With a low student-to-faculty ratio of just 8:1, the Academy has the feel of a small New England College, rather than a large university. Here, you'll form close mentoring relationships with a distinguished faculty, whose sole mission is your success.
Challenging Technical Programs
As a Coast Guard cadet you'll study science, math and engineering –even if you major in something else. In every course you'll apply your technical proficiency, keeping you at the cutting edge of theory and practice.
Why the USCGA?
Today’s most challenging, rewarding and in-demand professions include the application of advanced technical knowledge. You learn it at the Coast Guard Academy.
Careers & Outcomes
There will be no need for sending out resumes or going on job interviews, as an exciting operational leadership position awaits every Academy graduate.
Hear firsthand from our cadets and faculty about the academic excellence and practical learning that make a Coast Guard Academy education second to none.