Are Force Academy Admissions Calculator – Are you Competitive?2022-06-28T01:02:48+00:00

Air Force Academy Admissions Calculator – Are you Competitive?

Interested in applying to the Air Force Academy? The Air Force Academy admissions board uses a scoring process known as the “Selection Composite Score” to determine which candidates receive an appointment. Enter your information to find out your Selection Composite Score and how competitive you are.

Read our guide on How to Get Into the Air Force Academy for more information on the application process.

How to Use the Air Force Academy Admissions Calculator

Plug in your information

  • SAT or ACT scores
  • Find out your high school class rank
  • Provide high school sports participation
  • Provide high school extracurricular participation
  • Use our CFA calculator to calculate your fitness test score
  • Estimate how you did on your ALO interview

How to Read Your Score Results

Our Air Force Academy admissions calculator is meant to be used as a tool to help you determine your level of competitiveness. The score provided is an estimate and should be treated as such. We estimate that the percentile error is +/-2%.

This Air Force Academy Admissions Calculator gives you a score out of 1000, as this is how USAFA admissions calculates the Selection Composite Score. The percentile provided is based on a study of USAFA conducted by the Government Accountability Office.

The margins are fairly small to move up in admitted candidate rankings. The main aspects you can directly control (in a fairly short period of time) that improve your score include:

  • SAT/ACT scores
  • ALO interview score
  • CFA score

Note the percentages below to strategically plan improvements. Your ALO interview is worth a significant portion of the panel score.

The following chart shows that SAT/ACT Math/Science is the single most important factor to your admission. Focusing on improving that category, if able, will have the largest impact on your admission.

Chart showing components of how the Air Force Academy selects candidates - Selection Composite Score
750 points
750 points
1380 points
1380 points
Selection Composite Score:
Selection Composite Score Percentile:

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