United States Coast Guard Academy in New London

New London, CT

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Overview

United States Coast Guard Academy offers 24-degree programs. Student-to-faculty ratio is 8:1. Acceptance Rate is 18%. The most popular test is SAT - 77% of students submitted it in comparison to 67% of students who submitted ACT. 65.4% are women, and 34.6% are men. 3% percents of international students. United States Coast Guard Academy is a member of 6 athletic associations.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The United States Coast Guard Academy is a public and non-academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and pay in-state tuition and receive Title IV aid.

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By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, United States Coast Guard Academy students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

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$0 - $30,000--
$30,001 - $48,000--
$48,001 - $75,000--
$75,001 - $110,000--
$110,001+--

Admission considerations

Required:

  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school rank
  • Secondary school record
  • Recommendations
  • Admission test scores
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Recommended:

  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Formal demonstration of competencies

Neither required nor recommended:

  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Finance

Charges:

  • Typical room charge for academic year: -

  • Typical board charge for academic year: -

  • Combined charge for room and board: -

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Students services

Career

Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Services and programs are not available to veterans, military servicemembers, or their families

Disability services

3%

Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Does not offer distance education opportunities

Alternative tuition plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

Other alternative tuition plan

Athletic associations

  • Member of National Athletic Association
  • Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
  • NCAA/NAIA member for football
  • NCAA/NAIA member for basketball
  • NCAA/NAIA member for baseball
  • NCAA/NAIA member for cross country/track

Applying information

Average number of applicants to one enrolled

7 : 1

Admission considerations

Required:

  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school rank
  • Secondary school record
  • Recommendations
  • Admission test scores
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Recommended:

  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Formal demonstration of competencies

Neither required nor recommended:

  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Acceptance Rate

The percentage of students given offers out of all those that applied.

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18%

In comparison to National Average

United States Coast Guard Academy acceptance rate is below national average.

In comparison to state Average

Average acceptance rate for institutions in state is 58%, so acceptance rate value is below state average for 40%.

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18%
BELOW AVERAGE

In comparison to an average acceptance rate in of colleges in $0 - $10k price range

Average acceptance rate for all institutions in state in the same net price range is 62%, so United States Coast Guard Academy acceptance rate value is below state net price average for 44%.

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18%
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Admissions yield

Of those that receive offers to enroll, this is the percent of students that actually do enroll. It is equal to the number of students that enroll divided by the number of accepted students multiplied by 100.
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66%

Total

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66%

Full time

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0%

Part time

Retention rate

Full-time retention rate

90%

Part-time retention rate

0%

The United States Coast Guard Academy full-time retention rate is 90% and part-time retention rate is 0%.

Retention rate is the percentage of the institution's first-time first-year undergraduate students who continue at that institution the next year. E.g., full-time students who study in the fall semester and keep on studying in the same program next fall semester are included in the retention rate.

Retention rate is an important index: if it is high, it shows that school has quality curriculum, good student environments and cultures as more students choose to continue their studies.

SAT/ACT scores

SAT scores

Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking United States Coast Guard Academy students submitting SAT scores

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77%

Composite SAT Range (25th - 75th):
1740 - 2000

SAT Range by section (25th - 75th)
Critical Reading: 570 - 660
Math: 610 - 690
Writing: 560 - 650

SAT Test Score Range

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ACT scores

Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking United States Coast Guard Academy students submitting ACT scores

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67%

Composite ACT Range (25th - 75th):
26 - 31

ACT Range by section (25th - 75th)
English: 26 - 32
Math: 26 - 30
Writing: 8 - 9

ACT Test Score Range

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SAT Score Converter

The new SAT is scored out of 1600 after the adjustments made in 2016. The old SAT was scored out of 2400. If you took an old SAT, you can convert your score to the new SAT score using the SAT Score Converter.

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Most students in the Class of 2017 will take the new SAT, and most colleges will convert old SAT scores to new SAT scores.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at United States Coast Guard Academy is 8:1, that means that for every 8 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio

8:1
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Men/Women

Number of international students

25
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3%

Percent of international students

Race/ethnicity breakdown

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Students enrollment in distance education

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In United States Coast Guard Academy the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown

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Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at United States Coast Guard Academy and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in not reported location.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

United States Coast Guard Academy offers 24 programs in total: 24 are for Bachelor's degree.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 96 universities in Connecticut state. United States Coast Guard Academy is one of the few institutions in Connecticut that offers a Bachelor's degree program.

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Total credit/contact hours

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United States Coast Guard Academy provides coursework for undergraduate students оnly.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 1076 students with 32270 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period.

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Location & Website

Address: 15 Mohegan Avenue

Place:

Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Semester

General Phone Number: +8604448444

Institution is active in current year: 1

Institution's internet website address: uscga.edu

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Veterans and Military Service members tuition policies: Go to the page

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