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

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
24%
600-699
54%
500-599
18%
400-499
2%
700-800
39%
600-699
43%
500-599
16%
400-499
0
30-36
56%
24-29
38%
18-23
5%
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undergraduateRatios

73%

male

27%

female

1

teacher

7

students

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Extremely Selective

11%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,182
Declined 9,194
Total Received 10,376
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Public

4,336

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 18,000-acre campus is located in Colorado Springs.

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 4,336
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.

  • Metropolitan area: Colorado Springs, Denver
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Colorado Springs

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
100%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • Recreational Ski Club
  • Men's and Women's Rugby Club
  • Cycling Club
  • Aviation Club
  • Drum and Bugle Corps

Top Events

  • National Character and Leadership Symposium
  • Football Games
  • Graduation
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Campus Facts

  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • self-defense education, well-lit campus, Charge of Quarters

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
53%
Top 1/4
82%
Top 1/2
98%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
24%
600-699
54%
500-599
18%
400-499
2%
700-800
39%
600-699
43%
500-599
16%
400-499
0
30-36
56%
24-29
38%
18-23
5%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application deadline December 31
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.78

Extremely Selective

11%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,182
Declined 9,194
Total Received 10,376

Admissions Factors

Very Important

extracurricular activities
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
academic GPA
interview
class rank
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Considered

alumni/ae relation
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status

Not Considered

religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 23
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Fencing
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Ice hockey
Lacrosse
Riflery
Soccer
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Water polo
Wrestling

Intramural Sports Men

Racquetball, Softball, Ultimate frisbee

Intramural Sports Women

Racquetball, Softball, Ultimate frisbee

Club Sports Men

Rugby

Club Sports Women

Rugby

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 1

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
American History (United States)
Applied Mathematics, General
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
Behavioral Sciences
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering, General
Computer Science
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Engineering, General
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
General Studies
Geography
History, General
History, Other
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
International/Global Studies
Legal Studies, General
Materials Chemistry
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Military History
Military Operational Art and Science/Studies
Operations Research
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Social Sciences, General
Systems Engineering
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad

4,336

total students

7%

in-state

93%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

4,336
students

Female
27%
1,160

Male
73%
3,176

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

%

4,336
students

Female
27%
1,160

Male
73%
3,176

Not reported

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 96%
Student 4 year graduation rate 81%

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
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
7%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Not Reported

Transfer students enrolled

-

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment no
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: December 31

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Counseling services

  • Legal
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

Not Reported

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health clinic
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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