Get Inspired

At West Point, you'll get more than a top-tier education and the world's best leadership training. You'll be inspired to reach your full potential by a community dedicated to growing character, achieving excellence, and serving the Nation.

Get Inspired

At West Point, you'll get more than a top-tier education and the world's best leadership training. You'll be inspired to reach your full potential by a community dedicated to growing character, achieving excellence, and serving the Nation.

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More Than a College Degree

  • Receive world-renowned leadership training: Every West Point cadet gains leadership experience in the classroom, during military training, on the athletic field, and in cadet-run clubs or organizations. 
  • Form lifelong bonds: Join a tight-knit, supportive community dedicated to serving others and the nation. 
  • Experience exciting, developmental opportunities: From rappelling out of a helicopter to summer trips abroad with classmates, the exciting, developmental experiences available at West Point are numerous and varied. 
  • Receive a fully-funded undergraduate education and begin a rewarding career: West Point graduates go on to be leaders of character in the US Army and beyond. 

Why West Point

West Point is THE United States Military Academy – the first military academy established in America.  USMA is consistently ranked among the best colleges and universities in the world.

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7:1
Student to Faculty Ratio
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#3
Top Public Schools
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#4
Undergraduate Engineering Program
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96
Rhodes Scholars Attended West Point
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100%
Cadets Receive Full Scholarships

How West Point Inspires, Educates, & Develops

Academics

With nationally ranked programs, innovative high-tech majors, and faculty among the nation's most accessible, West Point creates an environment that nurtures your academic interests, preparing you for success in the Army and beyond.

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Leadership Development

West Point is the world's preeminent leader development institution. As a West Point cadet, you will lead in the classroom, on the athletic field, and in military training, becoming a respectful and highly sought after leader of character.

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Athletics

Every cadet is an athlete. Whether in NCAA Division I athletics, club sports, or competitive intramurals, you will be on a team competing to win, because college should challenge more than just your intellect. Go Army, Beat Navy!

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Military Education

The Military Program at the United States Military Academy consists of military-focused classroom instruction and labs, summer field training, and various military-related enrichment opportunities available throughout the year.

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"West Point is like no other place in the world. The strong sense of unity, commitment to service, and continuous pursuit of growth provided an environment that resonates with my goals both professionally and personally. It is a place where I continuously push my limits."

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Your Path to Success Starts Here!

Learn why the US Military Academy is one of the top rated colleges in the world and how you can begin your journey to joining the storied Long Gray Line.

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Clubs & Activities

From the Debate Club, Jazz Forum, or Gospel Choir to the Ski Club, Military Drill Team, or Freefall Parachute Team, West Point offers a community where you can explore your interests.

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