US Military Academy Information

Please check each academy for deadlines.

U.S. Military Academy

West Point, New York

U.S. Air Force Academy

Colorado Springs, Colorado

U.S. Naval Academy

Annapolis, Maryland

U.S. Merchant Marine Academy

Kings Point, New York

U.S. Coast Guard Academy

New London, Connecticut

USCGA does not require a Congressional endorsement

US Military Congressional Appointments

Please check with each office for internal deadlines for appointments.

Senator Reed's office for academy appointments


Senator Whitehouse's office for academy appointments


Congressman Cicilline's office for academy appointments

US Military Academy entrance criteria:

  • At least 17 years of age
  • US Citizen
  • Unmarried
  • Not pregnant
  • No legel obligation to support children

The Ideal candidate should:

  • Demonstrate sound leadership qualities
  • Above average high school record
  • Storng performance on the ACT or SAT
  • Good physical and mental health
  • Pass a medical exam
  • Proven athletic ability


Anyone interested in pursuing a career or college options through the military should visit with a recruiter during school visits, contact their school counselor, or go to military or armed forces  or any one of the websites for the US Army, US Air Force, US Navy and US Marines.

Please see the information on opportunities for the US Army at the bottom of the page.  The US army offers great scholarships and leadership training. 

All young men must regsiter with the selectives service when they turn 18 years of age.  Please go to the selective service for more details.

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