United States Coast Guard Academy - Bachelor's Degree

Academics at the USCGA stress the sciences and engineering, but different courses of study are available.Several of the majors offer tracks of specialization (example,Marine&Environmental Science majors can choose to focus on biology,chemistry).Cadets sometimes opt to take elective courses.

  • Average Tuition USD 942

School Description

The roots of the academy lie in the School of Instruction of the Revenue Cutter Service, the school of the Revenue Cutter Service. Established near New Bedford, Massachusetts in 1876, the School of Instruction used the USRC Dobbin for its exercises. Captain John Henriques served as superintendent from founding until 1883.

Bachelor Programs

  • 31 Mohegan Ave Pkwy, New London, CT 06320, United States

    Business Administration

    USD 2,393 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

  • 31 Mohegan Ave Pkwy, New London, CT 06320, United States

    Chemical and Physical Oceanography

    USD 2,393 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the scientific study of the composition and behavior of matter, including its micro- and macro-structure, the processes of chemical change, and the theoretical description and laboratory simulation of these phenomena.

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    Civil Engineering

    USD 2,393 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of structural, load-bearing, material moving, transportation, water resource, and material control systems; and environmental safety measures.

  • 31 Mohegan Ave Pkwy, New London, CT 06320, United States

    Electrical Engineering

    USD 2,393 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of electrical and electronic systems and their components, including electrical power generation systems; and the analysis of problems such as superconductor, wave propagation, energy storage and retrieval, and reception and amplification.

  • 31 Mohegan Ave Pkwy, New London, CT 06320, United States

    Mechanical Engineering

    USD 2,393 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of physical systems used in manufacturing and end-product systems used for specific uses, including machine tools, jigs and other manufacturing equipment; stationary power units and appliances; engines; self-propelled vehicles; housings and containers; hydraulic and electric systems for controlling movement; and the integration of computers and remote control with operating systems.

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    Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

    USD 2,393 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply scientific, mathematical, and management principles to the planning, design, and building of facilities and structures. Includes instruction in civil engineering, structural principles, site analysis, computer-assisted design, geology, evaluation and testing, materials, contracting, project management, graphic communications, and applicable laws and regulations.

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    Political Science

    USD 2,393 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the systematic study of political institutions and behavior. Includes instruction in political philosophy, political theory, comparative government and politics, political parties and interest groups, public opinion, political research methods, studies of the government and politics of specific countries, and studies of specific political institutions and processes.

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Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 2.50
  • Minimum SAT 1190
  • Minimum ACT 21

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    Established in 1876

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    For years it has been a United States Coast Guard Academy tradition for fourth-class cadets (freshman) to hide the chain links that sit outside the cadet library, also known as Waesche Hall.

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