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 4,900 students.

Many of the students admitted to this school earned an SAT score within the range of 1730 to 2050, or got accepted with an ACT score in the range of 27 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 3.48 - 3.78. The acceptance rate of this school is considered highly competitive, with only 9% of those who applied applicants on average being admitted. You can get more information from the admissions office website at admissions.usma.edu.

Overall United States Military Academy Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for United States Military Academy was reported as 9.0% in Fall 2013 with over 15,400 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

  • SAT Scores: 1730 - 2050
  • ACT Scores: 27 - 30
  • Average GPA: 3.48 - 3.78

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 2020 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2020-2021 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for United States Military Academy has been on a downward trend over the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 14.1%
  • 2010-2011: 13.1%
  • 2011-2012: 10.6%
  • 2012-2013: 9.0%
  • 2013-2014: 9.0%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2020-2021: 10.1%

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 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Mount Saint Mary College86.0%
Vassar College23.8%
Nyack College96.7%
Dominican College of Blauvelt71.9%
St. Thomas Aquinas College82.2%

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 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to United States Military Academy (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading580 - 695
Math600 - 690
Writing550 - 665
Total Score1730 - 2050
ACT®Score Range
English27 - 31
Math26 - 31
Composite Score27 - 30
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