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West Point Classes : 2004 Profile

Class of 2004
Class Profile


At time of admission
Volume of Applicants
                                 Men    Women
Applicant Files Started....... 8,989    1,901
Nominated..................... 3,353      641
Qualified..................... 1,969      352
   (academically, physical aptitude) 
Admitted......................   993      195
Rank in High School Class
First Fifth..... 72%
Second Fifth.... 19%
Third Fifth.....  7%
Fourth Fifth....  2%
Bottom Fifth....  0%
American College Testing (ACT) Assessment Program Scores*
Range    Eng    Math   Sci Reas   Read
31-36    14%    26%      19%   41%
26-30    55%    57%      48%   42%
21-25    27%    17%      32%      16%
16-20     3%     0%       1%       1%
11-15     0%     0%       0%       0%
Mean     27     28       27       29
College Board Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) Scores*
Range       Verbal    Math
700-800        15%     22%
600-699        49%     53%
500-599        33%     24%
400-499         3%      1%
300-399         0%      0%
Mean          621     641
*Includes only scores used as a basis for admission.
Academic Honors
Class Valedictorians..............................  63
Class Salutatorians...............................  39
National Merit Scholarship Recognition............ 182
National Honor Society............................ 686
Activities
Boys/Girls State Delegate.......................   217
Class President or Student Body President.......   222
School Publication Staff
  School Paper Editor, Co-Editor of Staff.......   157
  Yearbook Editor or Co-Editor..................   134
Debating........................................   147
Dramatics.......................................   201
Scouting Participants...........................   513
  Eagle Scout (men) or Gold Award (women).......   155
Varsity Athletics............................... 1,045
  Letter Winner................................. 1,045
  Team Captain..................................   508
Geographical Distribution
The Class of 2004 "new cadets" included 1,179 U.S. citizens from every state in the nation plus 8 foreign cadets for a total of 1,187 new cadets. There were 195 females, 103 African-Americans, 92 Hispanics, and 9 Native Americans. The foreign cadets were from Cameroon, the Philippines (2), Jordan, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Kazakhstan and Taiwan.