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Us Naval Academy

Founded in 1845, this renowned four-year undergraduate institution is dedicated to training young individuals for future careers in the United States Navy. As a symbol of American history and honor, the academy boasts a distinguished history, having produced over 60,000 midshipmen since its inception.


  • Public tours are free


  • Visitor's Center
  • March - December: Daily (9AM - 5PM)
  • January - February: Monday - Friday (9AM - 4PM) & Saturday - Sunday (9AM - 5PM)


  • Army-Navy Football Game
  • Annual Homecoming Celebration
  • Parents' Weekend
  • Graduation
  • Plebe Week
  • Commissioning Week
  • Induction Day


  • Guided public tours
  • Hour long admission briefings
  • US Naval Academy Museum
  • NCAA varsity sports


Football is a heralded way of life at the US Naval Academy. Nothing beats seeing a game live at the Marine-Corps Memorial Stadium where the best teams from the NCAA come to take on the mighty Mids. The popular Army-Navy football game is a time-honored tradition loyally followed by sports fans and the armed forces across the globe.


This acclaimed institution of higher learning and military excellence offers young men and women academic and military training for professional careers in the US Navy. Four years at the USNA presents one of the most challenging and rewarding experiences of any student's life. Unlike other universities, the schedule is tightly structured, but the atmosphere on campus presents a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for students to form bonds that will last a lifetime.


When Does The Football Home Season Kick Off?

Tailgating is a favorite pastime of fans and alumni of USNA. The season starts in September, and you don't want to miss it!

When Is Homecoming?

Friends and family of the academy gather in October to take part in festive activities on campus and golf tournaments to celebrate homecoming.