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How hard is it to get into Annapolis and can I get accepted? The school has a 8% acceptance rate ranking it #1 in Maryland for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,360 out of 16,332 applicants were admitted making Annapolis an extremely competitive school to get into with a very low chance of acceptance - even for applicants with the highest scores and grades. Academically, it has extremely high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 18 percent. United States Naval Academy typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Of those applicants who were admitted, 87% chose to enroll. This indicates that admission to the school is highly desirable and it may be a primary choice for many students. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||620|
|SAT Math 25th||620|
|SAT Composite 25th||1240|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||710|
|SAT Math 75th||750|
|SAT Composite 75th||1460|
|Average SAT Score||1350|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to United States Naval Academy?
United States Naval Academy typically requires applicants to be in the top 19 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1240 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1130. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1350 out of 1600. The school ranks #3 in Maryland for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 68 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1460 and Above||Good||>13%|
|1350 to 1460||Avg +||8%-13%|
|1240 to 1350||Avg -||5%-8%|
|1130 to 1240||Reach||3%-5%|
|Less than 1130||Low||<3%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||26|
|ACT Math 25th||26|
|ACT Composite 25th||26|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||32|
|ACT Math 75th||35|
|ACT Composite 75th||32|
|Average ACT Score||29|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Annapolis?
Admission data indicates that Annapolis regularly accepts students with ACT's of 26 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 18 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 23 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 29 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 32 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #4 in Maryland for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 74 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to United States Naval Academy.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|32 and Above||Good||>13%|
|29 to 32||Avg +||8%-13%|
|26 to 29||Avg -||5%-8%|
|23 to 26||Reach||3%-5%|
|Less than 23||Low||<3%|
What GPA do you need to get into United States Naval Academy?
Applicants require exceptionally good grades to get into Annapolis. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at United States Naval Academy was 3.8 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #2 in Maryland for highest average GPA. Given the school's very highly selective admissions, acceptance at Annapolis extremely difficult and unlikely even with a 3.8 GPA. The school should be considered a reach even if you have a 3.8 GPA.
*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.8 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.
54% of United States Naval Academy freshman were in the top ten percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||54%|
|Top 25% of class||81%|
|Top 50% of class||95%|
|Bottom 50% of class||6%|
|Bottom 25% of class||0%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||82%||89%||87%|
The application deadline for Fall 2021 has passed. Applications were due on Dec 1, 2020.
What are the requirements for admission to United States Naval Academy and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=164155 IPEDS survey data for United States Naval Academy.
68% of students submit their SAT scores to Annapolis. 74% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
8% of those who apply are granted admission to Annapolis. Admission competition is extreme and the college has exceptional admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1240 and 1460. 68% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 26 and 32. 74% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.