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2. Get Started


The first step to starting an application is to create an account in the USMMA Applicant Portal. 

The USMMA Applicant Portal uses LOGIN.GOV to allow you to sign in to your account safely and securely.  Applicants will need two things to access the USMMA Applicant Portal:

  1. You must create an account in USMMA Applicant Portal account.  It is preferable that you use an email account that is specific to the applicant (not a shared or family email address) and one that you will have access to throughout the admission process and during enrollment at USMMA.  We discourage use of a school email address that will be inactivated after graduation/departure from that institution.

  1. You must have a LOGIN.GOV account with the same email address as your account the USMMA Applicant Portal. You will use your LOGIN.GOV credentials to sign in to the portal-no additional password is necessary.  After you create your USMMA Applicant Portal Account, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions on accessing the portal.  You should not attempt to access the portal from your LOGIN.GOV account page.  

If you do not have a LOGIN.GOV account, you can create one at

You will receive an email with additional information on how to log in to the portal after you create your account.

Click here to create a USMMA Applicant Portal account

Click here to start your online application for the Class of 2029


Now Accepting Applications for the Class of 2029