600 Thayer Road West Point, NY 10996-2101 845-938-4041
About United States Military Academy
  • Year of Foundation 1802
  • Size of Campus 16,080 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 4,231
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 15% 85% 93%OUS
Application
  • App. Deadlines March 21
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State N/A
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Not Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee N/A
  • Enrollment No. 4,553
The United States Military Academy at West Point (also known as USMA, West Point, Army, The Academy or simply The Point) is a four-year coeducational federal service academy located in West Point, New York. The academy sits on scenic high ground overlooking the Hudson River, 50 miles (80 km) north of New York City. The entire central campus is a national landmark and home to scores of historic sites, buildings, and monuments. The majority of the campus's neogothic buildings are constructed from gray and black granite. The campus is a popular tourist destination complete with a large visitor center and the oldest museum in the United States Army.
Social Life And Activities
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, dress/hair code, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Setting Suburban
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus In April of every year, West Point seems to blossom with cadets of all classes jogging up and down hills, sometimes in full combat gear. It can mean only one thing-teams from each of the 32 cadet companies are getting ready for the early spring challenge o
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Number of honor societies Phi Kappa Ph; Rhodes Scholarships; Olmsted Scholarships; National Science Foundation Scholarships; Hertz Foundation Fellowships; Daedalian Scholarships; Marshall Scholarships; Harry S. Truman Foundation Scholarships; East-West Center Scholarship; Rotary Fo
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Student Union; Cadet Catholic Folk Group; Catholic Cadet Catechists; Catholic Chapel Choir; Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship; Church of Christ; Fellowship of Christian Athletes; Jewish Chapel Choice; Latter-day Saints
  • Other on-campus organizations 100%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Arabic Language Club; Asian-Pacific Club; Chinese Language Club; French Language Club; German Language Club; Hebrew Language Culture & Technology Club; International Cadets of West Point; Korean-American Relations Seminar;
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 0
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest airport Stewart International Airport - Newburgh, NY (18), Newark International Airport, Newark, NJ (45)
  • Distance to nearest train Garrison, NY (Metro North) (10)
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Distance to nearest bus Newburgh, NY (18)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 100%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 57%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (100%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 100%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 7
Campus Services
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 360
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 4,400
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all school buildings and on all school property
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 10
  • Counseling Services military, academic, psychological, religious
  • Number of e-books 49
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 8,700
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, health service
  • Number Of Microforms 1,200
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Books in Library 468,651
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Subscriptions 1,100
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Museums All visitors to the United States Military Academy are encouraged to tour the Museum to view what is considered to be the oldest and largest diversified public collection of miltaria in the Western Hemisphere.The USMA Library's Special Collections and
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 375
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Library Facilities 100%
Student Employment and Career
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 0
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 0%
  • Career placment and training other
  • Employed Students after 1 year 100%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Upon graduation, graduates are commissioned as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army and serve for at least five years on active duty as an Army officer.Medical School: The Medical Program Advisory Committee (MPAC) is responsible for the evaluation of
  • Does the school discourage student employment Yes
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 100%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 2 years 100%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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