Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

undergraduateRatios

77%

23%

male

female

1
8

teacher

students

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Extremely Selective

17%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,559
Declined + 7,563
Total Received 9,122
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Public

4,111

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Engineering
  2. Behavioral Sciences
  3. Management
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Codes

SAT 4830
ACT 0530

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
21%
600-699
56%
500-599
23%
700-800
29%
600-699
63%
500-599
8%
30-36
60%
24-29
38%
18-23
2%
30-36
53%
24-29
46%
18-23
1%
30-36
58%
24-29
40%
18-23
2%
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School Facts

The United States Air Force Academy is a public service academy. Founded in 1954, it adopted coeducation in 1976. Its 18,000-acre campus is located in Colorado Springs.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 4,111
Established in 1954
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  CSAB (Computing Sciences Accreditation Board)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

USAF Academy, CO

18,000-acre, suburban campus near Colorado Springs (population: 439,886). Served by air and bus; major airport and train serve Denver. School operates transportation to airport for holidays.

United States Air Force Academy
HQ USAFA/A9A, 2304 Cadet Drive, Suite 3800
USAF Academy, CO 80840

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
100%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
52%
Top 1/4
81%
Top 1/2
97%
Bottom 1/2
3%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
21%
600-699
56%
500-599
23%
700-800
29%
600-699
63%
500-599
8%
30-36
60%
24-29
38%
18-23
2%
30-36
53%
24-29
46%
18-23
1%
30-36
58%
24-29
40%
18-23
2%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted no
Application deadline December 31
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Extremely Selective

17%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,559
Declined + 7,563
Total Received 9,122

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Recommendations
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Colonel Carolyn A. M. Benyshek
Director of Admissions
P: 800 443-9266
F: 719 333-3647
rr_webmail@usafa.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
boxing
cheerleading
cross-country
diving
fencing
football
golf
gymnastics
ice hockey
lacrosse
soccer
swimming
tennis
track (outdoor)
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
water polo
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Atlantic Hockey Association, Mountain Pacific Sports Federation, Mountain West Conference (Football I-A), Western Water Polo Association
Mascot
Falcons
School colors
blue and silver
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Aeronautics
Astronautics
Behavioral Sciences/Leadership
Biology
Chemistry
Civil/Environmental Engineering
Computer Science
Economics
Electrical/Computer Engineering
Engineering Mechanics
English
Foreign Languages
Geosciences
History
International Studies
Law
Management
Mathematical Sciences
Meteorology
Military Strategic Studies
Philosophy
Physics
Political Sciences
Systems Engineering
Systems Engineering/Management
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Undergraduate

100%

4,111
students

Female
23%
966

Male
77%
3,145

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

%

4,111
students

Female
24%
966

Male
76%
3,145

undergraduatePart-time

Not reported

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
63%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
7%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

Not Reported

Transfer applicants accepted

Not Reported

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Required of All
Standardized test scores Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: December 31

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

131

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Interview training
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 25
Countries most often represented Ecuador
France
Georgia
Jordan
Peru
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
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