Freshman Admission Reqs
Freshman Admission Reqs
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High School Preparation
High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended
High School Units Req or Recommended
Subject Req Reco
English 4
Mathematics 4
Science 4
Foreign Language 2
Social Studies 3
History 3
Examinations
Subject Required Units Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required January 31
SAT & SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Not used if submitted January 31
SAT Subject Tests Only Not used if submitted
ACT Writing Test Policy Writing component recommended SAT: No policy as of now, ACT: No policy as of now
Applying For Admission
Applying For Admission
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Admissions Office
Address
HQ USAFA/A9A, 2304 Cadet Drive, Suite 3800
USAF Academy
CO
80840-5025
Phone
(800) 443-9266
Fax
(719) 333-3012
Application Dates & Fees
Regular Admission Deadline
December 31, 2021
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
December 31, 2021
Accept Offer of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications not accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision Offered
No
Application Form
Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Accepted
Other Application Requirements
Interview
Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
Authorized nomination, Candidate Fitness Assessment, medical examination required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is a consideration in the admissions process
Selection of Students
Selection of Students
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Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Geographic Residence X
Essay X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Class Rank X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Ethnicity X
Academic GPA X
Recommendations X
Interview X
Profile of Fall Admission
Profile of Fall Admission
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Overall Admission Rate
11% of 10,354 applicants were admitted
Women
10% of 3,252 applicants were admitted
Men
12% of 7,102 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
1,132 (99%) of 1,147 admitted students enrolled
Women
317 (98%) of 322 admitted students enrolled
Men
815 (99%) of 825 admitted students enrolled
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 Scale)
3.75 and Above
78%
3.50 - 3.74
13%
3.25 - 3.49
7%
3.00 - 3.24
2%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math: 680 average, 620-740 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
41.4%
Score of 600 - 700
40.8%
Score of 500 - 600
17.4%
Score of 400 - 500
0.4%
Score of 300 - 400
Not Reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not Reported
SAT EBRW: 655 average, 610-700 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
26.4%
Score of 600 - 700
53.7%
Score of 500 - 600
18.7%
Score of 400 - 500
1.3%
Score of 300 - 400
Not Reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not Reported
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
31 average, 28-33 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
65.3%
Score of 24 - 29
32%
Score of 18 - 23
2.6%
Score of 12 - 17
0%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 54%
Top quarter: 82%
Top half: 97%
National Merit Scholar
8%
Valedictorian
9%
Class President
11%
Student Government Officer
34%
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