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West Point Classes : 2002 Profile

Class of 2002
Class Profile


At time of admission
 
Volume of Applicants
                               Men   Women
Applicant Files Started.... 10,559   1,881
Nominated..................  3,610     631
Qualified..................  1,900     345
          (academically, physical aptitude)
Admitted...................  1,054     192
Rank in High School Class
First Fifth..... 74%
Second Fifth.... 20%
Third Fifth.....  5%
Fourth Fifth....  1%
Bottom Fifth....  0%
American College Testing (ACT) Assessment Program Scores*
Range     Eng     Math   Sci Reas    Read
31-36     11%      28%      19%       41%
26-30     61%      59%      49%       39%
21-25     26%      13%      30%       17%
16-20      2%       0%       2%        3%
11-15      0%       0%       0%        0%
Mean      27       29       27        29
*Includes only scores used as a basis for admission.
College Board Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) Scores*
Range     Verbal     Math
700-800      17%      21%
600-699      47%      57%
500-599      34%      22%
400-499       2%       1%
300-399       0%       0%
Mean        624       644
*Includes only scores used as a basis for admission.
Academic Honors
Class Valedictorians........................    78
Class Salutatorians.........................    38
National Merit Scholarship Recognition......   233
National Honor Society......................   732
Activities
Boys/Girls State Delegate...................   224
Class President or Student Body President...   222
School Publication Staff
  School Paper Editor, Co-Editor of Staff...   191
  Yearbook Editor or Co-Editor..............   159
Debating....................................   155
Dramatics...................................   168
Scouting Participants.......................   556
  Eagle Scout (men) or Gold Award (women)...   139
Varsity Athletics........................... 1,121
  Letter Winner............................. 1,116
  Team Captain..............................   774

 

Geographical Distribution
The Class of 2002 includes cadets appointed by Congress from every state in the United States, as well as others appointed from military service sources. Several international cadets under sponsorship of their respective countries also entered the Class of 2002. The countries represented include Croatia, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Nicaragua, Panama and Turkey.