The United States Coast Guard Academy presents an unrivaled opportunity to attend an elite professional college that charges no tuition and guarantees a challenging and rewarding career upon graduation.
Ranked among the nation’s most prestigious institutions of higher learning, the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut, is proud to educate future leaders of America's multi-mission, maritime military force. Each year, approximately
200 graduates are commissioned as Coast Guard officers to help ensure the safety, security and stewardship of our nation’s waters.
“To graduate young men and women with sound bodies, stout hearts and alert minds,
with a liking for the sea and its lore, with that high sense of honor, loyalty and
obedience which goes with trained initiative and leadership; well-grounded in seamanship,
the sciences and amenities, and strong in the resolve to be worthy of the traditions
of commissioned officers in the United States Coast Guard in the service of their
country and humanity.”
The Coast Guard Academy's picturesque campus is located on the banks of the Thames River in New London, Connecticut.
Cadets per class average
Cadets enrolled at the Academy
of cadets play on varsity teams
graduate in a STEM major
job placement. Graduates are obligated to serve
for 5 years and 85% stay longer!