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Military Service Academy Contact Information

The President of the United States, Vice President, Members of Congress and some other agencies and organizations have the authority to nominate persons for admission to a Service Academy.

Applicants should direct any questions regarding the admissions process for a particular Academy to the Academy's Admissions office. Applicants are responsible for initiating a pre-candidate file at each Academy to which they are seeking a nomination. Contact information for each of the academies is listed below.

United States Military Academy

Director of Admissions
United States Military Academy
606 Thayer Road
West Point, New York 10996
(845)938-4041 or (800)822-2769

United States Air Force Academy

2304 Cadet Drive, Suite 200
USAF Academy, Colorado 80840

United States Coast Guard Academy

Director of Admissions
15 Mohegan Avenue
New London, Connecticut 06320

* It is not necessary to seek a Nomination to attend the Coast Guard Academy. U.S.C.G.A. accepts candidates based on their own testing criteria. Any individual interested in applying must contact the Academy directly.

United States Naval Academy

Candidate Guidance Office
United States Naval Academy
117 Decatur Road
Annapolis, Maryland 21402
(410)293-4361 or (800)638-9156

United States Merchant Marine Academy

Director of Admissions
U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
Kings Point, New York 11024

* The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy uses state quotas to determine admission, rather than district quotas. For the Merchant Marine Academy, a Member of Congress may nominate as with other academies, however, there is no dedicated position available. Each nominee selected must compete statewide for the vacancies and the Merchant Marine Academy makes the selection.