Navy SEAL ASVAB Requirements

Another question I get emailed a lot:

What are the requirements to become a Navy SEAL?

Here they are:

Physical/Mental

  1. Pass a diving physical exam
  2. Eye sight cannot be worse than 20/40 in one eye and 20/70 in the other eye and must be correctable to 20/20 with no color blindness
  3. Minimum ASVAB score: VE + AR = 104, MC = 50
  4. Must be 28 years old or less (waiver available on case basis)
  5. Must be male

Physical Screen Test

  1. 500 yard swim using breast and/or side stroke in 12:30
  2. Ten minute rest
  3. Perform minimum of 42 pushups in 2 minutes
  4. Two minute rest
  5. Perform minimum of 50 sit-ups in 2 minutes
  6. Two minute rest
  7. Perform at least 6 pull-ups, no time limit
  8. Ten minute rest
  9. Run 1.5 miles wearing boots and pants in 11:30