United States Coast Guard Academy Rankings

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In the World#3932 of 14178
In North America#1115 of 2629
In the United States#1042 of 2528
In Connecticut#16 of 29
In New London#2 of 3

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Acceptance rate
21%
Average SAT
1305
Average ACT
28
Undergraduates
1,069
Male:Female Ratio
62:38
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree
Website
uscga.edu

United States Coast Guard Academy Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate21%17%29%
Applicants1,9351,384551
Admissions397239158
Freshmen enrolled full time267159108

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
217 or 83%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1210
or below

75% of them
had 1400
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in United States Coast Guard Academy are 1210-1400 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
135 or 52%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 25
or below

75% of them
had 30
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in United States Coast Guard Academy are 25-30 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Formal demonstration of competencies Required
Recommendations Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
College-preparatory program Considered but not required
Other Tests Considered but not required
TOEFL Considered but not required

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White669 (63%)
Hispanic114 (11%)
Two or more races107 (10%)
Asian73 (7%)
Black or African American60 (6%)
Nonresident Alien28 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown12 (1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander3 (0.3%)
American Indian or Alaska Native2 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,100

United States Coast Guard Academy Majors

MajorBachelor's
Political Science and Government, General50
Business Administration and Management, General38
Civil Engineering, General33
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical31
Operations Research29
Mechanical Engineering29
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering17
Electrical and Electronics Engineering14
Grand Total241
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate89%90%87%
  • Full-time retention rate - 98%

Publications & Citations

Publications
431
Citations
22,612

Publication count by topic

Engineering
89
Computer science
73
Chemistry
40
Psychology
24
Physics
22
Political science
22
Medicine
20
Geology
18
Environmental science
16
Biology
14
Mathematics
14
Economics
13
Business
12
Materials science
10
Sociology
9
Geography
7
History
6
Art
4
Philosophy
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Mathematics84712,592
History162428
Economics1860724
Psychology19182,521
Geology1994320
Environmental science2207668
Chemistry26312,437
Computer science2793956
Physics2877269
Political science292147
Materials science3106666
Engineering3247218
Sociology331846
Art34501
Geography354055
Business358987
Biology3829578
Medicine4720127

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990477
1991380
1992590
1993789
19945103
1995698
19968100
19970101
19985130
19999137
200011227
20015194
200210221
20039398
20049442
20054398
200611468
200711576
200811730
200913755
201025928
2011241257
2012141349
2013211529
2014211708
2015171617
2016281589
2017181493
2018201389
2019201661
2020211823

General info

Alternative namesUSCGA
Founded1876
WikipediaUnited States Coast Guard Academy
MottoScientiæ cedit mare
The sea yields to knowledge
Colorsblue, orange
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff489
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Address15 Mohegan Avenue
New London, Connecticut, 06320-4195
United States
City population28,000
Phone8604448444

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