Life At A DifferentAltitudeThe U.S. Air Force Academy isn’t just a premier higher-education establishment. It's an unparalleled academic and military institution that provides young men and women with rewarding opportunities to transform into the leaders of tomorrow. It’s life at a different altitude. Launch Virtual Tour
By Janine Dreger, Oct. 15, 2019 U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. -- Ever wonder what cadet researchers are doing these days
Retired Lt. Col. Duane Carey speaks to nearly 300 local school students about his time journey to become an astronaut.
Story by Jennifer Spradlin, Oct. 9, 2019 U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. – Retired Air Force Lt. Col. Duane G.
Photo and story by Jennifer Spradlin, Oct. 7, 2019 U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. -- The Air Force Academy recently redesigned
65Years of Academy Tradition
1,147Cadets Admitted to the Class of 2023
27Division I Athletics Teams
51kCommissioned Second Lieutenants
RIGOROUS, REWARDING ACADEMICS
As a cadet, you’ll have 30 relevant and rigorous academic programs to choose from. And to prepare you for success after the Academy, you’ll have the support of accomplished, award-winning instructors and access to 21st century technology, innovative laboratories and more.Majors & Minors
COMBAT THROUGH CYBERWARFARE
Our programs of study and research centers are constantly elevating to meet the demands of an increasingly global and technology-focused world. Just one example is our Academy Center for Cyberspace Research where cadets use a simulated computer network to practice attack, exploitation and defense techniques.Research Centers
DEVELOPING THE LEADERS OF TOMORROW
Cadets at the Academy live by a code of honor and integrity, reinforcing that code with their daily actions and with the goal of maintaining honor and integrity when placed under great stress. At this altitude, we don’t just graduate cadets—we inspire and train the leaders of tomorrow’s Air Force and the global community.Leadership Development