Quick Facts

Location: West Point, NY


Average Class Size: 15-18


Majors Offered


Student To Faculty Ratio: 8-1


The United States Military Academy (USMA) at West Point is renowned for its historic and distinguished reputation as a military academy and as a leading, progressive institution of higher education. Made legendary in books and movies produced over the years, the academy’s “Long Gray Line” of graduates includes some of our nation’s most famous and influential men: Ulysses S. Grant, Robert E. Lee, Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson, George S. Patton, Omar Bradley, Douglas MacArthur, Dwight Eisenhower, and Norman Schwarzkopf. Because of this superb education and leadership experience, West Point graduates historically have been found in high-level  leadership positions. Their numbers include two U.S. presidents and a number of ambassadors, state governors, legislators, judges, cabinet members, members of Congress, educators, astronauts, and corporate executives. Today, West Point continues to provide thousands of young men and women the unique opportunity to develop physically, ethically, and intellectually while building a foundation for an exciting, challenging, and rewarding career as an active duty Army officer in the service of our nation.

Army West Point is the athletic name for the United States Military Academy at West Point (USMA). The mission of Army West Point Athletics is to provide an extraordinary Division I athletic experience that develops leaders of character committed to the values of Duty, Honor, Country.  With 28 total sports, excellent facilities, a superb education and the leadership experience, Army West Point is where cadet-athletes can do everything.

The Historic Hudson Valley

The historic Hudson Valley contains breathtaking scenery, restorations and monuments highlighting our nation’s early history. There are stately mansions and a variety of leisure and sporting opportunities. The combination of beauty, history and recreation in the Hudson Valley makes these surroundings unique in America. The Hudson Valley has something for everyone. Trails in the Catskill Mountains provide for both hiking and skiing. Excellent fishing and boating in our surrounding lakes and rivers offer plenty of excitement for outdoors enthusiasts, including white-water kayaking. The Hudson Highlands, West Point, the Franklin D. Roosevelt home and library, Revolutionary War battlefields, and the historic Catskill Mountain Region are among the attractions that make this area world famous.

New York City

New York City, one of the world’s greatest cities, is just a 45-minute drive from West Point. The variety of opportunities to enjoy – Broadway shows, comedy venues, museums, professional sports competitions and world-class dining – make New York City one of the entertainment capitals of the world.
Cadets can tour the Metropolitan Museum of Art or see Major League Baseball as the New York Yankees tangle with their rivals. As a cadet, you can sit back and enjoy a Broadway musical, then venture to South Street Seaport for your favorite dining.
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Yankee Stadium
South Street Seaport