United States Military Academy

West Point, NY

United States Military Academy

West Point, NY

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Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
700
25th
610
75th
740
25th
600
75th
35
25th
28
75th
32
25th
27
75th
33
25th
28
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undergraduateRatios

77%

male

23%

female

7

students

1

faculty

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Extremely Selective

8%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,294
Declined 13,675
Total Received 14,969
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Public

4,503

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

Founded in 1802, United States Military Academy 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 US Army. West Point is a picturesque 16,080-acre campus along the Hudson River in Orange County, New York.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 4,503
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.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
100%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
48%
Top 1/4
71%
Top 1/2
94%
Bottom 1/2
6%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
700
25th
610
75th
740
25th
600
75th
35
25th
28
75th
32
25th
27
75th
33
25th
28

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required
Application deadline (final deadline) January 31
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Extremely Selective

8%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,294
Declined 13,675
Total Received 14,969

Admissions Factors

Required

Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Secondary School Rank

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Other

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Majors

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

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Management
  2. Mechanical Engineering
  3. Economics

Programs Offered

  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-medicine

4,503

total students

6%

in-state

94%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

4,503
students

Female
23%
1,036

Male
77%
3,467

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

100%

4,503
students

Female
23%
1,036

Male
77%
3,467

Not reported

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
12%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
63%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 32
Countries most often represented Egypt
Georgia
Malaysia
Poland
Romania
Thailand
Special services offered for international applicants Special orientation

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