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West Point Classes : 2003 Profile

Class of 2003
Class Profile


At time of admission
 
Volume of Applicants
                               Men   Women
Applicant Files Started..... 9,782   1,708
Nominated................... 3,392     628
Qualified................... 1,654     312
   (academically, physical aptitude)
Admitted....................   946     188
Rank in High School Class
First Fifth..... 73%
Second Fifth.... 20%
Third Fifth.....  6%
Fourth Fifth....  1%
Bottom Fifth....  0%
American College Testing (ACT) Assessment Program Scores*
Range     Eng     Math   Sci Reas    Read
31-36     18%     29%      19%       40%
26-30     50%     54%      50%       40%
21-25     28%     17%      30%       19%
16-20      4%      0%       1%        1%
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      18%      22%
600-699      49%      53%
500-599      28%      24%
400-499       5%       1%
300-399       0%       0%
Mean        627      641
*Includes only scores used as a basis for admission.
Academic Honors
Class Valedictorians.........................   82
Class Salutatorians.........................    31
National Merit Scholarship Recognition......   227
National Honor Society......................   648
Activities
Boys/Girls State Delegate...................   196
Class President or Student Body President...   208
School Publication Staff
  School Paper Editor, Co-Editor of Staff...   168
  Yearbook Editor or Co-Editor..............   132
Debating....................................   174
Dramatics...................................   262
Scouting Participants.......................   503
  Eagle Scout (men) or Gold Award (women)...   137
Varsity Athletics........................... 1,001
Letter Winner............................... 1,001
Team Captain................................   674

 

Geographical Distribution
The Class of 2003 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 2003. The countries represented include Bulgaria, Estonia, Lithuania, Nicaragua, Romania, Slovenia, South Korea and Turkey.