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West Point: Educating & Training Students To Be All They Can Be

Founded over two centuries ago in 1802, The United States Military Academy at West Point, is a well-known four-year academic and training institution in the Hudson Valley. Their main goal is to shape each student into becoming a commissioned leader of character committed to the values of Duty, Honor, and Country for a career in the US Army. Cadets will endure vigorous training that will provide all the tools needed for a successful leader. All graduates earn their Bachelor of Science degrees and are commissioned as second lieutenants in the United States Army. 


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There is no charge for tours.

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Tours are available September through April, from Monday - Friday at 7:45 AM, while classes are in session. Summer tours begin at 10 am sharp.


  • Visitor's Day
  • Graduation
  • Bicentennial Band Concert


  • Academics
  • Army Training
  • Tours
  • Events


how old is west point academy?

The United States Military Academy was founded on March 16, 1802, and has been educating, training and inspiring the Corps of Cadets for over two centuries.

where is west point located?

Just 45 minutes north of New York City, West Point sits high on a hill overlooking the Hudson River. The school is located at 606 Thayer Road, West Point, NY, but the gate address is 1 Thayer Road. Please bring identification to gain access on post. West Point is a 30-minute drive from Tarrytown House Estate, making it easy to visit campus.
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