West Point Ranked Near The Top For Public Colleges

By West Point Public Affairs

Date: Monday, Sep 12, 2022 Time: 19:58 EST RELEASE NO: 19-22

WEST POINT, N.Y. – The U.S. Military Academy moves up two places in “Best National Liberal Arts Colleges” category and is again rated as one of the nation’s best undergraduate educational institutions according to this year’s U.S. News & World Report. 

The 2022 – 2023 Best Colleges Rankings released today by U.S. News & World Report places the U.S. Military Academy No. 2 in Top Public Liberal Arts Colleges and No. 9 in Best National Liberal Arts Colleges. In the Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs category, at schools where a doctorate is not offered, West Point ranks No. 5. Additionally, in the Best in the Specialties category, West Point ranks No. 4 for its civil engineering program, No. 5 in mechanical engineering, No. 6 in electrical engineering, and No. 9 in computer engineering.

“Our improved standing over the past year is a direct result of the talent and commitment of our entire team. From the faculty to the cadets, the work they do every day inspires greatness,” said Dean of the Academic Board, Brig. Gen. Shane Reeves. “At the forefront of all our efforts is our interdisciplinary applied learning model that drives innovation for the Army and beyond.” 

For a complete list of rankings and ranking methodology, visit www.usnews.com/colleges

About West Point  

The U. S. Military Academy at West Point is a four-year, co-educational, federal, liberal arts college located 50 miles north of New York City. It was founded in 1802 as America's first college of engineering and continues today as the world’s premier leader-development institution, consistently ranked among top colleges in the country. Its mission remains constant—to educate, train, and inspire the Corps of Cadets so that each graduate is a commissioned leader of character committed to the values of Duty, Honor, Country and prepared for a career of professional excellence and service to the nation as an officer in the U. S. Army. For more information, go to www.westpoint.edu.