Major Bachelor's
Political Science and Government, General 127
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics 117
Aerospace, Aeronautical, and Astronautical & Space Engineering, General 72
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering 70
Mechanical Engineering 68
Cyber & Electronic Operations and Warfare 65
English Language and Literature, General 62
Ocean Engineering 51
History, General 49
Chemistry, General 38
Operations Research 36
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical 35
Computer Science 34
Physics, General 30
Mathematics, Other 28
Physical Sciences, General 22
Mathematics, General 18
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering 18
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 17
Engineering, General 16
Nuclear Engineering 16
Arabic Language and Literature 11
Computer Engineering, General 11
Information Technology 10
Chinese Language and Literature 8
General Studies 3
Grand Total 1,032
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 90% 91% 87%
  • Full-time retention rate - 97%

Publications & Citations

Publications
7,561
Citations
162,939

Publication / Citation count by topic

Engineering
2,951 / 47,166
Physics
1,852 / 62,572
Chemistry
1,246 / 32,268
Materials Science
1,000 / 23,098
Computer Science
931 / 14,535
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
857 / 12,064
Environmental Science
603 / 15,099
Automation and Control engineering
400 / 7,625
Mathematics
400 / 4,949
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
370 / 7,665
Business
341 / 5,276
Medicine
313 / 12,618
Geology
219 / 4,792
Political Science
214 / 2,464
Optical Engineering
213 / 5,803
Economics
212 / 3,821
Psychology
211 / 9,468
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
207 / 6,727
Art & Design
200 / 2,869
Biology
198 / 8,489
Structural Engineering
188 / 2,585
Marine Engineering
185 / 2,083
Atomic and Molecular physics
171 / 9,687
Nuclear Physics
159 / 21,056
Acoustical Engineering
157 / 1,811
Computer Vision
155 / 3,049
Electronic Engineering
151 / 1,200
Astrophysics and Astronomy
148 / 5,750
Electrical Engineering
131 / 1,740
Aerospace Engineering
130 / 519
Quantum and Particle physics
124 / 8,146
Military science
120 / 846
Mechanical Engineering
118 / 2,222
Law
112 / 1,489
Sociology
111 / 730
History
109 / 231
Blockchain and Cryptography
105 / 1,138
Systems Engineering
102 / 589
Condensed Matter Physics
99 / 1,631
Demography
96 / 2,648

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 78 409
1992 73 411
1993 67 391
1994 85 470
1995 78 525
1996 100 586
1997 137 709
1998 128 865
1999 147 1088
2000 147 1191
2001 172 1492
2002 198 1842
2003 188 2286
2004 195 2742
2005 267 3654
2006 257 4144
2007 316 4709
2008 301 5446
2009 331 6261
2010 338 7080
2011 393 8732
2012 360 8817
2013 397 10174
2014 422 10908
2015 412 11981
2016 405 12389
2017 449 12847
2018 435 12902
2019 481 14204
2020 495 16165
2021 417 16672

United States Naval Academy alumni

  1. Jimmy Carter

    Jimmy Carter
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1924-.. (age 98)
    Enrolled in United States Naval Academy
    In 1946 studied physics
    Occupations
    businesspersonpoliticianenvironmentalistwriterdiplomat
    Biography

    James Earl Carter Jr. is an American former politician who served as the 39th president of the United States from 1977 to 1981. A member of the Democratic Party, he previously served as the 76th governor of Georgia from 1971 to 1975 and as a Georgia state senator from 1963 to 1967. Since leaving office, Carter has remained engaged in political and social projects, receiving the Nobel Peace Prize in 2002 for his humanitarian work.

  2. John McCain

    John McCain
    Born in
    Panama Flag Panama
    Years
    1936-2018 (aged 82)
    Enrolled in United States Naval Academy
    Studied in 1958
    Occupations
    fighter pilotstatespersontelevision presenterscreenwriterauthor
    Biography

    John Sidney McCain III was an American politician, statesman, and United States Navy officer who served as a United States Senator for Arizona from 1987 until his death in 2018. He previously served two terms in the United States House of Representatives and was the Republican nominee for president of the United States in the 2008 election, which he lost to Barack Obama.

  3. Ross Perot

    Ross Perot
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1930-2019 (aged 89)
    Occupations
    entrepreneurnaval officerpolitician
    Biography

    Henry Ross Perot was an American business magnate, billionaire, politician and philanthropist. He was the founder and chief executive officer of Electronic Data Systems and Perot Systems. He ran an independent campaign in the 1992 U.S. presidential election and a third-party campaign in the 1996 U.S. presidential election as the nominee of the Reform Party, which was formed by grassroots supporters of Perot's 1992 campaign. Although he failed to carry a single state in either election, both campaigns were among the strongest presidential showings by a third party or independent candidate in U.S. history.

  4. Alan Shepard

    Alan Shepard
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1923-1998 (aged 75)
    Occupations
    aircraft pilotentrepreneurastronautnaval officer
    Biography

    Alan Bartlett Shepard Jr. was an American astronaut, naval aviator, test pilot, and businessman. In 1961, he became the second person and the first American to travel into space, and in 1971, he walked on the Moon.

General info

Alternative names Navy
Annapolis
USNA
Founded 1845
Motto Ex Scientia Tridens
From knowledge, seapower
Colors navy blue, gold
Academic Calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 913
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address 121 Blake Road
Annapolis, Maryland, 21402-1300
United States
City population 39,000
Phone 4102931482
Fax +1 (410) 293 2303

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