Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
22%
600-699
47%
500-599
29%
400-499
2%
700-800
29%
600-699
46%
500-599
25%
700-800
14%
600-699
41%
500-599
38%
400-499
7%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
59%
24-29
34%
18-23
7%
30-36
44%
24-29
52%
18-23
4%
30-36
16%
24-29
55%
18-23
29%
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undergraduateRatios

79%

male

21%

female

1

teacher

7

students

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Extremely Selective

9%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,240
Declined + 11,733
Total Received 12,973
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Public

3,281

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Mechanical Engineering
  2. Economics
  3. Management
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Codes

SAT 2924
ACT 2976

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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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Location

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.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 3,281
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: 6,763), 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

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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
46%
Top 1/4
74%
Top 1/2
94%
Bottom 1/2
6%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
22%
600-699
47%
500-599
29%
400-499
2%
700-800
29%
600-699
46%
500-599
25%
700-800
14%
600-699
41%
500-599
38%
400-499
7%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
59%
24-29
34%
18-23
7%
30-36
44%
24-29
52%
18-23
4%
30-36
16%
24-29
55%
18-23
29%

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

9%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,240
Declined + 11,733
Total Received 12,973

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

Alumni/ae relationship
Interview
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

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

Club Sports - Men's

Boxing, Climbing, Crew, Cycling, Equestrian Sports, Fencing, Judo, Marathon, Orienteering, Pistol, Power Lifting, Team Handball, Triathlon, Volleyball, Water Polo

Club Sports - Women's

Boxing, Climbing, Crew, Cycling, Equestrian Sports, Fencing, Judo, Marathon, Orienteering, Pistol, Power Lifting, Team Handball, Triathlon

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Alpine Skiing, Basketball, Bowling, Flag Football, Flickerball, Floor Hockey, Functional Fitness, Hockey, Mixed Martial Arts, Nordic Skiing, Paintball, Parachuting, Racquetball, Sailing, Scuba Diving, Skeet/trapshooting, Snowboarding, Soccer, Submission Grappling, Swimming, Team Handball, Ultimate Frisbee, Wrestling

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Athletic Directors

Boo Corrigan (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

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

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
American History
Arabic
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
Geography/Human
Geography/Human-Environment
Geography/Physical
Geospatial Information Science
German
Humanities
Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Information Engineering
Interdisciplinary Science
Interdisciplinary Science/Astronautic
Interdisciplinary Science/Chemistry
Interdisciplinary Science/Life Science
Interdisciplinary Science/Physics
International History
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/Decision Sciences
Systems Design/Management
Systems Engineering
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Mechanical Engineering
  2. Economics
  3. Management

Programs Offered

  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-medicine

3,281

total students

6%

in-state

94%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

3,281
students

Female
21%
693

Male
79%
2,588

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

%

3,281
students

Female
22%
693

Male
78%
2,588

Not reported

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
17%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Hispanic/Latino
85%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
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

Not Reported

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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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 29
Countries most often represented Malaysia
Mongolia
Pakistan
South Korea
Taiwan
The Republic Of Georgia
Special services offered for international applicants Special orientation

International Student Contact

CPT Maurice Kenner
Southwest Regional Commander
845 938-5717
maurice.kenner@usma.edu

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