Who is eligible to attend the prep school at the USMA, USNA, USAFA, and USCGA?
Prep school candidates are students who receive a nomination, but do not meet the academic standards to attend an academy. These students have been deemed to have the ability to benefit from a year at prep school with the goal of admission to an academy. Attendance at a prep school does not guarantee an appointment but prep school graduates are very successful in obtaining a future appointment. How will I know if I am nominated? Nominations will be made by mid-December. You will be notified by mail. Does a nomination guarantee an appointment? No. A nomination is the selection made by an authorized source and allows a candidate to compete for an appointment. When will I know if am appointed? The Academies will begin making appointments in late December. All appointment offers are generally completed by May. If I do not receive a nomination or an appointment, can I apply again? Yes. Candidates who apply a second time are very successful in securing a nomination and an appointment. How ca