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United States Air Force Academy

General Information

Name: United States Air Force Academy
Address: , Usafa, CO 80840-5002

  • General information: (719) 333-1818
  • Financial aid office: (719) 333-2520
  • Admissions office: (719) 333-2520

Type of Institution: Public, 4-year or above
Religious affiliation: None

Estimated Student Expenses


Undergraduate Admissions
Fall 2006
Number of applicants9,2967,1682,128
Percent admitted18.5%18.7%18.0%
Percent admitted who enrolled


Total enrollment: 4463
First-time student retention: 92%
Overall graduation rate: 78%

Characteristics of students

    • Attendance:
    • Full Time: 100%
    • Part Time: 0%
    • Gender:
    • Men: 80%
    • Women: 20%

White non-hispanic: 79%
Black non-hispanic: 4%
Hispanic: 6%
Asian/pacific islander: 6%
American indian/alaska native: 2%
Other: 2%

Degrees offered

Biological and Biomedical Sciences
 Biochemistry - Bachelor
 Biology/Biological Sciences, General - Bachelor

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support Services
 Business Administration and Management, General - Bachelor

Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
 Computer Science - Bachelor

 Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering - Bachelor
 Civil Engineering, General - Bachelor
 Computer Engineering, General - Bachelor
 Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering - Bachelor
 Engineering Mechanics - Bachelor
 Engineering Science - Bachelor
 Engineering, General - Bachelor
 Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering - Bachelor
 Materials Science - Bachelor
 Mechanical Engineering - Bachelor
 Operations Research - Bachelor
 Systems Engineering - Bachelor

English Language and Literature/Letters
 English Language and Literature, General - Bachelor

 American History (United States) - Bachelor
 History, General - Bachelor
 History, Other - Bachelor

Legal Professions and Studies
 Legal Professions and Studies, Other - Bachelor

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies & Humanities
 General Studies - Bachelor
 Humanities/Humanistic Studies - Bachelor

Mathematics and Statistics
 Mathematics, General - Bachelor

Military Technologies
 Military Technologies - Bachelor

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
 Behavioral Sciences - Bachelor
 International/Global Studies - Bachelor

Physical Sciences
 Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General - Bachelor
 Chemistry, General - Bachelor
 Physics, General - Bachelor

Social Sciences
 Economics, General - Bachelor
 Geography - Bachelor
 Political Science and Government, General - Bachelor
 Social Sciences, General - Bachelor

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