- Feb 14, 2017
I have looked everywhere and can not find information on the number of applicants that apply to multiple service academies. It seems around here that most kids apply to all of the “big 3”. However, the amount of appointments offered seems very low if kids are getting into multiple academies. As I understand it, the Naval Academy offers around 1400 to fill approximately 1200 spots. Seems like there should be a lot more than 200 kids who would get offered to multiple academies as they compete with each other for the clear #1’s. That is not taking into account others also that decline for ROTC or decide on other colleges. Also for kids that do get multiple appointments how does that affect MOC slates? Say #1 kid in district gets into all 3 but can obviously only chose one. Say #1 on each slate is the same person and appointed to all 3. If that person takes WP over Naval, is the #2 then offered or does the #2 still have to compete from the national pool because they didn’t “win the slate”? If kids have until May 1st to accept or decline an offer it seems like a lot of #2’s and possibly #3’s on a slate are greatly affected by how long the #1 takes to accept the offer? Any further info on this aspect of this crazy process would be great. Thanks!