Air Force Academy

US Air Force: Air Force Academy

Located near Colorado Springs, Colorado, the US Air Force Academy offers undergraduate education for officers in the USAF.  After completing the four year program, graduates are awarded a Bachelor of Science degree and are commissioned as second lieutenants in the Air Force. 

The Academy bases its educational programs on the core values of "Integrity First, Service Before Self, and Excellence In All We Do".  The Air Force Academy has a stellar reputation as an institution of higher learning, and consistently turns out top notch officers for service in the USAF.

The Air Force Academy is frequently and informally referred to as "The Academy", "The Hill", "The Zoo" (or "The Blue Zoo"), or "Wild Blue U", rather than by the name of its location.  In athletic events, you will hear the team referred to simply as "Air Force".