United States Military Academy: Statistics

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Acceptance rate
9%
Average SAT
1325
Average ACT
31
Undergraduates
4,536
Male:Female Ratio
76:24
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree
Website
westpoint.edu

United States Military Academy Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 9% 10% 7%
Applicants 14,969 10,316 4,653
Admissions 1,294 983 311
Freshmen enrolled full time 1,056 808 248

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
902 or 85%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1210
or below

75% of them
had 1440
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in United States Military Academy are 1210-1440 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
741 or 70%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 28
or below

75% of them
had 33
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in United States Military Academy are 28-33 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 2817 (62%)
Black or African American 579 (13%)
Hispanic 540 (12%)
Asian 351 (8%)
Two or more races 118 (3%)
Nonresident Alien 58 (1%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 29 (0.6%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 20 (0.4%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 10 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 4,700

United States Military Academy Majors

Major Bachelor's
Mechanical Engineering 77
Business Administration and Management, General 71
Systems Engineering 69
Economics, General 67
Legal Studies 62
Computer and Information Sciences, General 52
Engineering & Industrial Management 48
International Relations and Affairs 37
Military Applied Sciences, Other 36
Geography 34
Civil Engineering, General 32
Systems Science and Theory 32
Chemical Engineering 30
American Government and Politics (United States) 29
Operations Research 28
Geographic Information Science and Cartography 26
Environmental Science 26
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 26
Cognitive Science, General 24
Sociology, General 24
Military History 22
Applied Psychology 20
English Language and Literature, General 18
Space Systems Operations 18
Nuclear Engineering 17
Physics, General 17
Mathematics, General 17
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 17
Information Technology 15
History, Other 14
American History (United States) 14
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 14
Industrial and Organizational Psychology 14
Russian Language and Literature 12
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other 11
Environmental & Environmental Health Engineering 9
Spanish Language and Literature 8
Arabic Language and Literature 8
French Language and Literature 8
Chinese Language and Literature 8
Portuguese Language and Literature 7
Philosophy 7
Chemistry, General 6
German Language and Literature 3
Political Science and Government, General 3
Mechanical & Mechanical Engineering Technology & Technician 2
European Studies & Civilization 2
Latin American Studies 1
African Studies 1
Near and Middle Eastern Studies 1
Russian Studies 1
Grand Total 1,145
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 85% 86% 83%
  • Full-time retention rate - 99%

Publications & Citations

Publications
8,446
Citations
439,678

Publication / Citation count by topic

Biology
2,652 / 214,365
Medicine
2,577 / 204,937
Engineering
1,239 / 23,885
Chemistry
1,225 / 68,450
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
1,174 / 32,634
Computer Science
974 / 35,102
Pharmacology
636 / 54,018
Physics
595 / 15,498
Biochemistry
566 / 47,098
Business
525 / 8,127
Virology
446 / 49,696
Psychology
442 / 33,625
Mathematics
404 / 8,392
Environmental Science
346 / 9,309
Political Science
344 / 2,685
Materials Science
331 / 6,910
Molecular Biology
301 / 26,159
Immunology
299 / 31,660
Demography
254 / 18,566
Health Science
234 / 16,961
Law
225 / 1,844
Economics
213 / 3,820
Physical Therapy
209 / 14,111
Surgery
205 / 23,286
Art & Design
196 / 2,309
Horticulture
184 / 460
Cyber Security
177 / 3,367
Agricultural Science
163 / 548
Anesthesiology
155 / 10,384
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
145 / 6,572
Organic Chemistry
143 / 4,919
Oncology and Cancer research
138 / 14,101
Social Psychology
134 / 13,954
Sociology
134 / 2,137
Bioinformatics and Computational biology
125 / 7,603
Operations Research
119 / 1,177
Neuroscience
119 / 11,708
Optical Engineering
110 / 1,204
Statistics
107 / 3,916
Communications and Public Relations
106 / 3,231

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 47 1170
1992 113 1192
1993 202 1645
1994 260 2466
1995 287 3842
1996 288 4795
1997 248 6488
1998 267 7770
1999 269 9610
2000 301 11079
2001 297 12040
2002 332 13541
2003 390 15097
2004 364 16112
2005 333 18125
2006 339 19586
2007 334 20960
2008 328 22005
2009 388 23252
2010 368 25347
2011 327 25646
2012 300 26760
2013 283 26699
2014 317 26798
2015 262 24787
2016 317 23429
2017 282 22851
2018 266 20349
2019 328 21571
2020 326 23486
2021 286 24094

United States Military Academy alumni

  1. Dwight D. Eisenhower

    Dwight D. Eisenhower
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1890-1969 (aged 79)
    Enrolled in United States Military Academy
    Studied in 1911-1915
    Occupations
    politicianwritermilitary officerstatespersonmilitary personnel
    Biography

    Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower was an American military officer and statesman who served as the 34th president of the United States from 1953 to 1961. During World War II, he served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Force in Europe, and achieved the five-star rank of General of the Army. He planned and supervised the invasion of North Africa in Operation Torch in 1942–1943 and the invasion of Normandy from the Western Front in 1944–1945.

  2. Edgar Allan Poe

    Edgar Allan Poe
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1809-1849 (aged 40)
    Occupations
    poetwriteressayistliterary criticplaywright
    Biography

    Edgar Allan Poe was an American writer, poet, editor, and literary critic. Poe is best known for his poetry and short stories, particularly his tales of mystery and the macabre. He is widely regarded as a central figure of Romanticism in the United States, and of American literature. Poe was one of the country's earliest practitioners of the short story, and considered to be the inventor of the detective fiction genre, as well as a significant contributor to the emerging genre of science fiction. Poe is the first well-known American writer to earn a living through writing alone, resulting in a financially difficult life and career.

  3. Ulysses S Grant

    Ulysses S Grant
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1822-1885 (aged 63)
    Occupations
    explorermilitary officerwriterpoliticianslaveholder
    Biography

    Ulysses S. Grant was an American military officer and politician who served as the 18th president of the United States from 1869 to 1877. As president, Grant was an effective civil rights executive who created the Justice Department and worked with the Radical Republicans to protect African Americans during Reconstruction. Previously, as Commanding General, he led the Union Army to victory in the American Civil War in 1865 and thereafter briefly served as Secretary of War.

  4. Robert E. Lee

    Robert E. Lee
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1807-1870 (aged 63)
    Enrolled in United States Military Academy
    Studied in 1825-1829
    Occupations
    military officermilitary personnel
    Biography

    Robert Edward Lee was an American Confederate general who served in the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War, during which he was appointed the overall commander of the Confederate States Army. He led the Army of Northern Virginia, the Confederacy's most powerful army, from 1862 until its surrender in 1865. During the war, Lee earned a solid reputation as a skilled tactician, for which he was revered by his officers and men as well as respected and feared by his Union Army adversaries.

General info

Alternative names USMA
West Point
Founded 1802
Motto Duty, Honor, Country
Colors black, gray, gold
Academic Calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 1,723
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address 646 Swift Rd (ATTN: MASG)
West Point, New York, 10996-1905
United States
City population 7,000
Phone 8459384011
Fax +1 (845) 446 5820

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