Air Force Institute of Technology - Graduate School of Engineering & Management: Statistics

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#1621 of 14,160 In the World
#470 of 2,624 In North America
#424 of 2,523 In the United States
#17 of 91 In Ohio
#44 of 1,002 For Aerospace Engineering
Top50% For 47 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
45%
Graduates
995
Male:Female Ratio
84:16
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
afit.edu

Air Force Institute of Technology - Graduate School of Engineering & Management Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

81 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

292 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 733 (74%)
Hispanic 68 (7%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 63 (6%)
Asian 52 (5%)
Two or more races 31 (3%)
Black or African American 28 (3%)
Nonresident Alien 13 (1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 6 (0.6%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Tuition and fees

Graduates
Tuition in-district $16,848
Tuition in-state $16,848
Tuition out-of-state $16,848

Air Force Institute of Technology - Graduate School of Engineering & Management Majors

Major Master's Doctoral
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical & Space Engineering 51 8
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 33 7
Operations Research 32 7
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management 19 1
Engineering & Industrial Management 19
Systems Engineering 16 1
Operations Management and Supervision 16
Engineering Physics & Applied Physics 10 5
Computer and Information Systems Security & Information Assurance 12
Computer Science 8 3
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics 10
Nuclear Engineering 4 4
Applied Mathematics, General 4 4
Computer Engineering, General 6
Materials Science 4 1
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General 5
Environmental & Environmental Health Engineering 3
Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene 1
Optics & Optical Sciences 1
Grand Total 253 42

Publications & Citations

Publications
8,916
Citations
148,787

Publication / Citation count by topic

Engineering
5,188 / 66,200
Physics
2,723 / 33,227
Chemistry
1,992 / 25,591
Materials Science
1,902 / 23,695
Computer Science
1,596 / 27,569
Optical Engineering
866 / 9,584
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
759 / 12,800
Mathematics
665 / 12,799
Business
592 / 23,158
Automation and Control engineering
583 / 10,441
Environmental Science
408 / 5,554
Structural Engineering
384 / 5,973
Computer Vision
366 / 4,313
Aerospace Engineering
331 / 1,946
Electronic Engineering
275 / 3,769
Remote Sensing
233 / 1,506
Cyber Security
217 / 3,661
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
195 / 5,320
Operations Research
192 / 5,879
Atomic and Molecular physics
187 / 2,368
Mechanical Engineering
174 / 1,904
Blockchain and Cryptography
172 / 1,851
Metallurgical Engineering
163 / 3,138
Medicine
159 / 3,900
Systems Engineering
157 / 1,970
Acoustical Engineering
143 / 1,378
Statistics
140 / 2,668
Art & Design
137 / 2,050
Automotive Engineering
131 / 947
Applied Mathematics
129 / 1,952
Reliability and Quality Engineering
129 / 1,365
Computer Networking
128 / 2,350
Machine Learning
120 / 3,805
Biology
117 / 2,160
Economics
110 / 2,086
Project Management
108 / 7,649
Psychology
103 / 14,088
Aviation
87 / 643
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
86 / 1,569
Management
84 / 6,187

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 86 714
1991 101 757
1992 123 840
1993 106 802
1994 148 1007
1995 142 1025
1996 162 1222
1997 189 1515
1998 149 1572
1999 126 1663
2000 103 1706
2001 131 2205
2002 161 2541
2003 156 2790
2004 176 2910
2005 203 3736
2006 259 4242
2007 279 4673
2008 299 5396
2009 317 6139
2010 298 6387
2011 364 7114
2012 448 7769
2013 354 8385
2014 430 8806
2015 420 8719
2016 429 8273
2017 406 8743
2018 410 8119
2019 411 9095
2020 420 9578

Notable alumni

  1. Guion Bluford

    Guion Bluford
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1942-.. (age 80)
    Enrolled in the Air Force Institute of Technology - Graduate School of Engineering & Management
    In 1974 graduated with Master of Science in aerospace engineering
    Occupations
    military officerastronautengineeraircraft pilotaerospace engineer
    Biography

    Guion Stewart Bluford Jr. is an American aerospace engineer, retired U.S. Air Force officer and fighter pilot, and former NASA astronaut, who is the first African American and the second person of African descent to go to space. Before becoming an astronaut, he was an officer in the U.S. Air Force, where he remained while assigned to NASA, rising to the rank of colonel. He participated in four Space Shuttle flights between 1983 and 1992. In 1983, as a member of the crew of the Orbiter Challenger on the mission STS-8, he became the first African American in space as well as the second person of African ancestry in space, after Cuban cosmonaut Arnaldo Tamayo Méndez.

  2. Archie Williams

    Archie Williams
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1915-1993 (aged 78)
    Occupations
    sprinterteacher
    Biography

    Archie Franklin Williams was an American U.S. Air Force officer, athlete, and teacher. He was the winner of the 400 meter run at the 1936 Summer Olympics. As recorded on his birth certificate, his name is Archie and not Archibald.

  3. James Geurts

    James Geurts
    Biography

    James F. Geurts is a retired United States Air Force colonel and government official who currently serves as Assistant Secretary of the Navy. Prior to assuming his current role, he served in the Senior Executive Service as Acquisition Executive for United States Special Operations Command, where he was responsible for all special operations forces research, development, acquisition, procurement, and logistics.

  4. Ray O. Johnson

    Ray O. Johnson
    Biography

    Ray O. Johnson, an American executive focused on business, innovation, and diversity, is the former Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of the Lockheed Martin Corporation. Johnson guided the corporation's technology vision and provided corporate leadership in the strategic areas of technology, engineering, production operations, supply chain, program management, and sustainment, which included more than 72,000 people working on more than 4,000 programs that provided some of the nation's most vital security systems. Johnson has a proven track record in managing large P&L organizations, developing and executing growth and technology strategies, and achieving operational excellence in diverse business environments.

  5. Robert H. McMahon

    Robert H. McMahon
    Occupations
    military leader
    Biography

    Robert H. McMahon is a retired United States Air Force major general who later served as Assistant Secretary of Defense for Sustainment. Prior to assuming his most recent role, McMahon served as president of Fickling Management Services and as a board member of State Bank and Trust, the Mercer National Engineering Advisory Board, and the Robins Air Force Base Museum of Aviation Foundation. He previously served as the director of C-17 Field Operations for the Boeing Company and as president and CEO of the 21st Century Partnership. While on active duty in the Air Force, McMahon's assignments included Commander, Warner Robins Air Logistics Center; Director of Logistics, Headquarters United States Air Force; Director of Logistics, Air Mobility Command; and Commander, 309th Maintenance Wing, Ogden Air Logistics Center.

  6. William E. Thurman

    William E. Thurman
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1931-.. (age 91)
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    Lieutenant General William Earl Thurman is a retired United States Air Force Lieutenant General who was commander, Aeronautical Systems Division, Air Force Systems Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

  7. Daniel R. Schroeder

    Daniel R. Schroeder
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1938-.. (age 84)
    Enrolled in the Air Force Institute of Technology - Graduate School of Engineering & Management
    Graduated with Master of Science in systems management
    Occupations
    military personnel
    Biography

    Daniel Richard Schroeder is a retired United States Army lieutenant general who served as Deputy Commander in Chief, United States Army Europe and Seventh Army.

  8. Donna L. Cottrell

    Donna L. Cottrell
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Enrolled in the Air Force Institute of Technology - Graduate School of Engineering & Management
    Graduated with Master of Science in information resource management
    Occupations
    military officerhelicopter pilot
    Biography

    Donna L. Cottrell is a retired United States Coast Guard rear admiral who last served as the Coast Guard District 9 Commander. In this role, she served as the senior Commander for the Great Lakes and Saint Lawrence Seaway, an area that covers eight states. The Area of Operations for the command accumulates over 6,700 miles of shoreline and 1,500 miles of international shoreline with Canada. In addition, she previously oversaw the service level command, Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron out of Jacksonville, FL.

  9. Benjamin F. Register

    Benjamin F. Register
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1930-2019 (aged 89)
    Enrolled in the Air Force Institute of Technology - Graduate School of Engineering & Management
    Graduated with Master of Science in military logistics management
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    Benjamin Franklin Register Jr. was a lieutenant general in the United States Army. His assignments included Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics. Register was commissioned as a distinguished military graduate from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1951, and served until his retirement in 1987. He earned a B.S. degree in industrial management from Georgia Tech and later earned an M.S. degree in military logistics management from the Air Force Institute of Technology.

General info

Alternative names AFIT
Founded 1919
Academic Calendar Quarters
Carnegie Classification Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address 2950 Hobson Way
Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, 45433-7765
United States
Phone 9372553636
Fax +1 (937) 522 3500

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