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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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Academy Events
April 13
Bears Day #8
8:30am-4:00pm
April 20
Community Dance with the Nite Caps Jazz Band
April 21
Admissions Workshop - Honolulu, Hawaii
8:30am-12:30pm
April 27
Admissions Brief w/ Campus Tour
1:00pm-2:00pm
April 28
CT State High School Sailing Championship
July 8-11
Academy Introduction Mission (AIM) Session I
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