THE U.S. MILITARY ACADEMY AT WEST POINT

THE PREEMINENT LEADER DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTION

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The U.S. Military Academy at West Point's mission is "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 United States Army."

 

The Academy's Four Leader Development Programs

Cadets learn to live honorably, lead honorably, and demonstrate excellence by following through the Character, Academic, Physical, and Military programs.

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Character text and Military crest

Moral-ethical development is central to the 47-month West Point experience and is explicitly mandated by the Academy's mission statement. The emphasis on personal character is to support the West Point Motto - "Duty, Honor, Country" - and the ideals of the seven Army Values: loyalty, duty, respect, selfless service, honor, integrity, and personal courage.

EXPLORE CHARACTER PROGRAM
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Character text and Military crest

Moral-ethical development is central to the 47-month West Point experience and is explicitly mandated by the Academy's mission statement. The emphasis on personal character is to support the West Point Motto - "Duty, Honor, Country" - and the ideals of the seven Army Values: loyalty, duty, respect, selfless service, honor, integrity, and personal courage.

EXPLORE CHARACTER PROGRAM
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Academic text and Military crest

West Point's Academic Program includes an excellent, broadly structured undergraduate curriculum that balances the physical sciences and engineering with the behavioral and social sciences. The goal is for every graduate to be able to think creatively and clearly express original ideas on both technological and interpersonal issues. In addition, the Academy seeks to instill in cadets a commitment to progressive and continued education development.

EXPLORE ACADEMIC PROGRAM
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Academic text and Military crest

West Point's Academic Program includes an excellent, broadly structured undergraduate curriculum that balances the physical sciences and engineering with the behavioral and social sciences. The goal is for every graduate to be able to think creatively and clearly express original ideas on both technological and interpersonal issues. In addition, the Academy seeks to instill in cadets a commitment to progressive and continued education development.

EXPLORE ACADEMIC PROGRAM
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Military text and Military crest

West Point's Military Program provides an outstanding professional foundation focused on education in the American military ethic and the Army's core values, along with training in individual and small-unit leadership skills. Cadets are inspired to make a commitment to national services as an Army officer and to adopt the ideals of the seven Army Values.

EXPLORE MILITARY PROGRAM
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Military text and Military crest

West Point's Military Program provides an outstanding professional foundation focused on education in the American military ethic and the Army's core values, along with training in individual and small-unit leadership skills. Cadets are inspired to make a commitment to national services as an Army officer and to adopt the ideals of the seven Army Values.

EXPLORE MILITARY PROGRAM
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Character text and Military crest

The Physical Program is focused upon the physically demanding requirements of an Army officer. It endeavors to develop in cadets the ability to maintain personal and unit fitness, fosters the warrior spirit, builds an appreciation for team work, and inspires the will to win. Specific program activities include physical education classes, regular fitness testing, and competitive athletics.

EXPLORE PHYSICAL PROGRAM
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Character text and Military crest

The Physical Program is focused upon the physically demanding requirements of an Army officer. It endeavors to develop in cadets the ability to maintain personal and unit fitness, fosters the warrior spirit, builds an appreciation for team work, and inspires the will to win. Specific program activities include physical education classes, regular fitness testing, and competitive athletics.

EXPLORE PHYSICAL PROGRAM

THE U.S. MILITARY ACADEMY AT WEST POINT

THE PATH TO SUCCESS STARTS HERE

26

Research Centers

36

Majors to Choose From

$53K

Salary Upon Graduation as a 2nd Lieutenant

7:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

100%

Job Placement After Graduation

Ranked as the #1 Most Accessible

Professors in the 2018 Princeton Review

DUTY HONOR COUNTRY

PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT

The West Point experience develops warrior leaders of character who are physically fit and mentally tough by engaging Cadets in activities that promote and enhance physical excellence.

WINNING SPIRIT

Experience school spirit and camaraderie at a whole new level. West Point traditions and school spirit rival any public school in the nation, including one of the fiercest rivalry in college sports. Go Army!

ACADEMICS

Our students are on the forefront of cyber technology, international politics, and engineering. With world-renowned faculty and facilities, explore why West Point is one of the top academic institutions in the country.

LEADER DEVELOPMENT

West Point is the preeminent leader development institution in the world – aspire to be more than you thought possible!

ATHLETICS

Every student is a scholar, every student is an athlete.

SUMMER TRAINING

Experiences that strengthen you as a person and as a leader.