United States Coast Guard Academy: Admission & Tests

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United States Coast Guard Academy LogoBelow is a brief review of United States Coast Guard Academy general admissions procedures, aplication policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
No
United States Coast Guard Academy admission requirements are very hard - in 2013-14 this school accepted only 16 percent of those who apply.

This college requires you to submit reference letters with your application but does not require admission test scores.

USCGA normally will decline your:
  • dual credits
  • credits for life experience
  • advanced placement credits

SAT Test Scores

Scholastic Ability Test is a really important bit of the application process. 83 percent of applicants at USCGA submitted results of their SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 530 to 660 on Critical Reading, from 590 to 710 on Math, and from 510 to 660 on Writing. Hence if you scored above 630 in SAT Critical Reading, 670 in SAT Math, and 620 in SAT Writing, that good enough to get admitted at this institution.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
490
600
630

SAT Math
540
650
670

SAT Writing
470
590
620

ACT Test Scores

Completing American College Test is important stage of the application process at USCGA. 66% of applicants took the ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 24 to 30 on Composite, from 23 to 31 on English, from 25 to 31 on Math, and from 6 to 9 on Writing. Judging from these numbers, if you have above 29 in ACT Composite, 29 in ACT English, 30 in ACT Math, and 8 in ACT Writingthen it should make you safe for being accepted at this institution.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
22
27
29

ACT English
21
27
29

ACT Math
23
28
30

ACT Writing
6
8
8

Contact Admissions

Phone Number
(860)
444-8444
To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to United States Coast Guard Academy, please contact the school directly.

You can call this school's general information office at (860) 444-8444 or check United States Coast Guard Academy Website

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