Coast Guard Academy fares well in national academic rankings

Author:
Updated:
Original:

The U.S. Coast Guard Academy was listed as one of the top institutions of higher education by U.S. News & World Report, The Princeton Review and Forbes Magazine.

The Coast Guard said 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 country compare in a set of widely accepted indicators of excellence. This year, the academy was ranked No. 2 in the Regional Colleges (North) category in the Best Colleges 2013 guidebook and 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 ranked the academy in the top 10 in the following categories: Most Accessible Professors, Best Run Colleges, Stone-Cold Sober Schools and as one of the Best Northeastern Colleges; Forbes Magazine placed the academy in the top 27 percent of 650 schools nationwide.

Related

MRAA Board Contributes to BoatPAC

Every board member contributed to the non-partisan political action committee, which works with congressional members who recognize the importance of boating.

Educator Training Conference Agenda Announced

The ABYC Foundation’s virtual conference is scheduled for July 20-22, with speakers covering a host of topics around creating the future workforce.

Educator Training Conference Agenda Announced

The financial support will go toward its fiberglass boat recycling pilot project.

Sandy Hook Yacht Sakes adds Intrepid

The dealership and brokerage firm has six locations in New Jersey and Florida.

Everglades Expands Executive Team

The Edgewater, Fla.-based manufacturer adds positions in finance, sales and marketing and operations.

Heed Caution While Refueling

Ethanol can be back in a big way, and insufficent labeling at the pumps could lead to problems for your marine powerplant. And the MRAA’s voices support for the 30 by 30 initaitive.

Training the Next Generation

Crest Pontoons will donate a complete boat and trailer to a local high school’s raffle to raise money for its vocational programs.

An “Above Average” Hurricane Season

BoatUS wants to help boaters get ready for the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season, which begins June 1.