1,045
Students
Very Selective
Admission Difficulty
15
15%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

United States Coast Guard Academy is a 4-year institution located in New London, CT, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 31 Mohegan Avenue
New London, CT  06320-4195
United States
Contact Mr. Daniel V. Pinch
Associate Director of Admissions for Outreach
Email: daniel.v.pinch@uscga.edu
Phone: 860-701-6327
Fax: 860-701-6700

Majors & Degrees

Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Management Science Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Civil Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Naval Architecture And Marine Engineering Checkmark
Operations Research Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Oceanography (chemical And Physical) Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Political Science And Government Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,021
Applied
304
Accepted
1,045
Enrolled
15%
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Female Admissions

562
Females Applied
100
Females Accepted
18%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,459
Males Applied
204
Males Accepted
14%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.81
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
3 recommendations
Other requirements exist (see below)
Recommended Interview
Other requirements: Medical examination, physical fitness examination

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen February 1st April 15th Yes
Out of state Fall freshmen Not reported January 1st Yes
Other early decision plan November 15th February 1st
Transfer February 1st April 15th Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 570 670
SAT Math 610 673
ACT Composite 29 26 31

Student Body

1,045
Total undergrad students
3%
International Students
95%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.28%
Black or African American 6.32%
White or Caucasian 64.69%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.29%
Asian 6.51%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.19%
Two or more races 9.19%
Other 0.86%

Gender

Male (64.88%)
Female (35.12%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 100%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Homecoming, Parents' Weekend and Community Service Day

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
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Most popular organizations:
Club Sports, Musical activities, Multicultural Club, Officers Christian Fellowship and International Dance Club

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
cadets staff a 24-hour Watch Office

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No No No
Crew No Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark Division 3 No
Golf Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Riflery No Division 3 No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing Checkmark Division 3 No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark Checkmark No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark Division 3 No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew No Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Riflery No Division 3 No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing Checkmark Division 3 No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No No No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Water Polo Checkmark Checkmark No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

161
Total Faculty
7:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 138
Part-time - 23
Male - 116
Female - 45