United States Naval Academy

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2022 Acceptance Rate
10.8%
12,927 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
4,450
100% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
89.6%
1,031 Graduates

About

United States Naval Academy is a higher education institution located in Anne Arundel County, MD. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at United States Naval Academy were Econometrics & Quantitative Economics (172 degrees awarded), General Political Science & Government (119 degrees), and Operations Research (102 degrees).

In 2022, 1,149 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at United States Naval Academy. 28.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 71.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (722 degrees), 5.73 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (126 degrees).

Admissions

United States Naval Academy received 12,927 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 20.5% annual growth. Out of those 12,927 applicants, 1,390 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 10.8% acceptance rate.

There were 4,450 students enrolled at United States Naval Academy in 2022. 74% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

United States Naval Academy has an overall enrollment yield of 85.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

10.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
1,390
Accepted Out of 12,927

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of United States Naval Academy was 10.8% (1,390 admissions from 12,927 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 8.45%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 20.5%, while admissions grew by 1.16%..

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SAT Scores

74%
Submission Percentage (2022)
828
Scores Submitted (2022)

74% of enrolled first-time students at United States Naval Academy in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

United States Naval Academy had a total enrollment of 4,450 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at United States Naval Academy is 4,450 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at United States Naval Academy are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at United States Naval Academy, both undergraduate and graduate, is 59.2% White, 13.7% Hispanic or Latino, 9.51% Two or More Races, 8.85% Asian, 6% Black or African American, 0.292% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.135% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at United States Naval Academy in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (42.2%), followed by White Female (17%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (9.28%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at United States Naval Academy in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,450 students. The full-time enrollment at United States Naval Academy is 4,450 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at United States Naval Academy are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

97%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at United States Naval Academy was 97%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), United States Naval Academy had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,634 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    608 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    423 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at United States Naval Academy is 59.2% White, 13.7% Hispanic or Latino, 9.51% Two or More Races, 8.85% Asian, 6% Black or African American, 0.292% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.135% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 47 students (1.06%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 497 fewer women than men received degrees from United States Naval Academy. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at United States Naval Academy is white (722 degrees awarded). There were 5.73 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (126 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at United States Naval Academy is Econometrics & Quantitative Economics (172 degrees awarded), followed by General Political Science & Government (119 degrees) and Operations Research (102 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at United States Naval Academy, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Applied Sciences (97 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (123 degrees), and Engineering (390 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at United States Naval Academy are Other managers (637,385 people), Software developers (523,605 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (517,493 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (374,470 people), and Postsecondary teachers (338,670 people).

The most specialized majors at United States Naval Academy in 2022 are Applied Sciences (97 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (123 degrees), Engineering (390 degrees), History (47 degrees), and Social Sciences (291 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at United States Naval Academy are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Podiatrists, Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at United States Naval Academy are Applied Sciences (97 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (123 degrees), Engineering (390 degrees), History (47 degrees), and Social Sciences (291 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at United States Naval Academy are Elementary & secondary schools (711,755 people), Computer Systems Design (705,499 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (682,999 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (506,514 people), and Legal services (412,937 people).

The most specialized majors at United States Naval Academy are Applied Sciences (97 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (123 degrees), Engineering (390 degrees), History (47 degrees), and Social Sciences (291 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by United States Naval Academy.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 172 degrees awarded
  2. 119 degrees awarded
  3. 102 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at United States Naval Academy was Econometrics & Quantitative Economics with 172 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree-majors recipients from bachelors degree programs at United States Naval Academy according to their major.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

823
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
326
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 823 degrees were awarded to men at United States Naval Academy, which is 2.52 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (326).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 147 degrees were awarded to men at United States Naval Academy in Econometrics & Quantitative Economics, which is 5.88 times more than the 25 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 43 degrees were awarded to men at United States Naval Academy in General Political Science & Government, which is 0.566 times less than the 76 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

88%
100% Completion Time
90%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 88% of students graduating from United States Naval Academy completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 90% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 90% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at United States Naval Academy is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.36% of graduates (14 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    722 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    126 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    103 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at United States Naval Academy is white (722 degrees awarded). There were 5.73 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (126 degrees).

0.957% of degree recipients (11 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    528 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    194 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    85 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at United States Naval Academy is white male (528 degrees awarded). There were 2.72 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (194 degrees).

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Operations

United States Naval Academy employs 125 Professors, 90 Associate professors and 69 Assistant professors. Most academics at United States Naval Academy are Male Professor (89), Male Associate professor (67), and Male Assistant professor (37).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at United States Naval Academy are: Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 138 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 82 employees, and Service with 59 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$238M
2022 Salaries
0.581%
growth from 2021

In 2022, United States Naval Academy paid a median of $238M in salaries, a 0.581% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$42.4M
Instructional Salaries
325
Number of Employees

In 2022, United States Naval Academy paid a total of $42.4M to 325 employees working as instructors, which represents 17.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
125 Employees
Computer, Engineering, and Science
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
138 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at United States Naval Academy were Professor with 125 employees, Associate professor with 90 employees, and Assistant professor with 69 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at United States Naval Academy were Computer, Engineering, and Science with 138 employees, Business and Financial Operations with 82 employees, and Service with 59 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at United States Naval Academy was Male Professor with 89 employees, Male Associate professor with 67 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 37 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at United States Naval Academy.

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