United States Coast Guard Academy

country rank  1259
world rank  4400

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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 142 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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Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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

University Admissions

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

Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

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

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
New England Commission of Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation
1952


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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

Affiliations

  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018