Designed for the future, the United States Air Force Academy campus boasts state-of-the-art facilities, including laboratories, observatories and a library containing over 700,000 volumes. Other landmarks include the cadet chapel with its seventeen spires that soar 150 feet toward the Colorado sky. Spanning 18,000 spectacular acres nestled against the Rocky Mountains, the Academy draws thousands o...f visitors from around the world each year.
The Air Force Academy Mission is to educate, train and inspire men and women to become officers of character, motivated to lead the United States Air Force in service to our nation.
The Air Force Academy Vision is to be the Air Force's premier institution for developing leaders of character.
With a faculty and staff of approximately 1000 employees and a student enrollment of just over 4200, the US Air Force Academy is a major university with a small college feel.