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United States Military Academy Location, Campus Life, & Housing Information

West Point, NY

Location and Setting


West Point Population
6,763
Nearest Metropolitan Area
New York City
Campus Size
16,080 acres

Weather

Temperature
24.9 average low in January, 78.9 average high in September
Rain
119 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Not reported
Nearest Bus Station
15 mile(s) from campus in Newburgh
Nearest Train Station
15 mile(s) from campus in Garrison

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing
Students in College Housing
100% of all students
Housing Requirements
Students required to live on campus through senior year
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
 
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Mule
School Colors
Black, gold, and gray

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Cheerleading x   x  
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Golf     x  
Gymnastics     x  
Ice Hockey     x  
Lacrosse x   x  
Riflery x   x  
Rugby x   x  
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Swimming And Diving x   x  
Tennis x   x  
Track And Field x   x  
Volleyball x      
Wrestling     x  
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x  
Cheerleading x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Golf    
Gymnastics    
Ice Hockey    
Lacrosse x  
Riflery x  
Rugby x  
Soccer x  
Softball x  
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Wrestling    
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x  
Basketball x  
Cheerleading x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Golf x  
Gymnastics x  
Ice Hockey x  
Lacrosse x  
Riflery x  
Rugby x  
Soccer x  
Softball    
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball    
Wrestling x  
Women's Club Sports
crew, equestrian sports, fencing
Men's Club Sports
crew, equestrian sports, fencing, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, football, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, wrestling

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, spirit clubs, big brother/big sister, cadet fine arts forum, film forum, philosophy forum
Sororities
93% of women participate
Fraternities
92% of men participate
ROTC
 

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