United States Air Force Academy

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Acceptance Rate 11 %
SAT Average 1,335
Student Population 4,336
Graduation Rate 85 %
Students:Faculty 8

Academic Overview

United States Air Force Academy Campus, USAF Academy, CO
The United States Air Force Academy (USAFA, the Air Force Academy, or the Academy) is a military academy for officer cadets of the United States Air Force and United States Space Force immediately north of Colorado Springs, Colorado. It is the youngest of the five U.S. service academies, having graduated its first class 61 years ago in 1959, but is the third in seniority. Graduates of the academy's four-year program receive a Bachelor of Science degree and are commissioned as second lieutenants in the U.S. Air Force or U.S. Space Force. The academy is also one of the largest tourist attractions in Colorado, attracting approximately a million visitors each year. United States Air Force Academy is a public, 4 or more years institute located in USAF Academy, Colorado. It is a Baccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Bachelor's degree. The school offers only undergraduate programs and a total of 4,336 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 11% and the graduation rate is 85% last year.

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at Air Force. The acceptance rate of Air Force is 11% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 99%. The average graduation rate is 85% and no students have transferred out from the school. A total of 4,336 students is attending , and the student to faculty ratio is 8 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for United States Air Force Academy is 11 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for United States Air Force Academy is 85 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for United States Air Force Academy is 95 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for United States Air Force Academy is 4,336
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for United States Air Force Academy is 8 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
8 to 1

Offered Degrees

Air Force offers 39 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree390

Special Learning Opportunities

United States Air Force Academy does not offer online classes (distance learning opportunities) for any degree program. The school provides study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Freshmen (full-time) are required to live in on-campus house (e.g. dorms) at United States Air Force Academy.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassNo
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:4,400)
Board/Meal Plan