Freshman Admission Reqs
Freshman Admission Reqs
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High School Preparation
High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is not required
High School Units Req or Recommended
Subject Req Reco
English 4
Mathematics 4
Science 4
Foreign Language 2
Social Studies 1
History 1
Academic Electives 3
Examinations
Subject Required Units Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required January 31
SAT Only Not reported Not reported
ACT Only Not reported Not reported
SAT & SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Not used if submitted January 31
SAT Subject Tests Only Not used if submitted Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Writing component required SAT: Used for admission, ACT: Used for admission
Applying For Admission
Applying For Admission
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Admissions Office
Address
600 Thayer Road
West Point
NY
10996
Fax
(845) 938-3021
Application Dates & Fees
Regular Admission Deadline
January 31, 2022
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins November 1
Accept Offer of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications not accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision Offered
No
Early Action Offered
No
Application Form
Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Accepted
Other Application Requirements
Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
4 required for all freshmen
Other
Candidates will be notified if they can compete for admission into West Point after the Service Academies Pre-candidate Questionnaire is submitted to West Point’s Admission office required for freshmen
Selection of Students
Selection of Students
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Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X
Profile of Fall Admission
Profile of Fall Admission
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Overall Admission Rate
9% of 14,969 applicants were admitted
Women
7% of 4,653 applicants were admitted
Men
10% of 10,316 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
1,221 (94%) of 1,294 admitted students enrolled
Women
282 (91%) of 311 admitted students enrolled
Men
939 (96%) of 983 admitted students enrolled
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 Scale)
4.00 and Above
48%
3.50 - 3.74
26%
3.25 - 3.49
Not Reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not Reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not Reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not Reported
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math: 670 average , 600-740 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
40%
Score of 600 - 700
41%
Score of 500 - 600
18%
Score of 400 - 500
1%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW: 650 average , 610-700 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
30%
Score of 600 - 700
47%
Score of 500 - 600
22%
Score of 400 - 500
1%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
31 average , 28-33 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
52%
Score of 24 - 29
47%
Score of 18 - 23
1%
Score of 12 - 17
0%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
ACT Math: 30
Score of 30 - 36
51%
Score of 24 - 29
45%
Score of 18 - 23
4%
Score of 12 - 17
Not Reported
Score of 6 - 11
Not Reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not Reported
ACT Eng: 31
Score of 30 - 36
66%
Score of 24 - 29
29%
Score of 18 - 23
5%
Score of 12 - 17
Not Reported
Score of 6 - 11
Not Reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not Reported
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 43%
Top quarter: 70%
Top half: 93%
National Merit Scholar
3%
Valedictorian
8%
Class President
11%
Student Government Officer
Not reported
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