Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

undergraduateRatios

81%

19%

male

female

1
7

teacher

students

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Extremely Selective

10%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,486
Declined + 13,149
Total Received 14,635
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Public

4,348

undergraduate students

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  3. Management
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Codes

SAT 2924
ACT 2976

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
21%
600-699
45%
500-599
29%
400-499
5%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
29%
600-699
48%
500-599
21%
400-499
2%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
16%
600-699
43%
500-599
34%
400-499
7%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
54%
24-29
36%
18-23
10%
30-36
42%
24-29
55%
18-23
3%
30-36
45%
24-29
47%
18-23
8%
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Fun Facts

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School Facts

The U.S. Military Academy is a public service academy. Founded in 1802, it adopted coeducation in 1976. Its 16,000-acre campus is located in West Point, on the Hudson River, 50 miles north of New York City.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 4,348
Established in 1802
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

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West Point, NY

16,000-acre campus in West Point (population: 4,294), 50 miles from New York City. Major airports serve New York City and Newark, NJ (60 miles); smaller airport and bus serve Newburgh (15 miles); train serves Garrison (15 miles). School operates transportation around campus and for approved trips.

United States Military Academy
600 Thayer Road
West Point, NY 10996-2101

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
100%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
52%
Top 1/4
76%
Top 1/2
94%
Bottom 1/2
6%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
21%
600-699
45%
500-599
29%
400-499
5%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
29%
600-699
48%
500-599
21%
400-499
2%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
16%
600-699
43%
500-599
34%
400-499
7%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
54%
24-29
36%
18-23
10%
30-36
42%
24-29
55%
18-23
3%
30-36
45%
24-29
47%
18-23
8%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted no
Application deadline February 28
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Extremely Selective

10%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,486
Declined + 13,149
Total Received 14,635

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Essay
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations

Considered

Interview
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Colonel Deborah McDonald
Director of Admissions
P: 845 938-4041
admissions-info@usma.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
diving
football
golf
gymnastics
ice hockey
lacrosse
lightweight football
riflery
rugby
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Atlantic Hockey Association, Collegiate Sprint Football League, Eastern College Athletic Conference, Eastern Intercollegiate Gymnastics League, Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association, Great American Rifle Conference, FBS Independents, Women Collegiate Lacrosse Association, American Collegiate Ruby Association
Mascot
Black Knights
School colors
black, gold, and gray
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
American History
Arabic
Basic Science
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Chinese
Civil Engineering
Computer Science
Defense/Strategic Studies
Economics
Electrical Engineering
Electronic/Information Technology Systems
Engineering Management
Engineering Psychology
English
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Geography
Environmental Science
Foreign Area Studies/Africa
Foreign Area Studies/East Asia
Foreign Area Studies/Eurasia
Foreign Area Studies/Europe
Foreign Area Studies/Latin America
Foreign Area Studies/Middle East
French
Geospatial Information Science
German
Human Geography
Humanities
Information Engineering
Information Technology
Interdisciplinary Science
International History
International/Comparative Legal Studies
Kinesiology
Law/Legal Studies
Leader Development Science
Leadership
Life Science
Management
Mathematical Sciences
Mechanical Engineering
Military History
Nuclear Engineering
Operations Research
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science/American Politics
Political Science/Comparative Politics
Political Science/International Relations
Portuguese
Psychology
Russian
Sociology
Spanish
System Management
Systems Design/Management
Systems Engineering
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Undergraduate

100%

4,348
students

Female
19%
824

Male
81%
3,524

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

%

4,348
students

Female
19%
824

Male
81%
3,524

undergraduatePart-time

Not reported

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Hispanic/Latino
65%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

Not Reported

Transfer applicants accepted

Not Reported

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript
College transcript(s)
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s)
Interview
Standardized test scores
Essay or personal statement
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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Other
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Other

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 34
Countries most often represented Afghanistan
Mongolia
Nigeria
South Korea
The Philippines
The United Arab Emirates
Special services offered for international applicants Special orientation

International Student Contact

Major Andrew Yang
Southwest Regional Commander
845 938-5717
andrew.yang@usma.edu

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