United States Military Academy

West Point, NY

United States Military Academy

West Point, NY

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Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
17%
600-699
40%
500-599
40%
400-499
3%
700-800
26%
600-699
48%
500-599
24%
400-499
2%
30-36
33%
24-29
67%
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undergraduateRatios

77%

male

23%

female

1

teacher

7

students

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Extremely Selective

10%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,199
Declined 10,476
Total Received 11,675
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Public

4,457

undergraduate students

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School Facts

United States Military Academy, founded in 1802, is a fully funded four year college specifically charge with educating, training, and inspiring young men and women for service as commissioned officers in the U.S. Army. West Point is a picturesque 16,000-acre campus along the Hudson River in Orange County, New York.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 4,457
Established in 1802
Coeducational Coeducational

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16,000-acre campus in West Point (population: 6,763), 50 miles from New York City. Major airports serve New York City and Newark, NJ (55 miles); smaller airport and bus serve Newburgh (15 miles); train serves Garrison (15 miles). School operates transportation around campus and for approved trips.

  • Metropolitan area: New York City
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Stewart International

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
100%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • Spirit Clubs
  • Big Brother/Big Sister
  • Cadet Fine Arts Forum
  • Film Forum
  • Philosophy Forum

Top Events

  • Graduation Week
  • Homecoming/Ring Weekend
  • Army-Navy Football Week

Fun Facts

  • The first class ring was created by students in the United States Military Academy's Class of 1835. They wanted the ring to symbolize their achievement in graduating.
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Campus Facts

  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
48%
Top 1/4
71%
Top 1/2
94%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
17%
600-699
40%
500-599
40%
400-499
3%
700-800
26%
600-699
48%
500-599
24%
400-499
2%
30-36
33%
24-29
67%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application deadline January 31
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.9

Extremely Selective

10%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,199
Declined 10,476
Total Received 11,675

Admissions Factors

Very Important

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
academic GPA
interview
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

level of applicant's interest
application essay
class rank
recommendation(s)
talent/ability

Considered

first generation
racial/ethnic status
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
geographical residence
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 32
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Ice hockey
Lacrosse
Riflery
Rugby
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intramural Sports Men

Ultimate frisbee

Intramural Sports Women

Ultimate frisbee

Club Sports Men

Bowling, Crew, Equestrian sports, Fencing, Racquetball, Rock climbing, Sailing, Skiing (cross-country), Skiing (downhill), Triathlon, Water polo, Weight lifting

Club Sports Women

Bowling, Crew, Equestrian sports, Fencing, Racquetball, Rock climbing, Sailing, Skiing (cross-country), Skiing (downhill), Triathlon, Water polo, Weight lifting

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 1

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
African Studies
American Government and Politics (United States)
American History (United States)
Applied Psychology
Arabic Language and Literature
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemical Engineering
Chemical Engineering Technology/Technician
Chemistry, General
Chinese Language and Literature
Civil Engineering, General
Cognitive Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General
East Asian Studies
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Engineering/Industrial Management
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology
Environmental Science
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
European Studies/Civilization
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
French Language and Literature
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
Geography
German Language and Literature
History, Other
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Information Technology
International Relations and Affairs
Iranian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Latin American Studies
Legal Studies, General
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Military Applied Sciences, Other
Military History
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
Nuclear Engineering
Nuclear Engineering Technology/Technician
Operations Research
Organizational Behavior Studies
Philosophy
Physics, General
Portuguese Language and Literature
Russian Language and Literature
Russian Studies
Sociology
Space Systems Operations
Spanish Language and Literature
Statistics, Other
Systems Engineering
Systems Science and Theory
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Off campus study
  • Study abroad

4,457

total students

6%

in-state

94%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

4,457
students

Female
23%
1,021

Male
77%
3,436

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

%

4,457
students

Female
23%
1,021

Male
77%
3,436

Not reported

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 95%
Student 4 year graduation rate 80%
Student 5 year graduation rate 3%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
12%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
63%
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

Counseling services

  • Legal
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Other career services

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health clinic

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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