U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Karl Schultz heads to the stage for the 138th Coast Guard Academy commencement exercise in New London., Conn., May 22, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew Thieme)

Coast Guard Academy Ranked One of Top Colleges in the Nation

The U.S. Coast Guard Academy continues to be featured as one of the nation’s top institutions of higher learning in several major college rankings.

The U.S. News & World Report, Princeton Review and Forbes Magazine annual college rankings are a comprehensive look at how accredited four-year colleges and universities in the U.S. compare in a set of widely-accepted indicators of excellence in higher education.

This year the Academy again ranked #1 in the Top Public Schools Regional Colleges North, and #2 in the overall Regional Colleges North categories in the 2019 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges magazine. The Academy was also ranked 5th in the Most Innovative Schools, 7th in Best in Undergraduate Teaching and 11th in the Best in Undergraduate Engineering Programs categories in the same publication.

The America’s Top Colleges issue of Forbes magazine placed the Academy in the top 100 colleges in the nation, and ranked the institution number 10 in the Top 25 Public Colleges list. Additionally, The Princeton Review ranked the Academy in their Best 382 Colleges publication, a listing of the top 15% of colleges and universities in America.

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