Entities

United States Coast Guard Academy

United States Coast Guard Academy

Acronym
USCGA
Entity Type
Link
Location
Founding Date
1876

The United States Coast Guard Academy, aka USCGA, is a service academy that presents an unrivaled opportunity to attend an elite professional college with zero tuition fee, and guarantees a challenging and rewarding career after graduation. Founded in 1876, students are officers in training- referred to as cadets. A Bachelor of Science degree is received upon completion, and students are delegated as Coast Guard ensigns with a five-year duty obligation.