United States Military Academy

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world rank  599

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Established in 1802, United States Military Academy is a non-profit public federal liberal arts higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium town of West Point (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), New York. Officially accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, United States Military Academy (USMA) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. United States Military Academy (USMA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 218 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this US higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. USMA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym USMA
Founded 1802
Motto Duty, Honor, Country
Colours Black, gray and gold

University Location

Address 646 Swift Road
West Point
10996-1905 New York
United States
Tel +1 (845) 938 4011
Fax +1 (845) 446 5820

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
Not reported Not reported
International
students
Not reported Not reported

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is recommended
- Secondary school rank is required
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are recommended
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office

(845) 938 4041

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Public Federal
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
2000 Classification Other specialized institutions
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Exclusively undergraduate four-year
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, no graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Not Classified (Exclusively Graduate Programs)

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to United States Military Academy's Library
United States Military Academy's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 358,295 physical volumes, 11,607 physical media, 3,170 digital/electronic medium and 237 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
United States Military Academy provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 4,700 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Yes

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation

1949


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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