"Coming of Age" was the 19th episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation.


Wesley Crusher attends an admittance test for Starfleet Academy while inspectors tour the Enterprise.

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BennettSun ChangBeverly CrusherWesley CrusherDataDiana GiddingsJake KurlandGeordi La ForgeOliana MirrenMordockJean-Luc PicardGregory QuinnDexter RemmickWilliam T. RikerRondonT'ShanikDeanna TroiDarien WallaceWorf, son of MoghNatasha YarYoungblood
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Jack CrusherKosinski

Starships and vehiclesEdit

USS Enterprise-D (Galaxy-class explorer) • Copernicus (type-7 shuttlecraft) • shuttle drone
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USS Stargazer (Constellation-class exploratory cruiser) • freighter


Planetary localesEdit

Vulcana Regar

Shipboard locationsEdit

USS Enterprise-D 
bridgecorridorobservation loungeready roomtransporter room (#8)

Stations and outpostsEdit

Relva VII outpost

Planets and planetoidsEdit

Relva VII
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Algeron IVBeltane IXVulcan

Stars and systemsEdit

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AlgeronBeltaneVulcan system

Races and culturesEdit

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States and organizationsEdit

FederationStarfleetStarfleet Inspector General Office


Starfleet Academy

Technology and weaponsEdit

androidantimatter tankdeuterium tankflux coordinating sensor unitimpulse enginemaneuvering jetstarshipshuttlecraftSoong-type androidtractor beamtransporterviewscreenwarp drive

Substances and energiesEdit

antimatterdilithiumliquid hydrogen

Ranks and titlesEdit

acting ensignadmiralcaptainchief medical officerdoctorfirst officerlieutenant commanderone star admiralsecurity chieftac officerflag officercommandantCommandant of Starfleet Academy

Other referencesEdit

captain's loglog entryMordock Strategystardatestandard orbitoutposthyperspace physicsintermix ratiowarp factorstarbaselight-yearuniversemind-altering machinepsych testBulgallian ratpsychological profilelifeformextricatorshuttlebaybridgelaunch doorflight emergency overridekilometeratmospheredeathMelanoid slime wormraces and culturesPrime Directivedynamic relationships testvector coordinatesmonthyearenvironmental labhourdayenergycargo bayIDsecondoperationsranktitlemattertechnologygovernmentplanetgravitystarstar systemlifeformanimalhumanoidofficer


Related worksEdit


published order
Previous episode:
When the Bough Breaks
TNG episode produced Next episode:
Heart of Glory
Previous episode:
Home Soil
TNG episode aired Next episode:
Heart of Glory
chronological order
Previous Adventure:
When the Bough Breaks
Pocket Next Adventure:
Heart of Glory


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