U.S. Coast Guard Academy in Top Rank Again

Press Release
Thursday, September 13, 2012

The U.S. Coast Guard Academy listed as a top institution of higher education by U.S. News & World Report, The Princeton Review & Forbes Magazine.

The U.S. News & World Report rankings provide one of the most thorough examinations of how more than 1,400 accredited four-year schools in the U.S. compare in a set of widely-accepted indicators of excellence.

This year, the academy was ranked #2 in the Regional Colleges (North) category in the Best Colleges 2013 guidebook as well as 10th in the Best in Undergraduate Engineering Programs category.

The indicators U.S. News & World Report uses to capture academic quality fall into a number of categories: assessment by administrators at peer institutions, retention of students, faculty resources, student selectivity, financial resources and alumni giving. The indicators also include input measures that reflect a school’s student body, its faculty and its financial resources, along with outcome measures that signal how well the institution does its job of educating students.

The Princeton Review’s Best 377 Colleges also ranked the academy in the top 10 for the following categories: Most Accessible Professors, Best Run Colleges, Stone-Cold Sober Schools and as one of the Best Northeastern Colleges while Forbes Magazine placed the academy in the top 27% out of 650 schools nationwide.

On top of it’s ranked academic quality and student life assets, the U.S. Coast Guard Academy offers a quality higher education experience that emphasizes leadership, physical fitness and professional development and culminates in a guaranteed job upon graduation as an officer in the United States Coast Guard.

 

Maritime Reporter August 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

MN 100: Gencorp Insurance Group

The Company: Gencorp Insurance Group provides the Insurance and Surety needs of Marine Contractors, Vessel Operators and Shipyards throughout the country and Caribbean.

MN 100: Bordelon Marine

The Company: Founded in 1979, Bordelon Marine is a leading provider of Marine Transportation services operating in the Gulf of Mexico and around the world. The

MN 100: Bouchard Transportation

The Company: Bouchard Transportation’s history dates back to its incorporation in 1918 by founder, Capt. Fred Bouchard, the youngest tugboat captain in the Port of New York.

Education/Training

Eniram Expands Training Services, Onboard and Onshore

Eniram Ltd, a provider of energy management technology and analytic services to the shipping industry, today announced the addition of in-depth training services

The Maritime Person of the Year

The Massachusetts Maritime Academy’s annual salute to ‘the person of the year’ this year spotlights McAllister Towing and Transportation Co. and its leadership team.

USN Observes Suicide Prevention Month

While September is Suicide Prevention Month, subject matter experts from the 21st Century Sailor Office's Suicide Prevention Office, OPNAV N171, say their goal

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Navigation Pipelines Pod Propulsion Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1501 sec (7 req/sec)