United States Military Academy
West Point, NY 10996-1905


Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Small
Campus locale Town
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 4,389
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 7:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 4,461 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

United States Military Academy is one of the most selective institutions in its admission process in the U.S. In Fall 2016, it received 14,829 applications and only 1,433 students were granted admission. United States Military Academy is at the #8 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 82% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 86% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT1180 to 1390
ACT26 to 31
Learn more about admission requirments

Student Body

In Fall 2016, United States Military Academy has enrolled a total of 4,389 students (4,389 students full-time and 0 on a part-time basis). The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 80% men and 20% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 64%

Hispanic: 12%

Black/African American: 11%

Asian: 6%

Two or more races: 4%

Non-resident alien: 1%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 1%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at United States Military Academy.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Engineering 20% 588
Social Sciences 9% 270
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 5% 142
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 4% 128
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 4% 118
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 4% 116
Military Technologies And Applied Sciences 3% 80
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 2% 72
History 2% 68
Physical Sciences 2% 62

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 46%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of United States Military Academy full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Campus Location

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Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of United States Military Academy.

SUNY at Purchase College
27.1 mile away
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35.8 mile away
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39.4 mile away
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