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  1. Open Applicant File
    Request Pre-Candidate Questionnaire from the Admissions Office of the applicable Academy.

    United States Military Academy – apply online at admissions.usma.eduUnited States Air Force Academy – (800) 443-9266; apply online at

    United States Naval Academy – (410) 293-4361; apply online at

  2. Request Nominations
    Write to Congressional Representatives, (i.e. Congressmen/women, Senators) for a nomination.
  3. Complete Testing
    Take ACT or SAT tests, schedule Physical Aptitude Exam & Medical Exam.
  4. Complete Forms
    Complete all forms and return to academy or academies by their deadline.
  5. Visit Service Academies
    Call Admissions Office to set up a tour of academies.