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Most Military academy#United States, military schools in the United States are high schools that place a high emphasis on military preparation, academic rigor, and physical fitness. Most military schools are private and have high tuition, with financial aid available.


United States service academies, Federal Service Academies

* United States Military Academy (West Point, New York) * United States Naval Academy (Annapolis, Maryland) * United States Air Force Academy (Colorado Springs, Colorado) * United States Coast Guard Academy (New London, Connecticut) * United States Merchant Marine Academy (Kings Point, New York)


United States Senior Military College, Senior Military Colleges

* Norwich University (Northfield, Vermont; four-year private university) * The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina (Charleston, South Carolina; four-year public college) * Texas A&M University Corps of Cadets, Texas A&M University (College Station, Texas; four-year public university) * University of North Georgia (Dahlonega, Georgia; four-year public university) * Virginia Military Institute (Lexington, Virginia; four-year public college) * Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Blacksburg, Virginia; four-year public university)


State-supported maritime colleges and universities

Students at these academies are organized as cadets, and graduate with appropriate licenses from the U.S. Coast Guard and/or U.S. Merchant Marine. While no longer immediately offered a commission as an Officer within a service have the opportunity to participate in commissioning programs like Strategic Sea lift Officer Program (USN) and MARGRAD (USCG). * California State University Maritime Academy (part of the California State University system) * Great Lakes Maritime Academy (a division of Northwestern Michigan College) * Maine Maritime Academy * Massachusetts Maritime Academy * State University of New York Maritime College (part of the State University of New York, State University of New York (SUNY) system) * Texas A&M University at Galveston, Texas A&M Maritime Academy (part of the Texas A&M University System)


Military junior colleges

Four institutions are considered Military junior colleges. These four schools participate in the Army's two-year Early Commissioning Program (ECP), an Army ROTC program in which qualified students can earn a commission as a Second Lieutenant after only two years of college. The four Military Junior Colleges are: * Georgia Military College (Milledgeville, Georgia) * Marion Military Institute (Marion, Alabama) * New Mexico Military Institute (Roswell, New Mexico) * Valley Forge Military Academy and College (Wayne, Pennsylvania)


Private college-prep military schools

*Admiral Farragut Academy (St. Petersburg, Florida; coeducational) *American Military Academy (Guaynabo, Puerto Rico; coeducational) *Army and Navy Academy (Carlsbad, California) *Baylor School (Chattanooga, Tennessee); military school from 1917 to 1971 *Benedictine College Preparatory (Richmond, Virginia) *Benedictine Military School (Savannah, Georgia) *Camden Military Academy (Camden, South Carolina) *Christian Brothers Academy (Albany, New York), Christian Brothers Academy (Albany, New York) *Culver Military Academy (Culver, Indiana) *Fishburne Military School (Waynesboro, Virginia) *Florida Preparatory Academy (Melbourne, Florida; coeducational from 2005) *Fork Union Military Academy (Fork Union, Virginia) *Hargrave Military Academy (Chatham, Virginia) *Howe Military School (Howe, Indiana; coeducational) *La Salle Institute (Troy, New York) *Leonard Hall Junior Naval Academy (Leonardtown, Maryland; coeducational) *Southern Preparatory Academy (Camp Hill, Alabama) *Marine Military Academy (Harlingen, Texas) *Massanutten Academy (Woodstock, Virginia; coeducational) *Missouri Military Academy (Mexico, Missouri) *New York Military Academy (Cornwall on Hudson, New York; coeducational) *North Valley Military Institute (Sun Valley, California; coeducational) *Oak Ridge Military Academy (Oak Ridge, North Carolina; coeducational) *Randolph-Macon Academy (Front Royal, Virginia; coeducational) *Riverside Military Academy (Gainesville, Georgia) *San Marcos Baptist Academy (San Marcos, Texas) *Saint Thomas Academy (Mendota Heights, Minnesota) *St. Catherine's Academy (Anaheim, California; Kindergarten - 8th Grade; all boys) *St. John's College High School (Washington, DC; first JROTC school in the USA; coeducational) *St. John's Military School (Salina, Kansas) *St. John's Northwestern Military Academy (Delafield, Wisconsin) *Southeastern Military Academy (Port St. Lucie, Florida) *TMI — The Episcopal School of Texas (San Antonio, TexasN.B. The military program at TMI has been optional since the 1970s and most students are not cadets. Despite this, the school maintains membership in the Association of Military Colleges and Schools of the United States *Valley Forge Military Academy and College (Wayne, Pennsylvania)


Public schools

These military academies are part of the Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC) program and are partly funded by the United States Department of Defense. Chicago with six academies has more than any other city, a third of all in the country. * Air Force Academy High School (Chicago, Illinois) * Bridgeport Military Academy First Responders (Bridgeport, Connecticut) * Carver Military Academy (Chicago, Illinois) * Chicago Military Academy (Chicago, Illinois) * Cleveland Junior Naval Academy (St. Louis, Missouri) * Delaware Military Academy (Wilmington, Delaware) * First State Military Academy (Smyrna, Delaware) * Franklin Military Academy (Richmond, Virginia; the country’s first secondary military academy) * Georgia Military College (Milledgeville, Georgia; coeducational, public but not part of University System of Georgia) * Hollywood Hills Military Academy (Hollywood, Florida) * Kenosha Military Academy (Wisconsin) * Marine Academy of Science and Technology (Sandy Hook, New Jersey) * Marine Math and Science Academy (Chicago, Illinois) * New Mexico Military Institute (Roswell, New Mexico; coeducational) * New Orleans Military and Maritime Academy (New Orleans, Louisiana) * Oakland Military Institute (Oakland, California) * Philadelphia Military Academy * Phoenix Military Academy (Chicago, Illinois) * Rickover Naval Academy (Chicago, Illinois) * Sarasota Military Academy (Sarasota, Florida) * Summerlin Military Academy (Bartow, Florida) * Utah Military Academy (Riverdale, Utah) * Utah Military Academy - Camp Williams (Lehi, Utah)


Graduate schools

* United States Army Command and General Staff College (Fort Leavenworth, Kansas) * United States Army War College (Carlisle, Pennsylvania) * United States Army Warrant Officer Career College (Fort Rucker, Alabama) * Naval War College (Newport, Rhode Island) * Naval Postgraduate School (Monterey, California) * Marine Corps University (Quantico, Virginia) * Marine Corps War College (Quantico, Virginia) * Air Force Institute of Technology (Dayton, Ohio) * Air War College (Montgomery, Alabama) * National Defense University (Washington, D.C.)


See also

* Association of Military Colleges and Schools of the United States * Staff college#The Americas, US military staff colleges * List of defunct United States military academies


References

{{authority control Military academies of the United States, * United States military-related lists, Military schools and academies