4,237
Students
Most Selective
Admission Difficulty
15
15%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

United States Air Force Academy is a 4-year institution located in USAF Academy, CO, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address HQ USAFA/RRS
2304 Cadet Drive, Suite 2400
USAF Academy, CO  80840-5025
United States
Contact Dr. Phillip Prosseda
CHIEF, Selections Division
Phone: 800-443-9266
Fax: 719-333-3012

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Aerospace, Aeronautical And Astronautical/space Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
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Environmental/environmental Health Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Operations Research Checkmark
Systems Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
American History Checkmark
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Military History Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Atmospheric Sciences And Meteorology Checkmark
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Materials Chemistry Checkmark
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Reserve Officer Training Corps (Jrotc, Rotc) Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Geography Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

9,894
Applied
1,492
Accepted
4,237
Enrolled
15%
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Female Admissions

2,834
Females Applied
440
Females Accepted
16%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

7,060
Males Applied
1,052
Males Accepted
15%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.87
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Interview
One recommendation
Other requirements exist (see below)
Other requirements: Authorized nomination, Candidate Fitness Assessment, medical examination

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen December 31st October 15th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer December 31st October 15th Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 30 27 33

Tuition & Fees

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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No

Student Body

4,237
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
88%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.76%
Black or African American 5.85%
White or Caucasian 61.79%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.28%
Asian 4.86%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.68%
Two or more races 7.36%
Other 7.2%

Gender

Male (75.01%)
Female (24.99%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 100%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
National Character and Leadership Symposium, Football Games and Graduation

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Recreational Ski Club, Men's and Women's Rugby Club, Cycling Club, Aviation Club and Drum and Bugle Corps

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Other Campus Security & Safety:
self-defense education, well-lit campus, Charge of Quarters

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery No Checkmark No
Baseball No Division 1 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 No
Cheerleading No Division 1 No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Division 1 No
Football No Division 1 No
Golf No Division 1 No
Gymnastics No Division 1 No
Ice Hockey No Division 1 No
Lacrosse No Division 1 No
Racquetball Checkmark Checkmark No
Riflery No Division 1 No
Rock Climbing No Checkmark No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 No
Tennis No Division 1 No
Track And Field No Division 1 No
Triathlon No Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Water Polo No Division 1 No
Weight Lifting No Checkmark No
Wrestling Checkmark Division 1 No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery No Checkmark No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 No
Cheerleading No Division 1 No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Division 1 No
Football No No No
Golf No Checkmark No
Gymnastics No Division 1 No
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark Checkmark No
Riflery No Division 1 No
Rock Climbing No Checkmark No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 No
Softball Checkmark Checkmark No
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 No
Tennis No Division 1 No
Track And Field No Division 1 No
Triathlon No Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 No
Water Polo No Checkmark No
Weight Lifting No Checkmark No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

502
Total Faculty
9:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 501
Part-time - 1
Male - 400
Female - 102