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Not Your Ordinary 4 Years of College

Want more from your college experience? Come challenge your mind, test your will, and learn to lead as never before. Discover your best at the United States Coast Guard Academy – an elite education and preparation for success, unlike any other.

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Why The USCGA

The U.S. Coast Guard Academy prepares future Coast Guard officers. On our waterfront campus and on the seas, you'll develop the skills, character and commitment to lead in one of the most adventurous and rewarding pursuits in the world.

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Challenges Unrelenting
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The Academy experience challenges mind, body and character. Whether on shore, sea or in the air, Coast Guard cadets develop professionally from rigorous challenges and character-building teamwork. Discipline, drive and service above self – the experience is not for all, but the rewards are many.

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News Academy Events
June 25 Admission event: EAGLE, Key West FL
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June 27 Swab Summer starts
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July 5 AIM starts
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July 11 Prep school orientation starts
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August 13 Cadet summer training ends
 
August 18 Convocation