Unlock Your Full Potential

West Point is the world's preeminent leader development institution. Members of the Long Gray Line live by the motto "Duty, Honor, Country" and serve as leaders both in and out of uniform.

Unlock Your Full Potential

West Point is the world's preeminent leader development institution. Members of the Long Gray Line live by the motto "Duty, Honor, Country" and serve as leaders both in and out of uniform.

The U.S. Military Academy at West Point

The U.S. Military Academy's mission is "to build, educate, train, and inspire the Corps of Cadets to be commissioned leaders of character committed to the Army Values and ready for a lifetime of service to the Army and Nation."

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Sandhurst Military Skills Competition

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Your Path to Success Starts Here

West Point graduates are highly sought-after leaders of character.

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28
Research Centers
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36
Majors to Choose From
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$70K
Guaranteed Salary Upon Graduation
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7:1
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
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100%
Job Placement after Graduation

Innovation, technology, and national defense at USMA

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Leader Development at West Point

West Point graduates are highly sought-after leaders of character.

Academic Program

West Point's Academic Program prepares graduates to think creatively and to express original ideas within a broad curriculum that balances the physical sciences and engineering with the behavioral and social sciences.

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Leadership Development

Character is central to the 47-month West Point leadership development experience. This emphasis extends beyond the Honor Code and is woven into the Academic, Military, and Physical Programs to support the West Point motto - "Duty, Honor, Country."

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Military Program

West Point's Military Program is unmatched, providing a professional foundation in the American military ethic and the Army's core values and training in individual and small-unit leadership skills.

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Physical Program

West Point's Physical Program prepares cadets for the physically demanding requirements of an Army officer. Cadets develop the ability to maintain personal and unit fitness, foster the warrior spirit, build an appreciation for teamwork, and inspire the will to win.

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An Experience Like No Other

The U.S. Military Academy is the premier leader development institution in the world. The Academy's integrated 47-month experience is unlike that at any other college.  Cadets are exposed to unique opportunities and forge bonds that last a lifetime.  West Point graduates are leaders of character in all walks of life - members of the Long Gray Line  - who are committed to the values of Duty, Honor, and Country.

Academy News & Events

USMA Orienteering Club hosts USA Orienteering National Ranking Event

The U.S. Military Academy Orienteering Club hosted a sanctioned USA Orienteering National Ranking Event (NRE) at Camp Shea on April 13 and Lake Frederick and Bull Pond Recreation Area on April 14....

PANE offers equipment, space for West Point community to enjoy 2024 Solar Eclipse

Cadets, staff, faculty and West Point community members traveled to Daly Field April 8 to witness the Solar Eclipse at the U.S. Military Academy....

West Point MWR hosts Brew Fest April 26 at West Point Club

West Point Morale, Welfare and Recreation invites the community to its Brew Fest event from 7-10 p.m. April 26 at the West Point Club....

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Research with a Purpose

Research is a strength of West Point and provides context to the classroom. West Point cadets are driven and faculty are world-class. The Army leverages this talent to solve its most complex problems.

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Experience West Point

Prospective cadets can get a taste of life at West Point virtually or in-person. Learn what it's like to attend the world's preeminent leader development institution.

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