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The United States Naval Academy (USNA, Navy, or Annapolis) is a federal service academy in Annapolis, Maryland. It was established on 10 October 1845 during the tenure of George Bancroft as Secretary of the Navy. The Naval Academy is the second oldest of the five U.S. service academies and it educates midshipmen for service in the officer corps of the United States Navy and United States Marine Corps. The 338-acre (137 ha) campus is located on the former grounds of Fort Severn at the confluence of the Severn River and Chesapeake Bay in Anne Arundel County, 33 miles (53 km) east of Washington, D.C., and 26 miles (42 km) southeast of Baltimore. The entire campus, known colloquially as the Yard, is a National Historic Landmark and home to many historic sites, buildings, and monuments. It replaced Philadelphia Naval Asylum in Philadelphia that had served as the first United States Naval Academy from 1838 to 1845 when the Naval Academy formed in Annapolis.
|Motto||Ex Scientia Tridens (Latin)|
Motto in English
|From Knowledge, Seapower|
|Type||U.S. service academy|
|Established||10 October 1845; 178 years ago (1845-10-10)|
|Superintendent||Rear Admiral Frederick W. Kacher (acting)|
|Provost||Samara L. Firebaugh|
|Commandant of Midshipmen||Colonel James "J.P." McDonough III|
|Campus||Urban – 338 acres (1,370,000 m2)|
|Colors|| Navy Blue|
|Mascot||Bill the Goat|
U.S. Naval Academy
|Location||Maryland Ave. and Hanover St., Annapolis, Maryland|
|Architectural style||Beaux Arts|
|NRHP reference No.||66000386|
|Added to NRHP||15 October 1966|
|Designated NHLD||4 July 1961|
Candidates for admission generally must apply directly to the academy and apply separately for a nomination, usually from a member of Congress. Students are officers-in-training with the rank of midshipman. Tuition for midshipmen is fully funded by the Navy in exchange for an active duty service obligation upon graduation. Approximately 1,200 "plebes" (an abbreviation of the Ancient Roman word plebeian) enter the academy each summer for the rigorous Plebe Summer. About 1,000 midshipmen graduate. Graduates are commissioned as either ensigns in the Navy or second lieutenants in the Marine Corps, but a small number can also be cross-commissioned as officers in other U.S. services, and the services of allied nations. The United States Naval Academy has some of the highest-paid graduates in the country according to starting salary. The academic program grants a Bachelor of Science degree with a curriculum that grades midshipmen's performance upon a broad academic program, military leadership performance, and mandatory participation in competitive athletics. Midshipmen are required to adhere to the academy's Honor Concept.
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