United States Air Force Academy
We educate, train, and inspire men and women to become officers of character motivated to lead the United States Air Force in service to our nation.
At the United States Air Force Academy, a world-class education is just the beginning. If you are selected to attend the Academy, you will undertake a rigorous program of academic, military, athletic and character development — one with lifelong personal and career impacts.
United States West Point Acaedmy
The United States Military Academy's mission is to educate, train and inspire the Corps of Cadets so that each graduate is a commissioned leader of character committed to the values of Duty, Honor, Country and prepared for a career of professional excellence and service to the nation as an officer in the United States Army.
The Academy provides a superb four-year education, which focuses on the leader development of cadets in the academic, military, and physical domains, all underwritten by adherence to a code of honor.
United States Naval Academy
As the undergraduate college of our country’s naval service, the Naval Academy prepares young men and women to become professional officers of competence, character, and compassion in the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. Naval Academy students are midshipmen on active duty in the U.S. Navy.
They attend the academy for four years, graduating with bachelor of science degrees and commissions as ensigns in the Navy or second lieutenants in the Marine Corps. Naval Academy graduates serve at least five years in the Navy or Marine Corps.
United States Coast Guard
As one of the smallest of the five federal service academies, we offer a quality higher education experience that emphasizes leadership, physical fitness and professional development. Our cadets devote themselves to an honor concept and go directly into positions of leadership in service to others.
United States Merchant Marine Academy
United States Merchant Marine Academy is a federal service academy that educates and graduates licensed Merchant Marine officers of exemplary character who serve America’s marine transportation and defense needs in peace and war. With 95 percent of the world's products transported over water, these leaders are vital to the effective operation of our merchant fleet for both commercial and military transport during war and peace. Academy graduates abide by the motto “Acta Non Verba" - deeds not words, and are leaders that exemplify the concept of service above self.