U.S. Naval Academy

Annapolis, MD 21402


General College Information:

Public 4-year military service college, founded 1845. All graduates receive a BS degree and a commission as an Ensign in the Navy or as a Second Lieutenant in the Marine Corps.

Small town campus setting on 329 acres, located in Annapolis (population=35,000), 30 miles southeast of Baltimore and 35 miles east of Washington, DC.

Semester-based academic year

Total Student Population (approx.): 4400 undergraduates; 0 graduate students; 0 professional/other.

Undergraduates (approx.): 100% full-time; 4% from Maryland; 22% minorities (6% African-American; 5% Asian-American; 9% Hispanic-American; 2% Native American); 1% international students; 18% women.

On-Campus Housing:
Undergrad: Req'd through senior year; 100% of students live on-campus.
Graduate: N/A - See the
Naval Postgraduate School for graduate studies.

Annual Tuition and Fees for FT Students (approx.):  (To check the most current rates: Current Rates)
Undergrads: $0 tuition
Grad Students: N/A


1) In return for a free education, graduates have certain obligations, including serving at least 5 years of active duty military service.

2) Each cadet receives around $900/month in pay (designed to cover basic expenses for uniforms, a computer, textbooks and other necessary items).

Annual Room and Board (approx.): $0 (provided free of charge)

Virtual Tour:  Not Available

Engineering Program Information:

Program Name: Division of Engineering and Weapons (www.usna.edu/EngineeringandWeapons)

Engineering Student Population (approx.): 1250 undergraduates; 0 graduate students.

Engineering Departments:

Aerospace Engineering (AE)

Electrical Engineering (EE)

Mechanical Engineering (ME)

Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering (NAOE)

Weapons and Systems Engineering (WSE)

Degrees Offered: (B=Bachelor's; M=Master's; D=Doctorate)


Dept B M D

Aerospace Engineering

AE X    

Electrical Engineering

EE X    

General Engineering

-- X    

Mechanical Engineering

ME X    

Naval Architecture

NAOE X    

Ocean Engineering

NAOE X    

Systems Engineering

WSE X    

Undergraduate Admissions Statistics (2009): (university-wide admissions)

Offered Admission/Applied (% Accepted): 1464/15342 (9%)

Enrolled/Offered Admission (% Enrolled): 1251/1464 (85%)

Notable Engineering Program Rankings:

A Top 50 Undergraduate Engineering Program (per US News; ranked # 17 overall; #5 amongst schools not having a doctoral program)

Other Information Regarding The School And Its Engineering Program:

A detailed profile of this school's engineering program is provided online at the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) website at: http://profiles.asee.org

Contact Information:



Mailing Address

Phone / Email

General College Contacts:

Main Website/
General Address and Phone


121 Blake Road
Annapolis, MD 21402-5000

(410) 293-1000

Admissions Office


117 Decatur Road
Annapolis, MD 21402-5018

(410) 293-4361
see website for email

Engineering Program Contacts:

Division of Engineering and Weapons


307 Rickover Hall, MS 11A
Annapolis, MD 21402

(410) 293-6310
see website for email

Dept of Aerospace Engineering


590 Holloway Road
Annapolis, MD 21402-5042

(410) 293-6400
see website for email

Dept of Electrical Engineering


327 Maury Hall, MS 14B
105 Maryland Ave
Annapolis, MD 21402-5025

(410) 293-6150
see website for email

Dept of Mechanical Engineering


590 Holloway Road
Annapolis, MD 21402-5042

(410) 293-6500

Dept of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering


MS 11D
590 Holloway Road
Annapolis, MD 21402-5042

(410) 293-6420

Dept of Weapons and Systems Engineering


105 Maryland Ave
Annapolis, MD 21402-5025

(410) 293-6101
see website for email

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