United States Air Force Academy

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Military academy near Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA

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About United States Air Force Academy

According to 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.

United States Air Force Academy Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
10,747 13% 87% 1335 30

How Much Does United States Air Force Academy Cost To Attend?

United States Air Force Academy's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads
5,012 5,012

Where is United States Air Force Academy?

United States Air Force Academy is located at 2304 Cadet Drive, Suite 3800, USAF Academy CO 80840-5002

What Is United States Air Force Academy Known For?

United States Air Force Academy is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

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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, Computer Science, and Engineering. Here are some of United States Air Force Academy's most famous alumni:

Grady Booch
Grady Booch
An American software engineer.
Eric Hanushek
Eric Hanushek
An Economist and educator.
John C. Inglis
John C. Inglis
A U.S. Air Force general.
Mark C. Lee
Mark C. Lee
An American astronaut.
Karol J. Bobko
Karol J. Bobko
An American astronaut.
Christopher B. Howard
An American academic.
Susan Helms
Susan Helms
A Lieutenant General in the United States Air Force and NASA astronaut.
Bill Stealey
A Retired United States Air Force Lieutenant Colonel and video game designer.
Ronald M. Sega
Ronald M. Sega
An American astronaut.
James B. Smith
James B. Smith
An American diplomat.
William G. Gregory
William G. Gregory
An American astronaut.
Jody Powell
Jody Powell
A White House press secretary to President Jimmy Carter.

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