Class of 2012

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  1. Mindy G

    Mindy G Member

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    My son is very interested in the Coast Guard Academy. I believe that he is a competitive candidate. Does anyone have the details on the make up of the Class of 2012?
     
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    USCGA Class of 2012 Profile

    • U.S. cadets hail from 41 states with five coming from Germany, Japan, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

    • 79% of the class intends to major in engineering, math or science.

    • 28% of the class is female.

    • 13% of the class is from underrepresented racial groups.

    • Over 50% come from families whose immediate members are in or were in a branch of the U.S. military.

    • Overall, the SAT average for the class is 1260 (critical reading and math).

    • 2804 students submitted an application; 380 were offered appointments
      and 294 individuals will swear-in on R-Day.
     
  4. jamzmom

    jamzmom Founding Member

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    Just for kicks, take a look the class of 2011 stats for comparison.

    Key Stats, as of 7/07

    Corps of Cadets (student body)

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    992 Cadets enrolled
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    49 states and 10 foreign nations represented
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    100% of students housed on campus
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    25.5% play a varsity sport
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    23 varsity athletic teams (20 division III, 3 division I)
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    27.4% of Cadets are women
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    13.7% of Cadets are minorities
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    88% earned a varsity letter in high school (as of 12/06)
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    54% were team captains in high school (as of 12/06)
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    25% were in a band or orchestra (as of 12/06)
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    30% were officers in student government (as of 12/06)
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    29.5% attended AIM
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    72.8% intend a technical major
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    27.2% intend a major in Government or Management
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    1 faculty member for every 9 students
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    19 Cadets in an average class
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    2 graduates are NASA astronauts
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    80% of graduates go to graduate school (most paid by the Coast Guard)
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    85% of graduates choose to serve beyond their 5-year commitment

    Class of 2011

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    3,345 applicants
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    391 appointments offered
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    272 Cadets sworn in
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    22% in top 5% of high school class
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    49% in top 10% of high school class
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    85% in top 25% of high school class
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    97% in top 50% of high school class
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    Standardized Test Scores:
    • Median SAT: 640 Math, 610 Verbal, 1250 Combined
    • Median ACT: 29 Math, 30 English


    The first summer training experience for Coast Guard Cadets took place in 1878 aboard the brand new Cutter Chase.

    Each year more than 3,000 applications are received for fewer than 300 available slots. 63% of Cadets will continue on to graduate.
     
  5. bossf51

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    I think JM should be appointed to the CGA recruiting team. :biggrin:
     
  6. jamzmom

    jamzmom Founding Member

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    Hmmmm. Wonder why-ish. I kinda gotta love the Coasties. :biggrin:
     

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