United States Coast Guard Academy

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2022 Acceptance Rate
23.9%
1,760 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
1,037
100% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
86.5%
257 Graduates

About

United States Coast Guard Academy is a higher education institution located in null. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at United States Coast Guard Academy were General Political Science & Government (47 degrees awarded), Chemical & Physical Oceanography (39 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (39 degrees).

In 2022, 260 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at United States Coast Guard Academy. 38.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 61.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (153 degrees), 4.78 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (32 degrees).

Admissions

United States Coast Guard Academy received 1,760 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 15% annual growth. Out of those 1,760 applicants, 420 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 23.9% acceptance rate.

There were 1,037 students enrolled at United States Coast Guard Academy in 2022. 68% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

United States Coast Guard Academy has an overall enrollment yield of 68.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

23.9%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
420
Accepted Out of 1,760

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of United States Coast Guard Academy was 23.9% (420 admissions from 1,760 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 19.3%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 15%, while admissions grew by 5.26%..

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SAT Scores

68%
Submission Percentage (2022)
189
Scores Submitted (2022)

68% of enrolled first-time students at United States Coast Guard Academy in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

United States Coast Guard Academy had a total enrollment of 1,037 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at United States Coast Guard Academy is 1,037 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 62.6% White, 11.7% Two or More Races, 11.4% Hispanic or Latino, 7.33% Asian, 3.09% Black or African American, 0.289% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.193% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at United States Coast Guard Academy in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (35.7%), followed by White Female (26.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (7.71%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at United States Coast Guard Academy in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,037 students. The full-time enrollment at United States Coast Guard Academy is 1,037 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 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

97%
2022 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 97%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), 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 (2022)
  1. White
    649 enrolled students
  2. Two or More Races
    121 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    118 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at United States Coast Guard Academy is 62.6% White, 11.7% Two or More Races, 11.4% Hispanic or Latino, 7.33% Asian, 3.09% Black or African American, 0.289% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.193% 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 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% Black or African American.

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, 10 students (0.964%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 62 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 (153 degrees awarded). There were 4.78 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (32 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at United States Coast Guard Academy is General Political Science & Government (47 degrees awarded), followed by Chemical & Physical Oceanography (39 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (39 degrees).

In 2022,  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 Physical Sciences (39 degrees awarded), Engineering (114 degrees), and Social Sciences (47 degrees).

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 (1,283,251 people), Software developers (1,154,464 people), Accountants & auditors (1,130,330 people), Chief executives & legislators (616,297 people), and Financial managers (610,593 people).

The most specialized majors at United States Coast Guard Academy in 2022 are Physical Sciences (39 degrees awarded), Engineering (114 degrees), Social Sciences (47 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (21 degrees), and Business (39 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Podiatrists, Surgeons, Physicians, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at United States Coast Guard Academy are Physical Sciences (39 degrees awarded), Engineering (114 degrees), Social Sciences (47 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (21 degrees), and Business (39 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (1,634,639 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (870,331 people), Elementary & secondary schools (862,191 people), Construction (756,769 people), and Banking & related activities (690,733 people).

The most specialized majors at United States Coast Guard Academy are Physical Sciences (39 degrees awarded), Engineering (114 degrees), Social Sciences (47 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (21 degrees), and Business (39 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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.

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at United States Coast Guard Academy was General Political Science & Government with 47 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree-majors recipients from bachelors degree programs at United States Coast Guard Academy according to their major.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

161
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
99
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 161 degrees were awarded to men at United States Coast Guard Academy, which is 1.63 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (99).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 27 degrees were awarded to men at United States Coast Guard Academy in General Business Administration & Management, which is 2.25 times more than the 12 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 30 degrees were awarded to men at United States Coast Guard Academy in Chemical & Physical Oceanography, which is 3.33 times more than the 9 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

85%
100% Completion Time
86%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 85% 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, 86% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 86% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at United States Coast Guard Academy is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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, 0.778% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    153 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    32 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    22 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at United States Coast Guard Academy is white (153 degrees awarded). There were 4.78 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (32 degrees).

2.31% of degree recipients (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    97 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    56 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    16 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at United States Coast Guard Academy is white male (97 degrees awarded). There were 1.73 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (56 degrees).

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Operations

United States Coast Guard Academy employs 40 Associate professors, 22 Professors and 20 No academic ranks. Most academics at United States Coast Guard Academy are Female Associate professor (22), Male Associate professor (18), and Male Professor (15).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at United States Coast Guard Academy are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 60 employees, Service, with 38 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 28 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$60.9M
2022 Salaries
147%
growth from 2021

In 2022, United States Coast Guard Academy paid a median of $60.9M in salaries, a 147% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.66M
Instructional Salaries
95
Number of Employees

In 2022, United States Coast Guard Academy paid a total of $6.66M to 95 employees working as instructors, which represents 10.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
40 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
60 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at United States Coast Guard Academy were Associate professor with 40 employees, Professor with 22 employees, and No academic rank with 20 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at United States Coast Guard Academy were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 60 employees, Service with 38 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 28 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Associate professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Male Professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at United States Coast Guard Academy was Female Associate professor with 22 employees, Male Associate professor with 18 employees, and Male Professor with 15 employees.

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

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