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United States Air Force Academy Stats, Info and Facts

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4,619 students

11% admitted

  • 4,619 full time
  • N/A part time
  • 3,647 men full time
  • 972 women full time
  • 12,732 applied
  • 1,372 admitted
  • 1,127 enrolled

4,619 Undergraduates

N/A tuition/year

  • N/A out of state
  • N/A fees
  • N/A room & board
  • N/A books
  • (Based on stats from 2012/2013)

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At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: US Service School Town, on fringe of an urban area
Highest Degree Offered: Bachelor's degree
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Sarah from USAFA, CO
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  • One of the most challenging and rewarding colleges in America. The competition is tough, but being surrounded by the best minds in the country will only increase your skill. It…

  • Oct-17-2012 Read More
  • Logan from USAFA, CO
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  • At USAFA, you will be given opportunities that no other college student will ever have, all the while defending the United States. However, you will be pushed far beyond your…

  • Aug-01-2013 Read More
  • Shatyra from Miramar, FL
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  • I attend the United States Air Force Academy Preparatory School. It's honestly not for everybody but it's a great opportunity. Wonderful experience and the classes are great.…

  • May-25-2012 Read More
Mission Statement

To educate, train, and inspire men and women to become officers of character motivated to lead the United States Air Force in service to our nation.

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 3
  • Future USAFA Cadet
  • Dec-19-2011 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Obviously, there's pros and cons to attending a military academy. Pros - the greatest friends for a lifetime, set up for success after graduation, promised career after graduation, the best physical shape you'll probably ever be in your life, and the opportunity of serving your country. Cons - restricted free time (due to academics, rules of the campus, and physical training), limited time with family, long hours of studying, and the rigorous curriculum.

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  • 3
  • Just A Guy?
  • Aug-15-2011 I am a past student here

    The friendships will last a lifetime. Remember that this is not a normal college. You will have little to no social life, but the rewards are worth it if you go with no strings attached (girlfriends/family drama). If you get out of the freshman mindset after recognition, and do not lose who you are in the place it is not that bad.

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  • 5
  • Alisa from Grand Junction, CO
  • Aug-05-2011 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    The location of the base/campus is prime for many different vacation and fun tours that include biking, hiking, and river rafting in the summer, while skiing and snow activities in the winter. You get your four seasons in Colorado Springs. Knowing that, take into account all the training you will be doing here for the military. While there are fun activities you can do on your off time, be mindful of the different climates if you are not used to them. Otherwise, it will be definitely worth it coming to school here.

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  • Myles from Apo, AE
  • Jun-16-2011 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    I have a friend who lives nearby the Academy. She says that the cadets seem to enjoy their experiences. As for surroundings, pictures of the area show that this is one of the most beautiful areas of America.

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