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Military Academies

The following information may be useful to students and families interested in pursuing opportunities in a military academy. Students can learn more about these opportunities from their counselor.
 
Air Force (Air Force Academy): www.usafa.af.mil
Army (West Point): www.usma.edu
Coast Guard (Coast Guard Academy): www.cga.edu
Merchant Marines: www.usmma.edu
Navy (Naval Academy): www.usna.edu
 
Military academies also host summer programs that can be beneficial for students who are interested.
 
The Summer Seminar at the United States Air Force Academy offers a unique opportunity to get the Academy experience first-hand. Specially designed for high school juniors heading into their senior year, Summer Seminar allows participants to see themselves as USAFA cadet. The application opens Dec. 1st and closes Jan. 15th. Learn more about the Summer Seminar here and the application can be found here. For questions, please contact the Oregon Admission Liaison Officer
 
The United State Military Academy (West Point) hosts a Summer Learning Experience. SLE gives high school juniors a week to experience life as a cadet to inform their college selection decision. SLE is a fast-paced program of academic classes, military training, physical fitness training, and intramural athletics conducted during the month of June each year. Applications are accepted beginning in January. Learn more here and contact the West Point Field Force Mentor with questions. 
 
The United States Coast Guard Academy hosts the summer Academy Introduction Mission (AIM) program. Exclusively for students preparing to enter their senior year of high school, AIM will test and inspire those interested in serving their country and humanity as officers in the nation’s oldest continuous maritime service. Applications are accepted beginning February of a student's junior year. Learn more here and contact the Oregon Admissions Representative with questions.
 
The United States Naval Academy Summer Seminar is a fast-paced, six-day experience for high achievers who have completed their junior year in high school. Summer Seminar teaches you about life at the Naval Academy, where academics, athletics, and professional training play equally important roles in developing our nation's leaders. Applications are accepted in January of a student's junior year. Learn more here and contact here with questions.