United States Air Force Academy

USAF Academy, CO

United States Air Force Academy

USAF Academy, CO

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Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
700
25th
600
75th
730
25th
620
75th
35
25th
27
75th
33
25th
27
75th
33
25th
29
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undergraduateRatios

72%

male

28%

female

7

students

1

faculty

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Extremely Selective

13%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,443
Declined 9,304
Total Received 10,747
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Public

4,376

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

The United States Air Force Academy is a public military service academy. Founded in 1954, it adopted coeducation in 1976. Its 6,392-acre campus is located in Colorado Springs.

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 4,376
Established in 1954
Coeducational Coeducational

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18,000-acre, suburban campus near Colorado Springs (population: 465,000). Served by air and bus; major airport and train serve Denver. School operates transportation to airport for holidays.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

United States Air Force Academy
HQ USAFA/A9O, 2304 Cadet Drive, Suite 2300
USAF Academy, CO
80840

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
100%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
54%
Top 1/4
82%
Top 1/2
97%
Bottom 1/2
3%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
700
25th
600
75th
730
25th
620
75th
35
25th
27
75th
33
25th
27
75th
33
25th
29

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required
Application deadline (final deadline) December 31
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Extremely Selective

13%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,443
Declined 9,304
Total Received 10,747

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Rank
Secondary School Record
Recommendations
Admission test scores

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • Other

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

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Aerospace, Aeronautical, and Astronautical/Space Engineering, General. yes
Air and Space Operations Technology. yes
American History (United States). yes
Applied Mathematics, General. yes
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General. yes
Behavioral Sciences. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Civil Engineering, General. yes
Computer Engineering, General. yes
Computer Science. yes
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance. yes
Cyber/Electronic Operations and Warfare. yes
Economics, General. yes
Electrical and Electronics Engineering. yes
Engineering Chemistry. yes
Engineering, General. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
General Studies. yes
Geography. yes
History, General. yes
History, Other. yes
Humanities/Humanistic Studies. yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes
Materials Chemistry. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes
Military Applied Sciences, Other. yes
Military History. yes
Operations Research. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Social Sciences, General. yes
Systems Engineering. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Engineering
  2. Social Sciences
  3. Biological/life Sciences

Programs Offered

  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Other

4,376

total students

7%

in-state

93%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

4,376
students

Female
28%
1,205

Male
72%
3,171

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

100%

4,376
students

Female
28%
1,205

Male
72%
3,171

Not reported

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
64%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
7%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

4%

Students are transfer students

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
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Required of All
Standardized test scores Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: December 31

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

125

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 25
Countries most often represented Georgia
Pakistan
Rwanda
Taiwan
Thailand
Tunisia
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes

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