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					AIR FORCE ACADEMY
   ADMISSIONS




  Lt. Col. Ed Driscoll
          Director
Admissions Liaison Officer, NV
OVERVIEW

Academy Facts
Qualifications
Preparation
Application Process
        ACADEMY FACTS
 Mission - To “Develop and Inspire Air and
Space Leaders With Vision For Tomorrow”

 Established in 1954 - One of the Most
Prestigious Schools in the Country

 Graduates Receive a Bachelor of Science
Degree and a Commission as a 2nd
Lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force
               Eligibility

Be at least 17 years old by July 1

Have not passed your 23rd birthday on July 1

US Citizen

Unmarried, with no dependents
Academy Qualifying Levels
Academic Record                            Top 40%
English/Reading                            580 SAT or
                                            24 ACT
Math/Sci Reasoning                         560 SAT or
                                            25 ACT

Scores achieved under non-standard conditions are not accepted.



Physical Aptitude Test                   Men      Women
Pull-ups (men)                           5          -
Flexed-arm hang (women)                  -        21 sec
Standing Long Jump                       6’10”    5’8”
Modified Basketball Throw                54’      28’
Pushups (2 minutes)                      25       10
300-yard Shuttle-Run                     65 sec   75 sec
                  PAE
• One test for all three Service Academies
• USAFA still has event minimums
• Fail one event, fail entire PAE
• One retest allowed for failed PAE
• We will accept and share scores with Army
  & Navy
• All five events are scored; Pullups/Flexed
  arm hang, pushups, and shuttle run are
  double weighted. Basketball throw and long
  jump, single weighted.
      Profile of the Class of 2004

        Academic               Honors / Activities

               2003   2004                      2003   2004
                             Class Pres         12%     11%
HS GPA         3.80   3.80
                             Nat’l Hon Soc      69%    69%
SAT Verbal     630    630
                             Eagle Scout/
    Math       650    650
                                Gold Award      12%    12%
                             Civil Air Patrol    7%    10%
ACT English    28     28     Athletic Letter    84%    85%
    Math       29     29
    Reading    29     29
    Sci Reas   29     29
          Preparation

Academics
Athletics - Team Sports
Extracurricular Activities
 Key Club
 National Honor Society
 Scouting
 Girls/Boys State
 School Student Body
Community Service Activities
     Application Process

Academy Application
  Precandidate Questionnaire (Due Dec 31)
  Complete Application (Due Jan 31)


Nomination (NLT Nov 1)
       Nomination                                  AFA       #1
        Sources
Congressional
• Both U.S. Senators
• Representative
• Vice President

Military Related
•   Presidential (Unlimited Nominations; 100 Appointments)
•   Regular / Reserve Components (170)
•   Honor Military Schools / AFROTC / AFJROTC (5 Detch; 20 Appts)
•   Deceased / Disabled / MIA (65)
•   Medal of Honor

Other
• Foreign (Through State Department)
• U.S. Territories
           Applicant Evaluation
                                               Notification
  Prior                                          Letters
Academic
           Academic    Composite                Tentative
 Record
                                                Candidate
Verbal
Score
 Math
 Score                             Weighted       Not
                                   Composite   Competitive



Athletic
                Extra Curricular
                                               Not Qualified
                  Composite
  Non                                          - Citizen
Athletic                                       - Age
CANDIDATE KIT
      • USAFA Form 146, Personal
        Data Form
      • USAFA Form 147,
        Activities Form
      • USAFA Form 148, Request
        for Secondary School
        Transcript
      • AF Form 2030, Drug and
        Alcohol Abuse Certificate
      • USAFA Form 0-878,
        Writing Sample
      • PAE
      • 4060 generated for ALO
      • Name sent to DoDMERB
        for medical exam
   Tentative Candidate Process
              Medical Examination
                (DoDMERB)

                    PAE
                                               Selection
                                               Process
                 Candidate Kit
Recommended                         Complete
               Liaison Officer        File
                 Evaluation

                SAT or ACT
                  Scores

                      +

                 Nomination
              Admission Measures
Academic Composite
                                       PAE

           60%
                                                           Final
                                                           Selection
                     Weighted
                     Composite
                                 +                     =   Composite

                                     Selection Panel
                                        (20%)


   Extracurricular
     Composite
       20%                           Liaison Officer        Medical
                                        Evaluation          Category
             Admissions Calendar
Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul
            (Junior)                               (Senior)
             SAT   SAT                SAT    SAT     SAT    SAT
                   ACT          ACT   ACT            ACT

 Student requests nom from Congressperson




                                                                     Regular Selection


                                                                                         National Decision Date
                                            Nom Selections

                                                   Noms to AFA



         PCQ and Online Apps
                                                              Apps
                                                              Due
            Application Kits Mailed
                                              Ltrs of Assurance                                                   Class
                                                           Appointment Offers                                     Enters
It Could Be that the Purpose of Your Life
  is Only Serve as a Warning to Others
             ROTC

 Where?
 Types of Scholarships Available
 Qualifications
 Application Process
              Locations

143 Detachments with access to over 900
Universities & Colleges through cross
town agreements.
                Scholarships

 All Scholarships
   • Lab Fees & Text book Allowance - $510
   • Monthly allowance $250, $300, $350, $400
Type I (~5%)
    Full College Tuition
Type II (~10%)
    Capped at $15,000 per year
 Type VII (~85%)
    Capped at $9,000 per year
    Can not use at a school where tuition > $9,000
    Option to convert to 3 Year $15,000 per year
            Qualifications

 GPA 3.0+
SAT 1100
ACT Comp 24
 Fitness Test (PAE)
 Citizen Before Scholarship Activation
 17 Years Old
 Not Enrolled in Full-time College Program
        Application Process

 1 June - 2 December
 Scholarship based on Major
 Interview
 Selection Boards Sept. - Feb.
Misc forms
    Drug Abuse
    Civil Involvement


 All Items Returned by 17 Jan 2003
 No SAT or ACT scores taken after 31 Dec 2003

				
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