United States Military Academy

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United States Military Academy can be found in West Point, NY, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. United States Military Academy has an enrollment of nearly 4,600 students.

Many of the students admitted to this school earned an SAT score within the range of 1160 to 1380, or got accepted with an ACT score in the range of 25 to 30. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the United States Military Academy average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.42 - 3.64. The acceptance rate of this school is considered highly competitive, with only 10% of those who applied applicants on average being admitted. You can get more information from the admissions office website at westpoint.edu.

Overall United States Military Academy Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for United States Military Academy was reported as 12.0% in Fall 2020 with over 11,700 college applications submitted to United States Military Academy. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 25 - 30
  • Average GPA: 3.42 - 3.64

How Hard Is It to Get into United States Military Academy?

Applicant Selectivity: High

The selectivity of applicants for undergraduate admissions to United States Military Academy is considered high, with many applicants scoring in the top percentiles on the SAT or ACT exam, as well as having an excellent high school GPA.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2023 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2023-2024 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for United States Military Academy has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 9.7%
  • 2017-2018: 9.6%
  • 2018-2019: 11.5%
  • 2019-2020: 12.0%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 10.3%

How Does United States Military Academy Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for United States Military Academy is more than 100% lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Mount Saint Mary College93.8%
Vassar College23.7%
Dominican College of Blauvelt77.8%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Recommended
  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to United States Military Academy (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading570 - 680
Math590 - 700
Total Score1160 - 1380
ACT®Score Range
English28 - 35
Math27 - 32
Composite Score25 - 30
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