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Cottey College
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  • 4 Year
  • NEVADA, MO

Monthly Update

3.29.2024

Cottey College is working on addressing delays in processing FAFSA information. All FAFSA data is expected to be processed by the end of March. However, no corrections, including adding Cottey College to the FAFSA, can be submitted until at least the first half of April.

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade C+
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade unavailable
  6. Party Scene
    grade C minus
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade C minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B+
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade C+
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

About

1000 W AUSTIN
NEVADA, MO 64772
Athletic Division
Independent
Athletic Conference
American Midwest Conference
From Cottey College

Cottey College is an independent, liberal arts and sciences women’s college in Nevada, Missouri. Since 1884, the college has offered young women the opportunity to learn and grow into leaders, role models, and confident individuals.

Reasons to attend Cottey:

Our average class size is 8, ensuring all your questions get answered and your voice is always heard.

A student-to-faculty ratio of 6:1 means you get personal attention from your professors at Cottey.

80% of our full-time faculty have terminal degrees, leading to a quality education from accomplished professors.

U.S. News and World Report’s 2023-24 rankings placed Cottey #6 in Regional Colleges—Midwest.

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Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
61%
SAT Range
1030-1120
ACT Range
18-25
Application Fee
$20
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
No

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Cost

Net Price
$16,667 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$17,266 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
91%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
7:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
91%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 22 responses
84%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 25 responses
80%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 25 responses

Majors

International Business

academic spotlight

The study abroad portion of the curriculum is a central focus of Cottey's program. By studying abroad, students develop a deeper cultural, political, and economic understanding of another country. In the past, our students have studied: Spain, Great Britain, France, Germany, Turkey, Hong Kong, Japan, China, Thailand, and more!

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    0%
  • On Campus
    95%
  • Online
    5%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
296 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
15
Undergrads Over 25
7%
Pell Grant
51%
Varsity Athletes
36%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 4 responses
  • Friendly
    50%
  • Empowering
    25%
  • Nerdy
    25%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
93%
Poll
100%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 6 responses
Poll
67%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 6 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 19 responses
  • Small school with lots of opportunities
    89%
  • Great with education poor with detication
    5%
  • Home away from home
    5%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$33,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
67%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%

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