West Point Class Profile

​How Do You Compare?

To get an idea of how competitive your file is, use this profile to compare against your high school record. The profile is a composite picture of a recently admitted class. The extracurricular activities in the profile are not an exhaustive list. The most important thing to remember is to do your absolute best in all your classes and standardized tests, compete in athletics, and seek out leadership opportunities in your school and in your community. 

Volume of Applicants 

 

Volume of Applicants

Men Women Total
Applicant Files Started 8,919 3,375 12,294
Nominated 3,016 989 4,005
Qualified (academically & in physical aptitude) 1,721 507 2,228
Admitted 918 292 1,210

Rank in High School Class
 

Rank %
First - Fifth 64%
Second - Fifth 19%
Third - Fifth 11%
Fourth - Fifth 1%
Bottom - Fifth 0%
 
 

College Board Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) Scores**
 

Range Critical Reading Math
700 - 800 16% 25%
600 - 699 35% 49%
500 - 599 45% 26%
400 - 499 4% 1%
300 - 399 0% 0%
Mean 610 685

American College Testing (ACT) Assessment Program Scores**
 

Range Eng Math Sci Reas Read Write
31 - 36 57% 35% 42% 66% 5%
26 - 30 27% 52% 37% 23% 42%
21 - 25 14% 13% 20% 10% 32%
16 - 20 1% 1% 0% 1% 21%
11 - 15 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Mean 30 29 28 31 25

**Includes only scores used as a basis for admission.

 
 

Academic Honors
 

Academic Honor  
Class Valedictorians 72
Class Salutatorians 34
National Merit Scholarship Recognition 525
National Honor Society 698

Activities
 

Activity  
Boys/Girls State Delegate 349
Class President or Student Body President 134
School Publication Staff (School Paper Editor, Co-Editor or Staff) 111
School Publication Staff (Yearbook Editor or Co-Editor) 122
Debating 134
Dramatics 122
Scouting Participants 186***
Eagle Scout (men) or Gold Award (women) 129
Varsity Athletics 1200
       Letter Winner 1067
       Team Captain 808
Combat Veterans 10
International 16

***Data from AMS, not from any cadet survey.

Prepared by: USMA (OIR/DEAN), 06 July 2018

Source: AMS Database