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#548 Overall Influence #57 Desirability Rank

United States Air Force Academy

Military academy near Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA

From Wikipedia

The United States Air Force Academy is a military academy for officer cadets of the United States Air Force and United States Space Force immediately north of Colorado Springs, Colorado. It is the youngest of the five United States service academies, having graduated its first class in 1959, but is the third in seniority. Graduates of the academy's four-year program receive a Bachelor of Science degree and are commissioned as second lieutenants in the U.S. Air Force or U.S. Space Force. The academy is also one of the largest tourist attractions in Colorado, attracting approximately a million visitors each year.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

10,747

Acceptance

13%

Graduation Rate

87%

Median SAT Score

1335

Median ACT Score

30

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

5K

Under-Grads

5K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

2304 Cadet Drive, Suite 3800, USAF Academy CO 80840-5002

What is United States Air Force Academy known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#173 World Rank
Engineering
#213 World Rank
Computer Science
#284 World Rank
Political Science
#269 World Rank
History
#551 World Rank
Law
#626 World Rank
Mathematics
#1143 World Rank
Biology
#655 World Rank
Physics
#717 World Rank
Philosophy
#592 World Rank
Psychology
#630 World Rank
Economics
#1271 World Rank
Literature
#1100 World Rank
Chemistry
#1194 World Rank
Sociology

Other areas of influence

#137 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#258 World Rank
Business
#334 World Rank
Education
#378 World Rank
Communications
#508 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#593 World Rank
Medical
#944 World Rank
Nursing
#946 World Rank
Religious Studies
#1135 World Rank
Anthropology
#1219 World Rank
Social Work

Influential People

Who are United States Air Force Academy's Most influential alumni?

United States Air Force Academy 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Criminal Justice, Engineering, and Computer Science

Les Schneider

American air force officer

Jeffrey L. Harrigian

Jeffrey L. Harrigian

American Air Force general

David P. Cooley

David P. Cooley

US Air Force officer

Thomas W. Krise

American academic

Jim Parco

Former United States Air Force lieutenant colonel

Charles C. Baldwin

Charles C. Baldwin

United States Air Force general and Chief of Chaplains of the United States Air Force

Kevin R. Kregel

Kevin R. Kregel

American astronaut

Steven L. Kwast

Steven L. Kwast

United States general

L. Blaine Hammond

L. Blaine Hammond

American astronaut

Raymond J. Leopold

Thomas H. Tietenberg

American economist

Brian L. Losey

Brian L. Losey

United States Navy admiral