The average composite SAT score for admitted United States Air Force Academy freshman is 1349 out of 1600. USAFA students have the 114th highest average SAT score in the United States. For perspective, a 1349 is in the 92nd percentile of all SAT test takers.
The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1208 to 1490. The 75th percentile score is 1490 while the 25th percentile score is 1208.
The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by USAFA but we estimate it to be around a 1070 total composite SAT score.
The average score for USAFA students on the math portion of the SAT is 689 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 618 and the 75th percentile score 760.
The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 590 to 730 and the average score for United States Air Force Academy students is 660.
Below are estimated chances of being accepted at United States Air Force Academy based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 12.4%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.81.
An SAT score of 1490 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 21% or higher.
Scores between 1350 to 1480 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 12% to 20%.
SAT scores between 1208 to 1340 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 12% percent chance of being admitted.
SAT scores from 1070 to 1198 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 6% chance of admission to USAFA. SAT scores below 1070 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 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.