HQ USAFA/RRS, 2304 Cadet Drive, Suite 200 USAF Academy, CO 80840 719-333-2520
About United States Air Force Academy
  • Year of Foundation 1954
  • Size of Campus 18,000 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 4,316
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 20% 80% 93%OUS
Application
  • App. Deadlines January 31
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State N/A
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Not Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee None
  • Enrollment No. 4,620
The United States Air Force Academy (USAFA or Air Force) is a military school for officer candidates for the United States Air Force. Its campus is located immediately north of Colorado Springs in El Paso County, Colorado, United States. The Academy's stated mission is "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." It is the youngest of the five United States service academies, having graduated its first class in 1959. Graduates of the Academy's four-year program receive a Bachelor of Science degree, and most are commissioned as second lieutenants in the United States Air Force. The Academy is also one of the largest tourist attractions in Colorado, attracting more than a million visitors each year.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations N/A
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of on-campus international organizations N/A
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, dress/hair code, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Setting Suburban
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus N/A
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies N/A
Transportation
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Denver, CO (75), Colorado Springs, CO (30)
  • Distance to nearest train Colorado Springs, CO (30)
  • Distance to nearest bus Colorado Springs, CO (30)
Student Housing
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 2
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing N/A
Campus Services
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Museums N/A
  • Number Of Subscriptions N/A
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Number Of Microforms N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, library
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, health service, health insurance
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all school buildings and on all school property
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Counseling Services military, personal, academic, religious, other
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Unites States Air Force
  • Career placment and training N/A
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 100%
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment Yes
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis