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To apply for West Point you must be:

  • At least 17 but not yet 23 years old on July 1 of the year admitted
  • A U.S. citizen
  • Not married
  • Not pregnant or with any legal obligation to support a child or children
  • Congressionally nominated or have a service-connected nomination
  • A recipient of strong scores on either college entrance exam (ACT or SAT)

See the other paths to become an Army officer