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United States Coast Guard Academy
Attn: Public Affairs Officer
31 Mohegan Avenue
New London, CT 06320-8103
Admissions Hotline: 800-883-8724

Competition is open to any young American who meets the basic eligibility requirements. Unlike the other Service Academies, the Coast Guard Academy does not require a congressional nomination.

Candidates requirements:

Must be a U.S. citizen of sound moral character, unmarried with no dependents or financial debt, 17-22 years of age by the last Monday in June, a high school graduate or G.E.D. recipient (or will be prior to entry). Standardized Test Scores (SAT/ACT) are optional but encouraged. SAT Code is 5807. ACT Code is 0600.

If medical exams are not completed by April 15, or if qualifications are still uncertain by May 1, you may not be eligible for further consideration.

Applications for appointment open July 15 and close January 15. Early-Action deadline is October 15. All materials and related documents must be received by January 15.

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