|Applicant Competition||Very High|
Can I get into West Point? The school has a 10% acceptance rate. Last year, 1,486 out of 14,635 applicants were admitted making West Point a very highly competitive school to get into with a low chance of acceptance for typical applicants. Academically, it has extremely high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 18 percent. Of those applicants who were admitted, 83% chose to enroll. This indicates that admission to the school is highly desirable and it may be a primary choice for many students.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||630|
|SAT Math 25th||630|
|SAT Composite 25th||1250|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||710|
|SAT Math 75th||740|
|SAT Composite 75th||1440|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to United States Military Academy?
United States Military Academy typically requires applicants to be in the top 18 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1250 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1155. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1345 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 80 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1440 and Above||Good||>16%|
|1345 to 1440||Avg +||10%-16%|
|1250 to 1345||Avg -||6%-10%|
|1155 to 1250||Reach||4%-6%|
|Less than 1155||Low||<4%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||26|
|ACT Math 25th||26|
|ACT Composite 25th||26|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||33|
|ACT Math 75th||31|
|ACT Composite 75th||31|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into West Point?
Admission data indicates that West Point regularly accepts students with ACT's of 26 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 18 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 24 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 28 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 31 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 81 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to United States Military Academy.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|31 and Above||Good||>17%|
|28 to 31||Avg +||10%-17%|
|26 to 28||Avg -||7%-10%|
|24 to 26||Reach||5%-7%|
|Less than 24||Low||<5%|
United States Military Academy has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||80%||84%||83%|
Applicants have 75 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Feb 28, 2019.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to West Point before the Feb 28 application deadline.
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Feb 9||Feb 20|
What are the requirements for admission to United States Military Academy and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Recommended|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=197036 IPEDS survey data for United States Military Academy.