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AIR FORCE
1401B N. Belt Hwy
St. Joseph, MO 64506
(816) 232-6531
ARMY
1401 N. Belt Hwy, North Gate Shopping Center, Suite B
St. Joseph, MO 64506
(816) 279-2524
MARINES
1401-B N. Belt Hwy
St. Joseph, MO 64505
(816) 279-5854
MO AIR GUARD
2115 N. Belt Hwy
St. Joseph, MO 64506
(816) 344-1976
MO ARMY NATIONAL GUARD
301 N. Woodbine Rd.
Saint Joseph, MO 64506
(816) 273-9045
NAVY
1401 N. Belt Hwy
Saint Joseph, MO 64506
816-279-5500
Military Academies

It is important to research and begin the application process during the junior year of high school. However, academic preparation should begin starting in the freshman year.

UNITED STATES AIR FORCE ACADEMY
Colorado Springs, CO
www.usafa.af.mil
800-443-9266
UNITED STATES MILITARY ACADEMY
West Point, NY
www.usma.edu
845-938-4041
UNITED STATES NAVAL ACADEMY
Annapolis, MD
www.nadn.navy.mil
410-293-4361
UNITED STATES COAST GUARD ACADEMY
New London, CT
www.cga.edu
800-883-8724
UNITED STATES MERCHANT MARINE ACADEMY
Kings Point, NY
www.usmma.edu
866-546-4778

A few thoughts regarding military academies:

  • The education attained is a first rate, four-year degree from a well-respected college, paid for with a full tuition scholarship. 
  • Entrance to one of the service academies requires significant commitment, carrying a military obligation in the respective service.
  • Classes, majors, sports and activities can be similar to public or private college experiences, but there is a distinct military orientation to the undergraduate experience. 
  • Academic preparation should begin early in a student's high school career. Application process should start during the junior year.
  • Some of the academies will require a nomination, primarily by a Congressman. Most members of Congress will not process requests after October of the senior year. Qualifications include not only academics, but also physical and medical qualifications.
  • To contact your Representative or Senator go to the sites below and enter your state of residence.

U.S. House of Representatives
U.S. Senate

Are you thinking about the United States Military Academy at West Point?