United States Coast Guard Academy

country rank  1248
world rank  4276

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University Overview

Founded in 1876, United States Coast Guard Academy is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized town of New London (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Connecticut. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, United States Coast Guard Academy (USCGA) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational 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 143 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this US higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym USCGA
Founded 1876
Motto Scientiæ cedit mare
The sea yields to knowledge
Colours Blue and orange

University Location

Address 15 Mohegan Avenue
New London (population range: 10,000-49,999)
06320-4195 Connecticut
United States
T +1 (860) 444 8500
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Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Not reported
International
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office 31 Mohegan Avenue
New London 6320
+1 (860) 444 8500
800 883 8724

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 500-999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1952


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019