United States Military Academy Rankings

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In the World#1671 of 14178
In North America#521 of 2629
In the United States#474 of 2528
In New York State#42 of 221
In West Point#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
12%
Average SAT
1270
Average ACT
28
Undergraduates
4,457
Male:Female Ratio
77:23
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree

United States Military Academy Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate12%12%11%
Applicants11,6758,5623,113
Admissions1,4051,068337
Freshmen enrolled full time1,171898273

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,029 or 88%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1160
or below

75% of them
had 1380
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in United States Military Academy are 1160-1380 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
917 or 78%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 25
or below

75% of them
had 30
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in United States Military Academy are 25-30 (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

White2833 (64%)
Black or African American545 (12%)
Hispanic447 (10%)
Asian357 (8%)
Two or more races128 (3%)
Nonresident Alien59 (1%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown43 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native25 (0.6%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander8 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity4,700

United States Military Academy Majors

MajorBachelor's
Mechanical Engineering81
Business Administration and Management, General73
Systems Engineering58
Engineering & Industrial Management51
Economics, General49
Legal Studies, General47
Civil Engineering, General45
International Relations and Affairs43
Military Applied Sciences, Other41
Computer and Information Sciences, General35
Operations Research33
Biology & Biological Sciences, General26
Electrical and Electronics Engineering25
Cognitive Science22
Mathematics, General22
Chemical Engineering22
Industrial and Organizational Psychology22
Nuclear Engineering21
Sociology21
Geography19
Applied Psychology18
Information Technology18
American History (United States)17
Systems Science and Theory17
Military History17
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other16
Chinese Language and Literature16
History, Other14
Kinesiology and Exercise Science13
Environmental Science12
Russian Language and Literature12
Physics, General11
English Language and Literature, General11
French Language and Literature11
Geographic Information Science and Cartography9
Environmental & Environmental Health Engineering9
Arabic Language and Literature9
American Government and Politics (United States9
Astrophysics8
Philosophy6
Physical Sciences5
Spanish Language and Literature4
Chemistry, General4
Portuguese Language and Literature3
Political Science and Government, General2
German Language and Literature1
East Asian Studies1
Russian Studies1
Grand Total1,030
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate85%84%87%
  • Full-time retention rate - 95%

Publications & Citations

Publications
8,999
Citations
465,646

Publication count by topic

Chemistry
2,204
Biology
1,781
Medicine
1,748
Computer science
769
Engineering
553
Psychology
379
Mathematics
310
Political science
280
Materials science
279
Sociology
113
Physics
99
Business
75
Environmental science
57
History
56
Art
55
Economics
53
Geography
42
Geology
26
Philosophy
22

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Chemistry447110,716
Medicine483123,450
Biology487153,006
Psychology67627,594
Political science8141,546
Computer science95313,842
History959136
Sociology9982,006
Engineering10015,632
Mathematics13245,012
Geography1404922
Business14771,407
Philosophy151230
Art156923
Materials science16106,317
Physics18881,287
Economics1902677
Environmental science1963934
Geology2439158

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990381063
1991441078
19921041031
19931881498
19942442164
19952733678
19962654383
19972336158
19982447395
19992399150
200026910677
200126111462
200232112882
200337814349
200434015114
200531117122
200631218437
200730819810
200832320574
200937921727
201031523212
201130223848
201229725173
201326425108
201430824717
201523722967
201628521187
201724520427
201822416850
201929318228
202023418304

General info

Alternative namesUSMA
West Point
Founded1802
WikipediaUnited States Military Academy
MottoDuty, Honor, Country
Colorsblack, gray, gold
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff1,702
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address646 Swift Rd (ATTN: MASG)
West Point, New York, 10996-1905
United States
City population7,000
Phone8459384011
Fax+1 (845) 446 5820

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