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Navy College

The Navy College provides opportunities to Sailors to earn college degrees by providing academic credit for Navy training, work experience, and off-duty education. The NCP mission is to enable Sailors to obtain a college degree while on active duty.  The NCP signals the Navy's commitment to education by improving enlistment appeal, demonstrating Navy service and achieving a college degree are compatible, helping Sailors apply themselves to new situations and challenges and better preparing them for advancement, building up Sailors' self-image, and producing higher quality Sailors. The Navy College Program integrates all components of Voluntary Education including assisting you to:

  •   *analyze and define your education goals and capabilities
  •   *review your previous college work and plan your future education and training
  •   *select courses and programs you will need to succeed
  •   *enter a suitable college, university, or technical training school
  •   *receive financial aid
  •   *obtain college credit for Navy training and experience
  •   *earn credit-by-examination
  •   *obtain and review your transcript (SMART)
  •   *review and discuss your rating roadmap

The Navy College also provides:

The Misawa Navy College Office is located on the first floor of building 980 room 128. The office is open Monday thru Friday; 7:30 a.m. to 16:00 p.m.  If you have any questions, you can contact us at DSN 315 226-2458 or by e-mail at


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