United States Coast Guard Academy

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2020 Acceptance Rate
20.1%
1,862 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
1,056
100% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
86.3%
214 Graduates

About

United States Coast Guard Academy is a higher education institution located in New London County, CT. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at United States Coast Guard Academy were General Business Administration & Management (47 degrees awarded), Operations Research (45 degrees), and General Political Science & Government (36 degrees).

In 2020, 250 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at United States Coast Guard Academy. 40% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 60% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (162 degrees), 5.79 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (28 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at United States Coast Guard Academy is $0, which is $−28,400 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at United States Coast Guard Academy is $0, which is $−28,400 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $N/A.

In N/A, N/A% of undergraduate students attending United States Coast Guard Academy received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, N/A% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Average Net Price

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

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Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
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Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

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Admissions

United States Coast Guard Academy received 1,862 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 3.77% annual decline. Out of those 1,862 applicants, 374 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 20.1% acceptance rate.

There were 1,056 students enrolled at United States Coast Guard Academy in 2020, and 73% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

United States Coast Guard Academy has an overall enrollment yield of 69.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

20.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
374
Accepted Out of 1,862

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of United States Coast Guard Academy was 20.1% (374 admissions from 1,862 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 20.5%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −3.77%, while admissions declined by −5.79%.

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SAT Scores

73%
Submission Percentage
186
Scores Submitted

73% of enrolled first-time students at United States Coast Guard Academy in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

United States Coast Guard Academy has a total enrollment of 1,056 students. The full-time enrollment at United States Coast Guard Academy is 1,056 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at United States Coast Guard Academy are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at United States Coast Guard Academy, both undergraduate and graduate, is 62.1% White, 11.6% Hispanic or Latino, 9.94% Two or More Races, 7.48% Asian, 4.55% Black or African American, 0.284% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.284% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at United States Coast Guard Academy in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (39.1%), followed by White Female (23%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (6.72%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at United States Coast Guard Academy, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,056 students. The full-time enrollment at United States Coast Guard Academy is 1,056 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at United States Coast Guard Academy are enrolled full-time compared with 80.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

100%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at United States Coast Guard Academy was 100%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), United States Coast Guard Academy had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    656
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    123
  3. Two or More Races
    105

The enrolled student population at United States Coast Guard Academy is 62.1% White, 11.6% Hispanic or Latino, 9.94% Two or More Races, 7.48% Asian, 4.55% Black or African American, 0.284% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.284% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.8% White, 13.8% Black or African American, and 13.4% Hispanic or Latino.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 11 students (1.04%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 50 fewer women than men received degrees from United States Coast Guard Academy. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at United States Coast Guard Academy is white (162 degrees awarded). There were 5.79 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (28 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at United States Coast Guard Academy is General Business Administration & Management (47 degrees awarded), followed by Operations Research (45 degrees) and General Political Science & Government (36 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at United States Coast Guard Academy, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Engineering (133 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (34 degrees), and Social Sciences (36 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at United States Coast Guard Academy are Other managers (1,183,366 people), Accountants & auditors (1,130,929 people), Software developers (946,338 people), Financial managers (556,336 people), and Chief executives & legislators (554,775 people).

The most specialized majors at United States Coast Guard Academy are Engineering (133 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (34 degrees), Social Sciences (36 degrees), Business (47 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (0 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at United States Coast Guard Academy are Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Physicians, Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining, and Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists

The most specialized majors at United States Coast Guard Academy are Engineering (133 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (34 degrees), Social Sciences (36 degrees), Business (47 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (0 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at United States Coast Guard Academy are Computer Systems Design (1,418,897 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (820,435 people), Elementary & secondary schools (792,216 people), Construction (671,539 people), and Banking & related activities (670,299 people).

The most specialized majors at United States Coast Guard Academy are Engineering (133 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (34 degrees), Social Sciences (36 degrees), Business (47 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (0 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by United States Coast Guard Academy.
Most Common
  1. 47 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 45 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 36 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at United States Coast Guard Academy was General Business Administration & Management with 47 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

150
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
100
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 150 degrees were awarded to men at United States Coast Guard Academy, which is 1.5 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (100).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 38 degrees were awarded to men at United States Coast Guard Academy in General Business Administration & Management, which is 4.22 times more than the 9 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 25 degrees were awarded to women at United States Coast Guard Academy in Chemical & Physical Oceanography, which is 2.78 times more than the 9 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

81%
100% Completion Time
84%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 81% of students graduating from United States Coast Guard Academy completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 84% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 84% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at United States Coast Guard Academy is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.87% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    162 degrees awarded
  2. Two or More Races
    28 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    22 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at United States Coast Guard Academy is white (162 degrees awarded). There were 5.79 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (28 degrees).

0.4% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Male
    93 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    69 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    15 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at United States Coast Guard Academy is white male (93 degrees awarded). There were 1.35 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (69 degrees).

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Operations

United States Coast Guard Academy has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (NaNN%), compared to the 2.06% average return ($820k on $39.8M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2020, United States Coast Guard Academy had a total salary expenditure of $57.1M. United States Coast Guard Academy employs 79 Instructors, 32 Professors, and 18 Associate professors. Most academics at United States Coast Guard Academy are Male Instructors (57), Female Instructors(22), and Male Professors (22).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at United States Coast Guard Academy are: Office and Administrative Support, with 63 employees, Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance, with 52 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 49 employees.

Finances

Endowment

0%
growth from 2019

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, United States Coast Guard Academy received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$24M
2020 Salaries
36.9%
decline from 2019

In 2020, United States Coast Guard Academy paid a median of $24M in salaries, which represents 42.1% of their overall expenditure ($57.1M) and a 36.9% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 58.8% decline from 2018 and a 250% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.4M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$17.3M
Instructional Salaries
142
Number of Employees

In 2020, United States Coast Guard Academy paid a total of $17.3M to 142 employees working as instructors, which represents 72% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.78M (31%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
79 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
63 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at United States Coast Guard Academy were Instructor with 79 employees; Professor with 32 employees; and Professor with 18 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at United States Coast Guard Academy were Office and Administrative Support with 63 employees; Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 52 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 49 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor
  3. Male Professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at United States Coast Guard Academy was Male Instructor with 57 employees, Female Instructor with 22 employees, and Male Professor with 22 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at United States Coast Guard Academy.

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