United States Coast Guard Academy is on a 103-acre campus in the suburban setting of New London, Connecticut, not far from Providence and Hartford.
United States Coast Guard Academy has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including band, chorus, theater groups, and more.
Interested in Greek life? United States Coast Guard Academy does not have fraternities or sororities.
United States Coast Guard Academy has several thriving Club Sports. In fact, more students participate in the Club Sports than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at United States Coast Guard Academy include Musical activities, Multicultural Club, Officers Christian Fellowship and International Dance Club.
United States Coast Guard Academy students' favorite campus traditions are Homecoming, Parents' Weekend and Community Service Day.
This table offers information on housing at United States Coast Guard Academy.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for senior|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||100%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||1,100|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||1,049|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||0%|
United States Coast Guard Academy offers on-campus housing. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
Most United States Coast Guard Academy students live off campus. In 2022, 100% of undergrads at United States Coast Guard Academy lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 0% of students lived off-campus or commuted to United States Coast Guard Academy. There are 1,100 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,049 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 1,049 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 100% students stay on-campus. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.
United States Coast Guard Academy offers coed housing.
At United States Coast Guard Academy there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at United States Coast Guard Academy:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Crew||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Lacrosse||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Sailing||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Swimming And Diving||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Triathlon||Club Teams||Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Ice Hockey||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Riflery||Club Teams||Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Rugby||Club Teams||Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
United States Coast Guard Academy is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security.
United States Coast Guard Academy offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Additionally, United States Coast Guard Academy has cadets staff a 24-hour Watch Office.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit United States Coast Guard Academy, take Interstate 95 to New London, CT. If you need to fly, book your flight to Groton-New London airport.
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