chances for appointment to USNA

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  1. Prepswimmom

    Prepswimmom Member

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    My DS is 3Q with a MOC nom from our Congressman. We are in Massachusetts. Does anyone know the odds of getting an offer of appointment to USNA? It is his top choice, he attended summer seminar last June, and hopes he will be at I-Day on July 1. How many candidates are 3Q with a nom?
     
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    USNA doesn't tell candidates if they are 3Q'd. So there is no way to answer your question. I am assuming DS is 3Q but I don't know for sure.
     
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    I'm assuming he is by what I know of him….
     
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    How many candidates end up with a nom? In other words, what is the pool # to accept from?
     
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    If he is medically qualified and passed his CFA, then you know those parts, but academically qualified is a closely guarded secret.

    as for statistics, read this thread: http://www.serviceacademyforums.com/showthread.php?t=36111

    different academy, but the point works for all of them.
     
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    How Many are 3Qd with Noms

    navymomwannabe,

    My son is in the Class of 2016. Our MOC told us that approximately 4,500 to 5,000 candidates are 3Qd and receive nominations. My son's class was approximately 1,200 on I-Day. I've never seen an official number, but I have seen these numbers from different sources.

    Hope this helps and good luck!
     
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    PrepSwimMom:
    If you look at the last few class profiles you will note that regardless of the number of applicants to any given class the following generally are the numbers you seek:

    Number of nominations all sources: about 6,000 to 6.400
    Number of offers of appointment: 1,400 to 1,500
    Number of appointments accepted: about 1,200

    The largest source of nominations are from the Members of Congress: about 5,000
    Second largest source is Presidential: about 800
    Other sources, SecNav, ROTC, JROTC, Dependents of Deceased/Disabled Vets

    I hope this answers more questions than it creates. Best wishes.
     
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    So far as the number of 3 Q'd is concerned, this was a recent topic of much discussion and conjecture, and the numbers most disputed were 2,000 and 4,000. Not sure which number won, but it is in the recent archives.
     
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    Thank you all so much for the help! One last thing I am trying to understand - I know they have to accept from all states, is that number determined on size of the state? Qualified candidates in the state? Or do they try and represent each MOC evenly? This whole application process has been quite the learning curve!
     
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    They take 1 from each MOC evenly (assuming they each have a 3Q candidate). So there will be more CA mids than WY mids usually. Guam and Puerto Rico also get a few slots. And yes, the learning curve is crazy for us non-military types!

    Good luck to you and your son!
     

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