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Life At A DifferentAltitude

The United States 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. View A Day In The Life
UNITED STATES AIR FORCE ACADEMY

QUICK FACTS

62Years of Academy Tradition

1,175Cadets Admitted to the Class of 2020

30Major and Minor Programs

27Division I Athletics Teams

48kCommissioned Second Lieutenants

IN THE CLASSROOM

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
CUTTING-EDGE RESEARCH

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
THE LONG BLUE LINE

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