United States Air Force Academy
USAFA, CO 80840-5002

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Small
Campus locale Town
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 4,237
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 9:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 4,500 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
(The institution has its own hospital)
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
No
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
No
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

15%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

United States Air Force Academy is one of the most selective institutions in its admission process in the U.S. In Fall 2016, it received 9,894 applications and only 1,492 students were granted admission. United States Air Force Academy is at the #13 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 64% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 36% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT1220 to 1410
ACT27 to 33
Learn more about admission requirments

Student Body

In Fall 2016, United States Air Force Academy has enrolled a total of 4,237 students (4,237 students full-time and 0 on a part-time basis). The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 75% men and 25% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

4,237
Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 62%

Hispanic: 11%

Two or more races: 7%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 7%

Black/African American: 6%

Asian: 5%

Non-resident alien: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 1%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at United States Air Force Academy.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Mathematics And Statistics 24% 18
Engineering 11% 8
Social Sciences 11% 8
Legal Professions And Studies 5% 4
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 5% 4
Physical Sciences 5% 4
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 3% 2
Philosophy And Religious Studies 3% 2
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 0% 0
English Language And Literature/letters 0% 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

83%
Graduation rate
national average: 46%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of United States Air Force Academy full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

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Still enrolled
17%
Dropout rate
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Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Campus Location

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