United States Coast Guard Academy

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2016 Acceptance Rate

51%

1,095 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

986

100% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

78.3%

217 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 (96 degrees awarded), General Civil Engineering (36 degrees), and Chemical & Physical Oceanography (28 degrees).

In 2016, 219 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at United States Coast Guard Academy. 67.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 32.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (151 degrees), 5.59 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, american indian or alaska native (27 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at United States Coast Guard Academy is $N/A, which is $0 approximately the same the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at United States Coast Guard Academy is $N/A, which is $0 approximately the same the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

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

In N/A, N/A% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while N/A% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

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Average Net Price

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1 Year Growth

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Other Student Expenses

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Room and Board

$1,358

Books and Supplies

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

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Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

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Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

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Student Loan Default Rate

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Number of Defaults

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Admissions

United States Coast Guard Academy received 1,095 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 43.8% annual decline. Out of those 1,095 applicants, 558 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 51% acceptance rate.

There were 986 students enrolled at United States Coast Guard Academy in 2016, and 80% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

United States Coast Guard Academy has an overall enrollment yield of 50.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

51%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

558

Accepted Out of 1,095

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of United States Coast Guard Academy was 51% (558 admissions from 1,095 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 19.9%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -438%, while admissions grew by 43.8%.

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SAT Scores

80%

Submission Percentage

225

Scores Submitted

80% of enrolled first-time students at United States Coast Guard Academy in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

United States Coast Guard Academy has a total enrollment of 986 students. The full-time enrollment at United States Coast Guard Academy is 986 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 66.7% White, 8.72% Two or More Races, 8.62% Hispanic or Latino, 6.29% Asian, 5.58% Black or African American, 0.203% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.101% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at United States Coast Guard Academy in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (41.8%), followed by White Female (24.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (6.09%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority 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 986 students. The full-time enrollment at United States Coast Guard Academy is 986 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 81% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

97%

2016 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 (74%), 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

    658

  2. Two or More Races

    86

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    85

The enrolled student population at United States Coast Guard Academy is 66.7% White, 8.72% Two or More Races, 8.62% Hispanic or Latino, 6.29% Asian, 5.58% Black or African American, 0.203% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.101% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 55.6% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.4% 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, 13 students (1.32%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 77 more women than men received degrees from United States Coast Guard Academy. The majority of degree recipients at United States Coast Guard Academy are white (151 degrees awarded). There were 5.59 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, american indian or alaska native (27 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at United States Coast Guard Academy is General Business Administration & Management (96 degrees awarded), followed by General Civil Engineering (36 degrees) and Chemical & Physical Oceanography (28 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 Physical Sciences (28 degrees awarded), Engineering (69 degrees), and Social Sciences (26 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 Miscellaneous managers (1,253,986 people), Accountants & auditors (1,157,534 people), Financial managers (512,487 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (496,366 people), and Chief executives & legislators (494,237 people).

The most specialized majors at United States Coast Guard Academy are Physical Sciences (28 degrees awarded), Engineering (69 degrees), Social Sciences (26 degrees), and Business (96 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 Physicians & surgeons, Economists, Sales engineers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at United States Coast Guard Academy are Physical Sciences (28 degrees awarded), Engineering (69 degrees), Social Sciences (26 degrees), and Business (96 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 (871,639 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (724,304 people), Elementary & secondary schools (722,763 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (673,396 people), and Banking & related activities (622,175 people).

The most specialized majors at United States Coast Guard Academy are Physical Sciences (28 degrees awarded), Engineering (69 degrees), Social Sciences (26 degrees), and Business (96 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.

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at United States Coast Guard Academy was General Business Administration & Management with 96 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 71

  2. 148

In 2016, 71 degrees were awarded to men at United States Coast Guard Academy, which is 0.48 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (148).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 43 degrees were awarded to men at United States Coast Guard Academy in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.811 times less than the 53 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 53 degrees were awarded to women at United States Coast Guard Academy in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.23 times more than the 43 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

1%

100% Completion Time

1%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 1% 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, 1% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 1% 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 Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at United States Coast Guard Academy is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 2.76% of graduates (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    151 degrees awarded

  2. American Indian or Alaska Native

    27 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at United States Coast Guard Academy is white (151 degrees awarded). There were 5.59 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, american indian or alaska native (27 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    102 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    49 degrees awarded

  3. American Indian or Alaska Native Female

    19 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at United States Coast Guard Academy is white female (102 degrees awarded). There were 2.08 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (49 degrees).

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Operations

United States Coast Guard Academy has an endowment valued at nearly $601k, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $14.7k (2.44%), compared to the 2.13% average return ($717k on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, United States Coast Guard Academy had a total expenditure of $96.5M. Of that $96.5M, they spent $44.9M on salaries and $96.5M on benefits.

United States Coast Guard Academy employs 16 Assistant professors, 10 Professors, and 7 Associate professors. Most academics at United States Coast Guard Academy are Male Assistant professors (10), Male Professors(8), and Female Assistant professors (6).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at United States Coast Guard Academy are: Service, with 19 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 12 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 10 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$601k

2015 Endowment

0%

growth from 2014

United States Coast Guard Academy has an endowment valued at about $601k, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of United States Coast Guard Academy grew 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $33M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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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. $2.35M - Federal

  2. $1.09M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, United States Coast Guard Academy received $2.35M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.09M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$44.9M

Salary Expenditure

$96.5M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, United States Coast Guard Academy had a total expenditure of $96.5M. Of that $96.5M, they spent $44.9M on salaries and $96.5M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$44.9M

2015 Salaries

10.6%

growth from 2014

In 2015, United States Coast Guard Academy paid a median of $44.9M in salaries, which represents 46.5% of their overall expenditure ($96.5M) and a 10.6% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 9.32% growth from 2013 and a 1.45% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 13.3M (38.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.58M

Instructional Salaries

88

Number of Employees

In 2015, United States Coast Guard Academy paid a total of $6.58M to 88 employees working as instructors, which represents 14.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.52M (34%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

16 Employees

Service

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

19 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at United States Coast Guard Academy were Assistant professor with 16 employees; Professor with 10 employees; and Professor with 7 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at United States Coast Guard Academy were Service with 19 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 12 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 10 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Assistant professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at United States Coast Guard Academy was Male Assistant professor with 10 employees, Male Professor with 8 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 6 employees.

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

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