United States Air Force Academy

country rank  280
world rank  710

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University Overview

Founded in 1954, United States Air Force Academy is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Colorado Springs (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Colorado. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational 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 63 years old 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.

University Identity

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 (population range: 250,000-499,999)
80840-5002 Colorado
United States
T +1 (719) 333 1818
F +1 (719) 333 3647

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Int'l student Not reported Not reported

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office 2304 Cadet Dr, Ste 200
USAFA 80840-5002
+1 (719) 333 2520
800 443 9266

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Higher Learning Commission

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)


  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 21 March 2018