United States Coast Guard Academy Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at United States Coast Guard Academy is 8:1, and the school has 71.4 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at United States Coast Guard Academy include: Engineering; Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography; Political Science and Government, General; Business Administration and Management, General; and Mathematics and Statistics, Other. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 89.3 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Humanities Philosophy
Computer literacy Sciences (biological or physical)
Mathematics History
English (including composition) Social science
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 8:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Engineering 30%
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography 22%
Political Science and Government, General 19%
Business Administration and Management, General 15%
Mathematics and Statistics, Other 14%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Bachelor's
Combined-degree programs N/A
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences N/A
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience N/A
Writing in the disciplines N/A
Undergraduate research/creative projects N/A
Institution is G.I. Bill certified No
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program No
Institution is SOC Member No
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit No

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 89%
4-year graduation rate 79%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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