With a history of excellence and a focus on the future, the United States Air Force Academy instills cadets with pride and integrity while preparing them to serve their country and succeed in 21st-century careers.
As a public university and a military service academy, we are leading the way into an increasingly complex future, driving advancement and innovation in air, space and cyberspace, among countless other fields.
Whether you come to Colorado Springs for the world-class education, military training, Division I athletics, or character-building challenge and adventure, one thing is certain, the Academy experience—more than 60 years in the making—is unlike any other.
The United States Air Force Academy is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).
MISSION: To educate, train and inspire men and women to become officers of character motivated to lead the United States Air and Space Forces in service to our Nation.
VISION: The Air and Space Forces premier institution for developing leaders of character.