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Institutional Accreditation

The United States Coast Guard Academy is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education.

Inquiries regarding the accreditation status by the Commission should be directed to the administrative staff of the institution. Individuals may also contact:

New England Commission of Higher Education
3 Burlington Woods Drive, Suite 100
Burlington, MA 01803-4514
(781) 425-7785

Accreditation of Engineering Majors

The Academy’s Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering majors are all accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.


Accreditation of the Management Major

The Academy and its Management degree program are accredited by AACSB – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. This is an unusual mark of distinction for a college as small as the Coast Guard Academy.