Founded in 1876, United States Coast Guard Academy is a non-profit public federal multidisciplinary higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of New London (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Connecticut. Officially accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education, United States Coast Guard Academy (USCGA) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. United States Coast Guard Academy (USCGA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 144 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this US higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. USCGA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, as well as administrative services.
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|Name||United States Coast Guard Academy|
|Motto||Scientiæ cedit mare
The sea yields to knowledge
|Colours||Blue and orange|
|Address||15 Mohegan Avenue
|Tel||+1 (860) 444 8444|
|Gender||Men and Women (coed)|
|International Students||Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission|
|Selection Type||Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades|
|New Admission Requirements||- Secondary school GPA is considered but not required
- Secondary school rank is considered but not required
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is considered but not required
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is considered but not required
- Admission test scores are considered but not required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is considered but not required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are considered but not required
|Admission Office||31 Mohegan Avenue
New London 6320
(860) 444 8500
800 883 8724
|Control Type||Public Federal|
|Basic Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields|
|2000 Classification||Other specialized institutions|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, small, highly residential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||Exclusively undergraduate four-year|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Professions plus arts & sciences, no graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program||Not Classified (Exclusively Graduate Programs)|
United States Coast Guard Academy's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 103,223 physical volumes, 1,426 physical media, 2 digital/electronic medium and 260 licensed digital/electronic databases.
United States Coast Guard Academy provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,100 students in the 2018 academic year.
|Financial Aids||Not reported|
|Study Abroad||Not reported|
|Distance Learning||Not reported|
|Career Services||Not reported|
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