United States Coast Guard Academy

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School Overview

The United States Coast Guard Academy (USCGA), as the name denotes, is the military academy of the U.S. Coast Guard. The academy was founded in 1876 and is the smallest of the five United States military academies. The academy provides training to soon-to-be Coast Guard officers and offers majors in Civil Engineering; Electrical Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; Operations Research and Computer Analysis; Management; Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering; and Government.

General Information

Admission Office

31 Mohegan Avenue

New London, CT 06320

(860) 444-8500

(800) 883-8724

Fax: (860) 701-6700



Contact: Susan Bibeau

Director of Admissions
Main Address

15 Mohegan Avenue

New London, CT 06320

(860) 444-8444

www.uscga.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 973

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 271

Degree-seeking undergrads: 973

Setting

Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Online application fee: Free

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 30%

Percent students who return sophomore year: 96%


College Majors

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business Administration/Management B

Engineering

Civil Engineering B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Marine Engineering/Naval Architecture B
Mechanical Engineering B

Mathematics

Operations Research B

Physical Sciences

Oceanography B

Social Sciences

Political Science/Government B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

United States Coast Guard Academy Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(860) 444-8444
Website:www.uscga.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address:15 Mohegan Avenue, New London, CT 06320-4195
Setting:Not available
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:986
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):91%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:8 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*:986 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$942
Out-of-state Tuition:$942
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$0

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

United States Coast Guard Academy Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at United States Coast Guard Academy.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1
Engineering4
Physical Sciences1
Social Sciences1
Grand total7

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at United States Coast Guard Academy.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at United States Coast Guard Academy and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$942
Out-of-state$942
Books and supplies$1,358

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid0%
Grant or scholarship aid0%$0
Student loan aid0%$0

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid0%$0
Federal student loans0%$0

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for United States Coast Guard Academy. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled United States Coast Guard Academy students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants1,095922173
Percent admitted100%52%43%
Percent admitted who enrolled26%27%19%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

United States Coast Guard Academy Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment986
Undergraduate enrollment986
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

United States Coast Guard Academy Accreditation

This institution is accredited by New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

    *General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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