Cottey College Overview

Student population

Address1000 W Austin
Nevada, MO
School Websitewww.cottey.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size

Remote

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
Level of StudyUndergraduate

Cottey College is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Nevada, Missouri that offers undergraduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is bachelor's degree.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Cottey College was $19,900, in addition to fees of $1,260. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Cottey College.

Cottey College has a 67% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Cottey College Requirements

Academic standards

Moderate

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GPARequired
Applicants admitted

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The Cottey College acceptance rate is 38%. To put this into perspective, 237 of the 623 students who applied to Cottey College in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Cottey College is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Cottey College had an SAT score between the range of 970 and 1,110. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Cottey College was between 19 and 25 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Cottey College as part of their application.

Cottey College Cost

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Out of State Tuition

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Cottey College, the tuition for in-state residents is $19,900. Combined with fees of $1,260, room and board costs of $7,700, other expenses of $2,576 and the $1,100 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $21,160 in tuition.

Students at Cottey College are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Cottey College was $5,031 last year, with 45% of students being awarded federal aid.

Cottey College Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio6:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Cottey College.

Cottey College has a good gender split, with 100% of undergraduates being female and 0% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 63% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 26% of students come from in-state and 11% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Cottey College is 6:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Cottey College Popular Majors and Programs

LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
PSYCHOLOGY
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
SOCIAL SCIENCES
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES

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