Quote: Originally Posted by luigi59 there were not 17,000 completed applications to review. 17,000 people clicked on the website and typed in their name and some preliminary information. My guess is probably half of those actually got a candidate number, and perhaps 5,000 of them actually completed the application. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Wow that would mean that the USNA has an acceptance rate of about 30+%........assuming ~1500 appointments are extended......that would put the USNA as a very mildly competitive school to get into according to Forbes and US N&WR........thanks for that insight and displelling the rumors that the USNA was Ivy League-like competitive.........nowhere close according to these numbers.......more on the competitivness of Kutztown University in Pennsylvania!!!!!!