United States Coast Guard Academy

New London, CT

United States Coast Guard Academy

New London, CT

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Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
21%
600-699
55%
500-599
21%
400-499
2%
700-800
34%
600-699
47%
500-599
19%
30-36
30%
24-29
56%
18-23
14%
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undergraduateRatios

62%

male

38%

female

1

teacher

7

students

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Very Selective

20%

acceptance rate

Accepted 392
Declined 1,538
Total Received 1,930
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Public

1,069

undergraduate students

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School Facts

The U.S. Coast Guard Academy is a public service academy. Founded in 1876, it adopted coeducation in 1976. Its 103-acre campus is located in New London, CT, on the Long Island Sound, 45 miles southeast of Hartford, CT.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 1,069
Established in 1876
Coeducational Coeducational

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103-acre campus in New London (population: 27,072), 50 miles from Hartford and 55 miles from Providence. Served by bus and train; major airport serves Hartford; smaller airport serves Groton (six miles). School operates transportation around New London/Groton area.

  • Metropolitan area: Providence, Hartford
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Groton-New London

United States Coast Guard Academy
15 Mohegan Avenue
New London
06320

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
100%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • Club Sports
  • Musical activities
  • Multicultural Club
  • Officers Christian Fellowship
  • International Dance Club

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Parents' Weekend
  • Community Service Day
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Campus Facts

  • Drama/Theater group
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • cadets staff a 24-hour Watch Office

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
46%
Top 1/4
84%
Top 1/2
99%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
21%
600-699
55%
500-599
21%
400-499
2%
700-800
34%
600-699
47%
500-599
19%
30-36
30%
24-29
56%
18-23
14%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application deadline February 1
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.81

Very Selective

20%

acceptance rate

Accepted 392
Declined 1,538
Total Received 1,930

Admissions Factors

Very Important

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
academic GPA
class rank
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

application essay
recommendation(s)
talent/ability

Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 12
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Cross-country running
Football
Riflery
Sailing
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intramural Sports Men

Bowling, Golf, Racquetball, Skiing (downhill), Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Water polo, Weight lifting

Intramural Sports Women

Bowling, Golf, Racquetball, Skiing (downhill), Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Water polo, Weight lifting

Club Sports Men

Equestrian sports, Fencing

Club Sports Women

Equestrian sports, Fencing

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 3

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Civil Engineering, General
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Management Science
Mechanical Engineering
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical
Operations Research
Political Science and Government, General
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit

1,069

total students

6%

in-state

94%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,069
students

Female
38%
406

Male
62%
663

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

%

1,069
students

Female
38%
406

Male
62%
663

Not reported

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 95%
Student 4 year graduation rate 69%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
62%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
10%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Not Reported

Transfer students enrolled

-

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment no
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions no
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: February 1

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Counseling services

  • Legal
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career interest testing
  • Other career services

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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