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Naval Academy Annapolis Student Life

Naval Academy Annapolis is on a 338-acre campus in a small town setting in Annapolis, Maryland, not far from Baltimore and Washington and DC. There are many activities and organizations for Naval Academy Annapolis students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, , a radio station and more.

Naval Academy Annapolis does not have fraternities or sororities.

Naval Academy Annapolis has a thriving Mountaineering Club. In fact, more students participate in Mountaineering Club than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Naval Academy Annapolis include Semper Fi, Black Studies Club, Midshipmen Action Club and Martial Arts Club.

The Naval Academy Annapolis community comes together each year for Parents' Weekend, Army-Navy Football Game and Commissioning Week.

Naval Academy Annapolis Housing

Naval Academy Annapolis offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most Naval Academy Annapolis students live off campus. In 2021, 100% of undergrads at Naval Academy Annapolis lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 0% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Naval Academy Annapolis. There are 4,700 spots available in on-campus housing for all 4,525 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 4,511 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 50% students stay on-campus. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.

Naval Academy Annapolis offers coed housing.

Naval Academy Annapolis Athletics

At Naval Academy Annapolis there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Naval Academy Annapolis:

Sport Men's Intramural Women's Intramural Men's Division Women's Division Men's Scholarships Women's Scholarships
Crew NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Golf NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Gymnastics NCAA Division 1 Intercollegiate Club Teams
Riflery NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Swimming And Diving NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Tennis NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Track And Field NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Cheerleading Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Fencing Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Ice Hockey Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Rugby Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Skiing (Downhill) Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Lacrosse Club Teams Club Teams NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Basketball NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Sailing NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Soccer NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Volleyball Intercollegiate Club Teams NCAA Division 1
Weight Lifting Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams

Is Naval Academy Annapolis Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

United States Naval Academy is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Naval Academy Annapolis campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Additionally, Naval Academy Annapolis has campus gate security.

Plan a Visit to Naval Academy Annapolis

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Naval Academy Annapolis, take Maryland Route 50, Interstate 97 to Annapolis, MD. If you need to fly, book your flight to Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Maryland you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Naval Academy Annapolis's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

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