Academics

The United States Military Academy provides a top-tier undergraduate education that develops leaders of character.

Academics

The United States Military Academy provides a top-tier undergraduate education that develops leaders of character.

Portrait Image Square Image
Square Image Portrait Image

Academic Program

West Point's curriculum provides a grounding in the liberal arts and engineering, a study of a discipline in depth, and experiential learning opportunities that prepare cadets to think critically, internalize their professional identity, and employ their education to help build the Army and the nation’s future. Integrated into every course and experience are elements designed to foster cadets' character development.

Academic Statistics

Stats default image
15-18
Average Class Size
Stats default image
28
Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarship Opportunities
Stats default image
1000+
Internships Each Year
Stats default image
62
Academic Clubs & Forums
Stats default image
36
Academic Majors
crest logo

“The Nation that makes a great distinction between its scholars and its warriors will have its thinking done by cowards and its fighting done by fools.”

– Thucydides

Academic News

High school female students spend day at West Point exploring academic, professional opportunities

The U.S. Military Academy hosted a unique college exploration day for 20 female high school students with the help of the West Point Directorate of Admissions on April 4 at West Point....

West Point kicks off SAAPM with poet, veteran talking about overcoming harassment, assault

The U.S. Military Academy Sexual Harassment/Assault Prevention (SHARP) program hosted the kickoff event of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) featuring spoken word poet, Rashan Legard, on April 2 at Eisenhower Hall Theatre....

West Point Cadet passes in Fort Lauderdale

WEST POINT, N.Y. – West Point regrets to announce the loss of Cadet Havin Morris, 21, from Pleasanton, California, Monday, March 25, while on leave in Florida....

Usma Crest

Majors & Minors

Cadets choose from 36 academic majors and have a number of options if they choose to pursue a minor.

Trendy Pants and Shoes
Usma Crest
Usma Crest
Trendy Pants and Shoes
Usma Crest

Enrichment Opportunities

Cadets have numerous academic enrichment opportunities through USMA's 62 academic clubs & forums, and hundreds of conferences, internships, and study abroad opportunities.

Usma Crest

West Point Scholars Program

West Point Cadets have the opportunity to compete for and win a number of graduate school scholarships and fellowships. Cadets practice their discipline in real-world research environments where they solve contemporary and highly relevant problems.

Trendy Pants and Shoes
Usma Crest
Usma Crest
Trendy Pants and Shoes
Usma Crest

West Point Faculty

USMA's unique faculty model brings together military and civilian faculty with deep expertise and the best pedagogical approaches. West Point's faculty members are exceptional teachers and accessible mentors committed to developing leaders of character.

Follow Us for Academic Updates on Social Media