Class Profile 2017

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    Class of 2017 Demographic Profile
    The United States Air Force Academy's Class of 2017 entered and took the Oath of Office on 27 Jun 2013.

    High School Honors and Activities
    Inquiries 12917
    Applicants 9706
    Candidate Pool 6967
    Qualified Candidates 2277
    Offers of Admission 1475

    Admitted:
    New U.S. Cadets 1168
    New International Students 16
    Turnbacks Returning 5
    Reappointee 1
    Total 1190

    Diversity

    Women
    Two hundred seventy three (273) women (22.9% of the class)
    were admitted with the Class of 2017 (917 men admitted)

    Race
    Non-Minority 927 77.9%
    Asian 86 7.3%
    African American 124 10.4%
    Native American 17 1.4%
    Pacific Islander 20 1.7%

    Ethnicity
    Hispanic 109 9.2%
    Non-Hispanic 1065 89.5%
    Ethnic/Racial 356 29.9%
    Other Diversities
    - International 16 1.3%
    - 1st Gen College 193 16.3%
    - Language other than Eng at home 67 5.6%
    - Single Parent 140 11.8%
    - Priors 57 4.8%

    Applicants and Nominees Excludes turnbacks
    Class President 11%
    Class Vice-President 7%
    Valedictorian 8%
    Salutatorian 3%
    National Honor Society 69%
    Boys’/Girls’ State or Nation Representative 17%
    Yearbook/Newspaper (Editor or Business Mgr) 3%
    Yearbook/Newspaper (Other Staff Mbr) 12%
    Debate Team 5%
    Dramatic Production 14%
    Band or Orchestra 22%
    Chorus/Glee Club 10%
    Boy/Girl Scouts 23%
    Eagle Scout/Gold Award 17%
    JROTC Cadet 13%
    Civil Air Patrol 10%
    Academic Bowl Team 14%
    Athletic Letter Awards (1 or More/Any Sport) 79%
    Football 21%
    Baseball 8%
    Track 27%
    Swimming 11%
    Soccer 15%

    Geographical Distribution
    Cadets were admitted from every state in the nation.
    The Class of 2017 also admitted sixteen International students from
    Excludes USAFA Prep graduates Georgia, Iraq, Lithuania (2), Malaysia, Moldova, Nigeria, Peru, Philippines (2), Romania, Rwanda, Sinapore, Taiwan, Thailand, The Gambia

    College Board Scores (SAT)
    Mid 50% Range Mean
    Verbal 590-690 642
    Math 620-710 669

    American College Testing Program Scores (ACT)
    Excludes USAFA Prep graduates
    Mid 50% Range Mean
    English 27-33 30.0
    Math 28-33 30.3
    Reading 28-33 30.4
    Science Reasoning 27-32 29.8

    Sons and Daughters of Alumni
    The Class of 2017 includes 68 sons and 18 daughters of Service Academy Graduates (8.39.5% of the class):
    Academy Alumni Sons Daughters Excludes Turnbacks and Reappointees
    US Air Force Academy 67 / 32
    US Military Academy 9 / 6
    US Coast Guard Academy 2 / 0
    US Naval Academy 10 / 3
    US Merchant Marine Academy 0 0
    Note: Nine male cadets and five female cadets had both parents attending the Air
    Force Academy. One male cadet and one female cadet had both parents attend
    West Point.

    Rank in High School Class
    Excludes turnbacks and those reporting class size < 5
    Top 10% 54.4%
    Top 20% 79.0%
    Top 25% 85.3%
    Top 50% 97.0%

    High School GPA 3.83
    Excludes All Prep and turnbacks

    HQ USAFA/A9N
    8 July 2013
     

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