United States Military Academy

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2020 Acceptance Rate
8.64%
14,969 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
4,536
100% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
85.1%
1,013 Graduates

About

United States Military Academy is a higher education institution located in Orange County, NY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at United States Military Academy were Mechanical Engineering (77 degrees awarded), General Economics (72 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (72 degrees).

In 2020, 1,176 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at United States Military Academy. 20.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 79.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (747 degrees), 6.07 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (123 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at United States Military Academy is $0, which is $−28,400 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at United States Military Academy is $0, which is $−28,400 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $N/A.

In N/A, N/A% of undergraduate students attending United States Military Academy received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, N/A% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Average Net Price

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

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Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
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Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

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Admissions

United States Military Academy received 14,969 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 28.2% annual growth. Out of those 14,969 applicants, 1,294 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 8.64% acceptance rate.

There were 4,536 students enrolled at United States Military Academy in 2020, and 85% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

United States Military Academy has an overall enrollment yield of 81.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

8.64%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
1,294
Accepted Out of 14,969

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of United States Military Academy was 8.64% (1,294 admissions from 14,969 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 12%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 28.2%, while admissions declined by −7.9%.

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SAT Scores

85%
Submission Percentage
902
Scores Submitted

85% of enrolled first-time students at United States Military Academy in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

United States Military Academy has a total enrollment of 4,536 students. The full-time enrollment at United States Military Academy is 4,536 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at United States Military Academy are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at United States Military Academy, both undergraduate and graduate, is 62.1% White, 12.8% Black or African American, 11.9% Hispanic or Latino, 7.74% Asian, 2.6% Two or More Races, 0.75% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.22% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at United States Military Academy in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (48.4%), followed by White Female (13.7%) and Black or African American Male (9.39%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at United States Military Academy, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,536 students. The full-time enrollment at United States Military Academy is 4,536 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at United States Military Academy are enrolled full-time compared with 80.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

99%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at United States Military Academy was 99%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), United States Military Academy had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,817
  2. Black or African American
    579
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    540

The enrolled student population at United States Military Academy is 62.1% White, 12.8% Black or African American, 11.9% Hispanic or Latino, 7.74% Asian, 2.6% Two or More Races, 0.75% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.22% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.8% White, 13.8% Black or African American, and 13.4% Hispanic or Latino.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 29 students (0.639%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 698 fewer women than men received degrees from United States Military Academy. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at United States Military Academy is white (747 degrees awarded). There were 6.07 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (123 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at United States Military Academy is Mechanical Engineering (77 degrees awarded), followed by General Economics (72 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (72 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at United States Military Academy, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Applied Sciences (55 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (78 degrees), and History (51 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at United States Military Academy are Other managers (514,904 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (434,744 people), Software developers (394,489 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (320,445 people), and Civil engineers (252,042 people).

The most specialized majors at United States Military Academy are Applied Sciences (55 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (78 degrees), History (51 degrees), Engineering (279 degrees), and Social Sciences (227 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at United States Military Academy are Surgeons, Clinical and counseling psychologists, Computer hardware engineers, Entertainers & performers, sports & related workers, all other, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at United States Military Academy are Applied Sciences (55 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (78 degrees), History (51 degrees), Engineering (279 degrees), and Social Sciences (227 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at United States Military Academy are Computer Systems Design (539,729 people), Elementary & secondary schools (489,838 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (451,624 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (435,012 people), and Legal services (355,506 people).

The most specialized majors at United States Military Academy are Applied Sciences (55 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (78 degrees), History (51 degrees), Engineering (279 degrees), and Social Sciences (227 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by United States Military Academy.
Most Common
  1. 77 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 72 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 72 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at United States Military Academy was Mechanical Engineering with 77 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

937
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
239
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 937 degrees were awarded to men at United States Military Academy, which is 3.92 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (239).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 69 degrees were awarded to men at United States Military Academy in General Economics, which is 23 times more than the 3 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 16 degrees were awarded to women at United States Military Academy in General Legal Studies, which is 0.348 times less than the 46 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

81%
100% Completion Time
85%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 81% of students graduating from United States Military Academy completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 85% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 86% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at United States Military Academy is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.592% of graduates (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    747 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    123 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    118 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at United States Military Academy is white (747 degrees awarded). There were 6.07 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (123 degrees).

1.7% of degree recipients (20 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Male
    604 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    143 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    94 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at United States Military Academy is white male (604 degrees awarded). There were 4.22 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (143 degrees).

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Operations

United States Military Academy has an endowment valued at nearly $25.7M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (0%), compared to the 2.06% average return ($820k on $39.8M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2020, United States Military Academy had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. United States Military Academy employs 113 Assistant professors, 54 Associate professors, and 53 Professors. Most academics at United States Military Academy are Male Assistant professors (76), Male Associate professors(41), and Male Professors (39).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at United States Military Academy are: Production, Transportation, and Material Moving, with 275 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 265 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 211 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$25.7M
2020 Endowment
9.93%
decline from 2019

United States Military Academy has an endowment valued at about $25.7M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of United States Military Academy declined 9.93% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $14.2M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, United States Military Academy received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$151M
2020 Salaries
5.85%
growth from 2019

In 2020, United States Military Academy paid a median of $151M in salaries, which represents NaNM% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 5.85% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 8.95% growth from 2018 and a 7.1% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.4M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$34.2M
Instructional Salaries
282
Number of Employees

In 2020, United States Military Academy paid a total of $34.2M to 282 employees working as instructors, which represents 22.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.78M (31%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
113 Employees
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
275 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at United States Military Academy were Assistant professor with 113 employees; Associate professor with 54 employees; and Associate professor with 53 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at United States Military Academy were Production, Transportation, and Material Moving with 275 employees; Business and Financial Operations with 265 employees; and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 211 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Assistant professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Male Professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at United States Military Academy was Male Assistant professor with 76 employees, Male Associate professor with 41 employees, and Male Professor with 39 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at United States Military Academy.

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