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The United States Air Force Academy, also known as USAFA or Air Force, is an accredited college for the United States Air Force. Located in El Paso County, Colorado, it was established in 1954 and is the youngest of the United States service academies. The main campus covers 18, 000 acres and the Academy offers bachelor's degrees in a wide variety of subjects. USAFA's athletic department fields a number of men's and women's sports teams which participate in several intercollegiate programs. They are nicknamed the Falcons and their official mascot is this bird. The sports teams compete in several sports including football, baseball, basketball, and tennis.

Profile of United States Air Force AcademyUnited States Air Force Academy is in a large suburb, in USAFA, CO. The school is classified as a public college. Students at United States Air Force Academy earn degrees up to the Bachelor's degree.

Course Topics

The most common major fields study at the school include science and engineering.

United States Air Force Academy Selectivity

United States Air Force Academy does not admit all applicants. of people who applied to the school in 2007, 14% were accepted. The middle range of verbal SAT scores in 2007 was 590 to 629 for students at United States Air Force Academy. While math SAT scores among applicants varied, those accepted commonly had scores between 630 and 690.

Faculty salaries at the school are higher than most.

Student Enrolment

United States Air Force Academy, in 2007, had 4, 461 students (4, 461 full-time equivalent). The Student Enrolment at the school is overwhelmingly male.

Student Life
United States Air Force Academy is not thought of as a commuter school, and many students live on campus or nearby. Dorm living is common. United States Air Force Academy makes available student meal plans. Athletic teams at the school belong to the Mountain West Conference for major sports.

The school reports its educational 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. "

United States Air Force Academy Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Engineering360aerospace engineering, systems engineering, civil engineering, mechanical engineering, engineering mechanics, electrical engineering, military technologies, operations research, . . .
Liberal Arts253social services, political science, international studies, economics, history courses, humanities, history, English, . . .
Science124biology, physics, biochemistry, atmospheric sciences, biological and physical sciences, chemistry
Business and Management124business management
Therapy and Counselling54behavioral sciences
Computer Science and Engineering29computer science, computer engineering
Law26legal studies, legal professions
Contact: United States Air Force AcademyUnited States Air Force Academy

USAFA, CO 80840-5002

General Phone: (719) 333-6481


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