DEFY EXPECTATIONS OF A 4-YEAR OF COLLEGE
We are far from your ordinary college experience. Here you will challenge your mind, test your will and learn to lead as never before. Bring out your best at the United States Coast Guard Academy—an elite education that prepares you for a life of adventure and success like no other.
The U.S. Coast Guard Academy goes beyond education. We prepare future Coast Guard officers who make a difference out in the world. On our waterfront campus and on the seas, you’ll develop the skills, character, and commitment to lead in one of the most adventurous and rewarding pursuits ever.
The Academy experience challenges your mind, body, and character. Whether on shore, on the sea, or in the air, Coast Guard cadets develop professionally from rigorous training and character-building teamwork. We instill discipline, drive, and service above the self. The experience is not for everyone, but the rewards are many.
Careers and Outcomes