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CADET EXPERIENCE


THE WEST POINT EXPERIENCE

AN EXPERIENCE LIKE NO OTHER

 

Every college has its own culture and traditions. But, with more than two hundred years of American and military history, and West Point’s time honored traditions, the U.S. Military Academy truly is like nowhere else.

Cadet Life text

Running, marching, physical and military training. At West Point, you will be pushed harder than you have ever been pushed before, but when you make it through cadet basic training, you will have the confidence and self-assurance that come with succeeding through hard work and determination.

Cadet Life text

Running, marching, physical and military training. At West Point, you will be pushed harder than you have ever been pushed before, but when you make it through cadet basic training, you will have the confidence and self-assurance that come with succeeding through hard work and determination.

Running, marching, physical and military training. At West Point, you will be pushed harder than you have ever been pushed before, but when you make it through cadet basic training, you will have the confidence and self-assurance that come with succeeding through hard work and determination.

Campus Experience text

At West Point, cadets have the option to participate in any of the 130+ extracurricular activities - many which cannot be found at other colleges and universities.

Campus Experience text

At West Point, cadets have the option to participate in any of the 130+ extracurricular activities - many which cannot be found at other colleges and universities.

 

At West Point, cadets have the option to participate in any of the 130+ extracurricular activities - many which cannot be found at other colleges and universities.

Usma traditions text

Every college has its own culture and traditions. But, with more than two hundred years of American and military history, and West Point’s time honored traditions, the U.S. Military Academy truly is like nowhere else.

Usma traditions text

Every college has its own culture and traditions. But, with more than two hundred years of American and military history, and West Point’s time honored traditions, the U.S. Military Academy truly is like nowhere else.

USMA provides cadets with Academic Resources to help them tackle the nation’s and the world’s most challenging problems. USMA's library and research centers bring context to the classroom, are central to our vibrant and pioneering faculty, and are one way West Point connects to the Army and to the Nation.

 
Cadet Fitness text

At West Point, every cadet is an athlete. Whether it’s NCAA, club sports, or intramurals, daily life for cadets always includes some form of competitive fitness.

Cadet Fitness text

At West Point, every cadet is an athlete. Whether it’s NCAA, club sports, or intramurals, daily life for cadets always includes some form of competitive fitness.

At West Point, every cadet is an athlete. Whether it’s NCAA, club sports, or intramurals, daily life for cadets always includes some form of competitive fitness.

Preparing for your future text

There are seventeen different branches, with each being its own entity and having its specific role within the U.S. Army. “Branching” is an exciting step for cadets because it’s a time when each is selected for the type of work they’ll be doing as a commissioned offer in the U.S. Army.

Preparing for your future text

There are seventeen different branches, with each being its own entity and having its specific role within the U.S. Army. “Branching” is an exciting step for cadets because it’s a time when each is selected for the type of work they’ll be doing as a commissioned offer in the U.S. Army.

At West Point, research is organized and administered through centers. These centers, affiliated with and coordinated by the Academic Research Division (ARD), provide the infrastructure and support necessary to tackle the nation’s and the world’s most challenging problems. Our research centers bring context to the classroom, are central to our vibrant and pioneering faculty, and are one way West Point connects to the Army and to the Nation. Our students are driven, our faculty is world-class, and through our centers, scholars and scientists thrive and produce their best work. READ MORE

 
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Learn about the historical monuments and buildings across the Academy by taking the interactive virtual tour that enables you to explore the Academy before you visit.

Campus Map text

Learn about the historical monuments and buildings across the Academy by taking the interactive virtual tour that enables you to explore the Academy before you visit.

Learn about the historical monuments and buildings across the Academy by taking the interactive virtual tour that enables you to explore the Academy before you visit.