Keeping the US Navy Updated on the Physical Readiness Program

Naval Academy Graduation Standards

This information was verified current as of November 2017.

The requirements for graduation from the US Naval Academy is governed by the by the US Naval Academy Director of Athletics  admissions department and can be found at the USNA athletics instruction DIRATHINST6100.1  which was signed 20 November 2015  or the director of Athletics Webpage.

Graduation from the Naval Academy requires a Midshipman to pass a Physical Fitness Assessment (PFA): The Naval Academy Physical Fitness Assessment consists of a Body Composition Assessment (BCA) and a Physical Readiness Test (PRT) . The PRT consists of cur l – ups, pushups, and a 1.5 mile run . Midshipmen are required to pass a PFA for every semester of enrollment or they will be considered deficient.

a. BCA Standards (Maximum Body Fat Percentage)
1) Male: 22%
2) Female: 33%

b. PRT Standards (Minimum Passing Score)
1) Curl-ups (2 -minutes) : 65 (Male/Female)
2) Push-ups (2-minutes): 45 (Male) I 20 (Female)
3) 1.5-mile Run: 10:30 (Male) I 12 :40 (Female)