United States Air Force Academy - Colorado Springs Rankings

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In the World#1812 of 14178
In North America#555 of 2629
In the United States#506 of 2528
In Colorado#10 of 38
In Colorado Springs#3 of 5

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
11%
Average SAT
1335
Average ACT
31
Undergraduates
4,304
Male:Female Ratio
72:28
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree

United States Air Force Academy - Colorado Springs Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate11%12%10%
Applicants10,3547,1023,252
Admissions1,147825322
Freshmen enrolled full time1,132815317

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
562 or 50%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1230
or below

75% of them
had 1440
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in United States Air Force Academy - Colorado Springs are 1230-1440 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
571 or 50%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 28
or below

75% of them
had 33
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in United States Air Force Academy - Colorado Springs are 28-33 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White2762 (64%)
Hispanic464 (11%)
Two or more races320 (7%)
Black or African American282 (7%)
Asian251 (6%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown134 (3%)
Nonresident Alien58 (1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander22 (0.5%)
American Indian or Alaska Native5 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity4,400

United States Air Force Academy - Colorado Springs Majors

MajorBachelor's
Business Administration and Management, General228
Behavioral Sciences82
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical & Space Engineering72
Systems Engineering68
Economics, General66
Biology & Biological Sciences, General62
Legal Studies, General42
Civil Engineering, General42
Military History40
International & Global Studies36
Political Science and Government, General35
Geography34
Computer Science34
English Language and Literature, General27
Operations Research26
Mechanical Engineering21
Cyber & Electronic Operations and Warfare19
Electrical and Electronics Engineering11
General Studies10
Physics, General9
Applied Mathematics, General8
Computer Engineering, General8
History, General7
Engineering Chemistry7
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General5
Philosophy5
Biochemistry4
Humanities & Humanistic Studies4
History, Other3
Mathematics, General3
Chemistry, General1
Grand Total1,019
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate85%85%86%
  • Full-time retention rate - 94%

Publications & Citations

Publications
5,811
Citations
143,630

Publication count by topic

Computer science
956
Materials science
878
Engineering
733
Medicine
555
Physics
504
Mathematics
374
Chemistry
359
Psychology
323
Political science
147
Economics
111
Environmental science
97
Business
96
Sociology
81
Biology
74
Geology
63
History
49
Philosophy
37
Geography
34
Art
30

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Engineering72110,251
Computer science88616,202
Economics9474,195
Physics9529,768
Psychology98512,568
Chemistry99930,853
History999124
Medicine107919,852
Mathematics10977,617
Philosophy117875
Business11832,402
Materials science121511,890
Political science1266549
Geology12771,285
Sociology1444853
Environmental science16691,369
Geography1821501
Biology23153,832
Art24695

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199050673
199164815
1992481081
1993731243
1994791447
1995901612
1996991681
1997841891
19981111831
1999991958
20001112116
2001892375
20021332778
20031212884
20041433220
20051473750
20061774225
20072374743
20081875341
20091845481
20102096114
20112136784
20122367421
20131987279
20141757790
20152247875
20162567557
20172157305
20182546441
20192557133
20203107478

General info

Alternative namesUSAFA
Founded1954
WikipediaUnited States Air Force Academy
MottoIntegrity First, Service Before Self, Excellence in All We Do
Colorsblue, silver
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff326
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address2304 Cadet Drive, Suite 3800
USAF Academy, Colorado, 80840-5002
United States
City population416,000
Phone7193331818
Fax+1 (719) 333 3647

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