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ADMISSIONS
Eligibility
You are eligible to apply for the Coast Guard Academy if you are:

  • A U.S. citizen of sound moral character
  • Unmarried with no dependents or financial debt
  • 17-22 years of age on July 1 of the year of entry
  • A high school graduate or GED recipient (or will be prior to entry) 

If you are not a U.S. citizen, you may want to consider applying to be an International Cadet.