United States Military Academy
    Attn: Admissions Officer
    606 Thayer Road
    Taylor Hall, Bldg. 606
    West Point, NY  10996-1788
    www.westpoint.edu/ or www.usma.edu
    Admission is based on academic performance, demonstrated leadership
    potential, physical fitness and receipt of a congressional or service-
    connected nomination.  Candidates must be United States citizens, at
    least 17 and not yet 23 years old on July 1st of the year of admission.
    Candidates must not be married, pregnant or have a legal obligation to
    support a dependent.  Naturalized citizens, citizens born abroad or
    those who have dual citizenship must provide documentation of
    citizenship.  To compete for admission, candidates must also meet
    medical and physical qualification standards.  Tuition, room, board and
    medical care are at no cost; uniforms and books paid by cadets taken
    from cadet salary.  Graduates receive a Bachelor of Science degree and
    a commission in the United States Army. Graduates serve a minimum of
    five years active duty.  May officially apply to West Point starting
    January of junior year of high school.