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U.S. Coast Guard Academy - 2016

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Undergraduate Admission to the College of Engineering

All students are admitted to the institution based on Academy admissions standards. There are no additional admissions requirements for engineers. At the end of the sophomore year, all students must apply for admission to one of the specific majors.

Undergraduate Admission to an Engineering Department

In order to be admitted to an engineering major a student must attain a 2.00 average in all Math, Science, and Engineering courses taken prior to the junior year. In addition, a student must have a grade of C or better in several designated courses important to the respective engineering major.

Entrance Requirements for Foreign Students

Normally the same or equivalent as for US citizens. Foreign students are sponsored by their governments.

Entrance Requirements for Non-Resident Students

There are no non-resident students.

Residency Requirements

All students must take a full four year program including five academic courses per semester - for a total of forty courses - and a complete professional training program.

Admissions Requirements for Transfer Students

There are no provisions for transferring to the Academy. All students must take the full four year program. Students having completed college level work prior to being admitted to the Academy may validate some course work and not retake it. However, they must substitute an additional course for each validation in order to take a total of forty.