United States Air Force Academy

country rank  166
world rank  421

Publish your
uniRank University Ranking

University Overview

Founded in 1954, United States Air Force Academy is a non-profit public federal liberal arts higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium city of Colorado Springs (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Colorado. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 66 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this US higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. USAFA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

Search Engine New

University Search Engine

search the United States Air Force Academy's website

University Identity

Name
Acronym USAFA
Founded 1954
Motto Integrity First, Service Before Self, Excellence in All We Do
Colours Blue and silver

University Location

Address 2304 Cadet Drive
Colorado Springs
80840-5002 Colorado
United States
Tel +1 (719) 333 1818
Fax +1 (719) 333 3647

Study Areas and Degree Levels


Tip: search for United States Air Force Academy's courses and programs with the uniRank Search Engine

Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
Not reported Not reported
International
students
Not reported Not reported

Tip: search for United States Air Force Academy's tuition fees with the uniRank Search Engine

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is required
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is neither required nor recommended
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office 2304 Cadet Dr, Ste 200
USAFA 80840-5002
(719) 333 2520
800 443 9266

Tip: search for United States Air Force Academy's admission policy with the uniRank Search Engine

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Public Federal
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
2000 Classification Other specialized institutions
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Exclusively undergraduate four-year
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, no graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Not Classified (Exclusively Graduate Programs)

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to United States Air Force Academy's Library
United States Air Force Academy's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 425,779 physical volumes, 1,529 physical media and 81 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
United States Air Force Academy provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 4,400 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Yes

Tip: search for United States Air Force Academy's facilities and services with the uniRank Search Engine

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Year of first Accreditation

1954


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)


Tip: search for United States Air Force Academy's accreditations with the uniRank Search Engine

Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

Not available; please submit a list of official first level academic divisions such as faculties, departments etc.



Tip: search for United States Air Force Academy's faculties or academic divisions with the uniRank Search Engine


Social Media

Online Courses

iTunes U

Not reported


Open Education Global

Not reported


Tip: search for United States Air Force Academy's online or distance education courses with the uniRank Search Engine


Wikipedia Article

Video Presentation

Not available; please submit an official general video presentation of this higher education institution.


Related Resources

Find out rankings and reviews of all Universities in the United States

Search for courses and scholarships with the uniRank World Universities Search Engine

Explore a list of all recognized Universities in North America by country

Errors and Update

Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021