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The United States Coast Guard Academy prepares future leaders of the Coast Guard and our nation. We seek students of high moral character who bring an established academic, athletic and leadership track record.

What the Academy Has to Offer

The Academy Experience

The Coast Guard Academy provides an elite education in an exclusive environment where expectations are high. Ours is a unique, integrated preparation rooted in the Coast Guard’s military, maritime heritage.

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Academic Majors

Civil Engineering | Electrical Engineering | Cyber Systems | Government | Management | Marine and Environmental Sciences | Mechanical Engineering | Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering | Operations Research and Computer Analysis

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As a cadet, you develop professionally from academic rigor, teamwork and unrelenting challenges, preparing you for a meaningful career in service to your country and humanity.

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Athletic opportunity abounds. 62% of cadets play on varsity teams.

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Explore a huge range of interests through 65+ clubs, societies, and organizations.
Aviation Club | Cyber Team | Women’s Leadership Council | Glee Club | Pep Band | Rugby and more...

Class Profile

Talent comes from every state in the union, and many foreign nations.