Service Academy Nominations
The United States government operates four excellent service academies which train individuals to become officers in the Armed Forces or Merchant Marine. Three of the academies are operated by the Department of Defense. The Merchant Marine Academy is operated by the Department of Transportation. Students attend these four year academies prior to completing required military service. The academies are:
Application for a nomination for the Class of 2018 is open to all men and women who are residents of the 7th District, at least 17 years old, but have not passed their 23rd birthday and will graduate high school by July 1, 2014. Candidates must meet minimum scholastic standards, pass a physical aptitude test and a medical fitness examination.
My deadline for a completed application file is October 15, 2013.
Interviews will be conducted on Saturday, December 7, 2013.
Students interested in applying for a nomination to one of the United States Service Academies should send a written request for an application packet to my District Office. Please include your full name, address, telephone number and signature.
Congressman John Culberson
Attention: Academy Nominations
10000 Memorial Drive
Houston, TX 77024
(713) 680.8070 fax
For the standardized tests, the ACT code is 7688 and the SAT code is 0256.
Please note the following:
The U.S. Coast Guard Academy bases admissions on competitive nationwide examinations and does not have a Congressional Nominee Program for applicants. Application is made directly to the Academy, Office of the Director of Admissions, New London, CT 06320. For additional information, please visit the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.