The average composite SAT score for admitted United States Air Force Academy freshman is 1325 out of 1600. USAFA students have the 101st highest average SAT score in the United States. For perspective, a 1325 is in the 90th percentile of all SAT test takers.
The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1220 to 1430. The 75th percentile score is 1430 while the 25th percentile score is 1220.
The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by USAFA but we estimate it to be around a 1110 total composite SAT score.
The average score for USAFA students on the math portion of the SAT is 675 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 620 and the 75th percentile score 730.
The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 600 to 700 and the average score for United States Air Force Academy students is 650.
Below are estimated chances of being accepted at United States Air Force Academy based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 13.4%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.78.
An SAT score of 1430 or higher is very competitive at USAFA and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. While having an above average chance of acceptance, admission is very competitive. The estimated chance of getting in is around 22% or higher.
Scores between 1330 to 1420 are above average giving you an advantage over most applicants. While scores in this range are higher than many who apply, admission is extremely competitive. The estimated chance of being accepted is around 13% to 21%.
SAT scores between 1220 to 1320 are still in the middle range of accepted students a but a little lower than the average. You can get in and have about a 7% to 13% percent chance of being admitted.
SAT scores from 1110 to 1210 are on the very low end of the range where students are accepted. Scores in this range are not competitive with most other applicants but you still have a chance. We estimate scores in this range have less than a 7% chance of admission to USAFA. SAT scores below 1110 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=128328 IPEDS survey data for United States Air Force Academy.