United States Air Force Academy


Highest Degree Offered: Bachelors

College Type: Public

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Colorado


The Air Force Academy is unique in its dual role as both an Air Force installation and a university. The 10th Air Base Wing provides logistical, medical, fire response, security, civil engineering, family care and medical support across the 18,000-acre installation for a community of approximately 25,000.

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Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 4537
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Undergraduate Students: 4537
Faculty: 144

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 32:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 32:1

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USAFA Colorado 80840

Website: http://www.usafa.edu

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Main Phone: 719-333-6481

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Applying to Transfer

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This measures classroom performance based on GPA or high school rank in class. An above average college record may offset a poor high school record.

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Regardless of the total number of courses validated or transferred, cadets must complete a minimum of 132 semester hours of coursework at the Academy and four years in residence to fulfill graduation requirements.

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We will process your PCQ without test scores, but we can't evaluate your potential to become a candidate until we receive them.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
The laws governing our appointments require that you have a nomination to attend the Academy. To increase your chances of being selected, you should apply for a nomination from your U.S. representative, your two U.S. senators and the vice president.

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Other Requirements:
To be eligible for an appointment you must be a United States citizen, unmarried without dependents, have good moral character, be at least 17 and not have passed your 23rd birthday on July 1 of the year you enter.

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Admissions Data From: Fall 2010



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As an Air Force Academy cadet, you'll spend four years at one of the best schools in the country with all your tuition, fees, and room and board paid for.

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