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United States Coast Guard Academy Student Life

United States Coast Guard Academy is on a 103-acre campus in a suburban setting in New London, Connecticut, not far from Providence and Hartford. There are many activities and organizations for United States Coast Guard Academy students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, , and more.

United States Coast Guard Academy does not have fraternities or sororities.

United States Coast Guard Academy has a thriving Club Sports. In fact, more students participate in 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 events are Homecoming, Parents' Weekend and Community Service Day.

United States Coast Guard Academy Housing

United States Coast Guard Academy offers 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 2021, 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 1,056 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 1,056 students chose to live on-campus. 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 and .

United States Coast Guard Academy Athletics

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 unversity, funding, and compention 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 Mens Intramural Womens Intramural Mens Division Womens Division Mens Scholarships Womens Scholarships
Crew NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Riflery NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Swimming And Diving NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Ice Hockey Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Lacrosse Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Rugby Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Basketball NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Sailing NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Soccer NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Track And Field NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Water Polo Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams

Safety at United States Coast Guard Academy

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. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Additionally, United States Coast Guard Academy has cadets staff a 24-hour Watch Office.

Plan a Visit to United States Coast Guard Academy

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to 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.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Connecticut you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

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United States Coast Guard Academy Students

38%

Women

62%

Men

100%

Full Time

Unknown

Part Time

5%

In State

95%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

62%

12%

10%

7%

5%

3%

1%

0.28%

0.28%

Undergraduate Students

1,056

Non-Resident / International Students

28

United States Coast Guard Academy Campus Services

Student Services
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Counseling
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,056

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

13%

Tuition and Fees

In State

Unknown

Out-of-State

Unknown

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Feb 1
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