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United States Military Academy at West Point

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."

Bachelor's programmes

Humanities (11)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (5)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (3)
Law (1)
Medicine & Health (1)

About

History

West Point's role in our nation's history dates back to the Revolutionary War, when both sides realized the strategic importance of the commanding plateau on the west bank of the Hudson River. General George Washington considered West Point to be the most important strategic position in America. 

Education

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. 

Research

  • Combating Terrorism Center
  • Center for Environmental and Geographical Science
  • Center for the Advancement of Leader Development & Organizational Learning
  • Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies
  • Center for Innovation and Engineering
  • Center for Languages, Cultures, and Regional Studies
  • Center for Leadership and Diversity in STEM
  • Center for Molecular Science

Career

As a West Point graduate, you can expect to have many exciting and rewarding opportunities open to you throughout your lifetime. Joining “The Long Gray Line” of West Point graduates is a mark of distinction, representing high achievement and the promise of outstanding, ethical leadership.

Upon graduation, you will be commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Army.  You must serve a minimum of eight years after you graduate in a combination of Active Duty and Reserve Component Service.  During your senior year, you’ll find out which specialized field, or “branch,” you will enter. Both the needs of the Army and your preferences will be considered.

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Services

Library services

The United States Military Academy Library empowers our cadets, faculty, and staff to be leaders of distinction in scholarship and research by providing:

  • teaching and expertise in the discovery and application of scholarly information;
  • access to information supporting the curriculum and independent research;
  • a place to engage with knowledge, ideas, and one another. 

Medical services

Center for Personal Development (CPD) - Clinical Services - CPD provides comprehensive counseling services to the Corps of Cadets in an accepting and supportive environment.  CPD is staffed by Army and civilian clinical psychologists with broad range of experience providing counseling and behavioral health treatment.  

Student Life

Campus life

For the most part, life in the barracks is just like life in the dorm. Watch this to learn a little about the Corps of Cadets’ class composition, to take a peek inside cadet’s room, and to see how cadets govern themselves according to the principles of the Cadet Honor Code.

Sports facilities

The Physical Program at West Point includes both physical education classes and competitive athletics. It contributes to mental and physical fitness and allows the cadet to achieve the highest levels of physical development through a program that emphasizes a lifelong pursuit of personal fitness. 

Student clubs

Academic Clubs:

  • Amateur Radio
  • American Chemical Society 
  • American Institute of Chemical Engineers
  • American Society for Engineering Management
  • Astronomy
  • Behavioral Science and Leadership Seminar

Accreditation

The United States Military Academy at West Point is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, which is the accreditation granting unit of the of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. 

Student Reviews

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i have 2yrs experienced so first i graduated nursing then nutrition i was work different healthy facility including emergency management of cholera.measles and also medical ans nutrition teams with caratas and shf project

i want to study abroad because i need to upgrade
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when i stayed campas i have good experience..i have graduated wollo university departement of computer science.

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