United States Naval Academy

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2017 Acceptance Rate

8.44%

16,299 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

4,495

100% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

90.7%

1,077 Graduates

About

United States Naval Academy is a higher education institution located in Anne Arundel County, MD. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at United States Naval Academy were General Political Science & Government (123 degrees awarded), General Economics (109 degrees), and Systems Engineering (92 degrees).

In 2017, 1,079 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at United States Naval Academy. 22.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 77.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (710 degrees), 6.28 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (113 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at United States Naval Academy is $0, which is $-25,194 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at United States Naval Academy is $0, which is $-25,194 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $N/A.

In N/A, N/A% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while N/A% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Average Net Price

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N/A Value

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

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Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

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Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

N/A% of undergraduate students at United States Naval Academy received grants or loans in N/A. This represents a N/A of N/A with respect to N/A, when N/A% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

United States Naval Academy received 16,299 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 14.1% annual growth. Out of those 16,299 applicants, 1,376 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 8.44% acceptance rate.

There were 4,495 students enrolled at United States Naval Academy in 2017, and 68% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

United States Naval Academy has an overall enrollment yield of 87.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

8.44%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

1,376

Accepted Out of 16,299

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of United States Naval Academy was 8.44% (1,376 admissions from 16,299 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 9.66%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 14.1%, while admissions declined by -0.362%.

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SAT Scores

68%

Submission Percentage

830

Scores Submitted

68% of enrolled first-time students at United States Naval Academy in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

United States Naval Academy has a total enrollment of 4,495 students. The full-time enrollment at United States Naval Academy is 4,495 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 62.7% White, 11.7% Hispanic or Latino, 8.99% Two or More Races, 7.07% Asian, 6.52% Black or African American, 0.512% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.133% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at United States Naval Academy in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (46.7%), followed by White Female (16%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (8.48%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at United States Naval Academy, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,495 students. The full-time enrollment at United States Naval Academy is 4,495 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 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

95%

2017 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 95%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), 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

  1. White

    2,818

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    528

  3. Two or More Races

    404

The enrolled student population at United States Naval Academy is 62.7% White, 11.7% Hispanic or Latino, 8.99% Two or More Races, 7.07% Asian, 6.52% Black or African American, 0.512% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.133% 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 54.9% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.6% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 53 students (1.18%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 587 fewer women than men received degrees from United States Naval Academy. The majority of degree recipients at United States Naval Academy are white (710 degrees awarded). There were 6.28 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (113 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at United States Naval Academy is General Political Science & Government (123 degrees awarded), followed by General Economics (109 degrees) and Systems Engineering (92 degrees).

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 (45 degrees awarded), Engineering (443 degrees), and Physical Sciences (117 degrees).

Workforce

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 (612,828 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (487,333 people), Software developers (415,472 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (369,868 people), and Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (329,419 people).

The most specialized majors at United States Naval Academy are Applied Sciences (45 degrees awarded), Engineering (443 degrees), Physical Sciences (117 degrees), History (57 degrees), and Social Sciences (277 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at United States Naval Academy are Surgeons, Electrical & electronics engineers, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at United States Naval Academy are Applied Sciences (45 degrees awarded), Engineering (443 degrees), Physical Sciences (117 degrees), History (57 degrees), and Social Sciences (277 degrees).

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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 (687,910 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (655,531 people), Computer Systems Design (613,622 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (468,166 people), and Legal services (397,289 people).

The most specialized majors at United States Naval Academy are Applied Sciences (45 degrees awarded), Engineering (443 degrees), Physical Sciences (117 degrees), History (57 degrees), and Social Sciences (277 degrees).

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Degrees

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

  1. 123 degrees awarded

  2. 109 degrees awarded

  3. 92 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at United States Naval Academy was General Political Science & Government with 123 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 833

  2. 246

In 2017, 833 degrees were awarded to men at United States Naval Academy, which is 3.39 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (246).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 96 degrees were awarded to men at United States Naval Academy in General Economics, which is 7.38 times more than the 13 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 40 degrees were awarded to women at United States Naval Academy in General Political Science & Government, which is 0.482 times less than the 83 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

86%

100% Completion Time

86%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 86% 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, 86% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 86% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Baccalaureate Colleges Carnegie Classification group.

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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at United States Naval Academy is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 0.743% of graduates (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    710 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    113 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    77 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at United States Naval Academy is white (710 degrees awarded). There were 6.28 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (113 degrees).

1.02% of degree recipients (11 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    548 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    162 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Male

    90 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at United States Naval Academy is white male (548 degrees awarded). There were 3.38 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (162 degrees).

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Operations

United States Naval Academy has an endowment valued at nearly $262M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $297k (0.113%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, United States Naval Academy had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. United States Naval Academy employs 133 Professors, 86 Associate professors, and 80 Assistant professors. Most academics at United States Naval Academy are Male Professors (92), Male Associate professors(61), and Male Assistant professors (46).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at United States Naval Academy are: Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 112 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 71 employees, and Management with 63 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$262M

2017 Endowment

9.48%

growth from 2016

United States Naval Academy has an endowment valued at about $262M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of United States Naval Academy grew 9.48% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $225M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $10.8M - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, United States Naval Academy received $10.8M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$205M

2017 Salaries

1.17%

decline from 2016

In 2017, United States Naval Academy paid a median of $205M in salaries, which represents N/A% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 1.17% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.03% decline from 2015 and a 4.38% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 14.2M (38.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$39.1M

Instructional Salaries

327

Number of Employees

In 2017, United States Naval Academy paid a total of $39.1M to 327 employees working as instructors, which represents 19.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.01M (34.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

133 Employees

Computer, Engineering, and Science

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

112 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at United States Naval Academy were Professor with 133 employees; Associate professor with 86 employees; and Associate professor with 80 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at United States Naval Academy were Computer, Engineering, and Science with 112 employees; Business and Financial Operations with 71 employees; and Management with 63 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at United States Naval Academy was Male Professor with 92 employees, Male Associate professor with 61 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 46 employees.

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

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