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SAT scores needed to get into United States Air Force Academy

Average Score and SAT Requirements

Average SAT Score 1325

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.

SAT Score Range 1220 to 1430

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.

Minimum SAT score requirement

The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by USAFA but we estimate it to be around a 1110 total composite SAT score.

Average SAT Math Score 675

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.

Average SAT Reading Score 650

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.

Number of Students Submitting SAT Scores

42 percent of students submit SAT scores with their application to United States Air Force Academy

Admission Chances by SAT Score

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.

Can I get into USAFA with a 1430 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Very Good

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.

Can I get into USAFA with a 1330 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Above Average

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%.

Can I get into USAFA with a 1220 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Below Average

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.

Can I get into USAFA with a 1110 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Reach

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
Admission chances to United States Air Force Academy by SAT score
SAT Score Admission Chances
1600 45%
1590 43%
1580 42%
1570 40%
1560 39%
1550 37%
1540 36%
1530 34%
1520 33%
1510 32%
1500 30%
1490 29%
1480 28%
1470 27%
1460 25%
1450 24%
1440 23%
1430 22%
1420 21%
1410 20%
1400 19%
1390 18%
1380 17%
1370 16%
1360 16%
1350 15%
1340 14%
1330 13%
1320 13%
1310 12%
1300 11%
1290 11%
1280 10%
1270 10%
1260 9%
1250 9%
1240 8%
1230 8%
1220 7%
1210 7%
1200 7%
1190 6%
1180 6%
1170 5%
1160 5%
1150 5%
1140 5%
1130 4%
1120 4%
1110 4%
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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.