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Colleges / United States Naval Academy

United States Naval Academy

Annapolis, MD 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate9%
Acceptance Rate9%

Naval Academy Annapolis Academics

United States Naval Academy requires at least 137 semester hours to complete a bachelor's degree.

There is no accelarated degree program at Naval Academy Annapolis, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. The school accepts AP creditbut not IB credits. Many students like to take classes in the summer, to earn extra credits. However, Naval Academy Annapolis does not offer classes during the summer.

NOTE: Around 86% of students who start college at Naval Academy Annapolis finish the requirements for graduation within six years.

Naval Academy Annapolis offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program X
Transfer Credits Accepted Unknown
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted X
Summer Classes Available X
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Naval Academy Annapolis may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

What Classes Do I Have To Take At Naval Academy Annapolis?

Naval Academy Annapolis has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement

Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for Naval Academy Annapolis.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math true
Science true
Computer Yes

Reminder: Check with Naval Academy Annapolis directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Naval Academy Annapolis

When choosing a major, Naval Academy Annapolis students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Naval Academy Annapolis.

Student Designed Majors

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.

Senior Projects

Naval Academy Annapolis does not require a senior project for all students.

Double Majoring at Naval Academy Annapolis

Naval Academy Annapolis offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Declaring a double major may mean taking more courses, but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.

Frequently Asked Questions About United States Naval Academy

Does Naval Academy Annapolis Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

❌ Naval Academy Annapolis does not offer services for students with disabilities.

Does Naval Academy Annapolis Offer Online Classes?

❌ Naval Academy Annapolis does not have distance learning options or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.

Does Naval Academy Annapolis Offer Credit for AP Classes?

✅ Naval Academy Annapolis offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Naval Academy Annapolis Have An Honors Program?

✅ Naval Academy Annapolis offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Naval Academy Annapolis.

Does Naval Academy Annapolis Require Internships?

❌ Naval Academy Annapolis studets are not required to complete an internship.

Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While Naval Academy Annapolis does not require internships for students of any major, internships can help students gain hands-on work experience for their resume, and explore career paths that interest them without committing to one path.

Additional Information About United States Naval Academy

United States Naval Academy Library

The main library on campus is the Nimitz Library and there are no other libraries on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Naval Academy Annapolis

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

Naval Academy Annapolis does not have any dual degree programs available for students.


Does Naval Academy Annapolis have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Naval Academy Annapolis does not have any ROTC programs.

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Application Deadline

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