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Cottey College

Cottey College is an Associate's college with 277 students located in Nevada, MO.

57
Selectivity
Offers Associate Degrees

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Student Body

Total Undergraduates 277
Gender 0% Male / 100% Female
Geography 10% In State / 90% Out of State / 14% International
Socio-Economic Diversity 44% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 67%
Multi-racial 2%
International 15%
Hispanic/Latino 8%
Black or African American 4%
Asian 3%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%

Housing

Campus housing is available for undergraduates. Housing deposit : $100.00. Housing deposit due : May 1. Housing deposit is refundable in full if student does not enroll.. Freshman allowed to have car. No pets.

99% of students live on-campus.

99% of freshman live on-campus.

  • Housing Offered
  • Wellness Housing
  • Women's Dorms

Activities

Student Publications: Spectrum

  • Dance
  • Government or Political Activity
  • International Student Organization
  • Literary Magazine
  • Student Newspaper
  • Yearbook
  • Choral Groups
  • Jazz Band
  • Music Ensembles
  • Opera
  • Drama/Theater
  • Campus Ministries

Student Services

  • Academic Support Services: tutoring study skills assistance writing center reduced course load
  • Computer Services: computer center, dorms, libraries, student center wireless network available
  • Counseling Services: chaplain/spiritual director career counseling employment services for undergraduates financial aid counseling health services personal counseling alcohol/substance abuse counseling
  • Facilities: 33-acre wooded area with lodge for outings and nature laboratory, women's leadership center
  • Special Needs Services: partial services for students with learning disabilities wheelchair accessibility
  • Specialty Programs (ROTC, Accelerated Programs, Professional Development, etc.): dual enrollment of high school students independent study cross-registration internships
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies (78%), English Language and Literature (4%), Music (4%), International Business/Trade/Commerce (4%), International Relations and Affairs (3%), Fine/Studio Arts (2%)

Majors Offered

Bachelor's

A general program that focuses on the English language, including its history, structure and related communications skills; and the literature and culture of English-speaking peoples.

Job Opportunities:

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in English language and literature, including linguistics and comparative literature. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
Teach students in one or more subjects, such as English, mathematics, or social studies at the secondary level in public or private schools. May be designated according to subject matter specialty.

Associates

A general program that prepares individuals to express ideas, feelings, and/or inner visions through the performance of one or more of the dance disciplines, including but not limited to ballet, modern, jazz, ethnic, and folk dance, and that focuses on the study and analysis of dance as a cultural phenomenon. Includes instruction in technique, choreography, Laban notation, dance history and criticism, and dance production.

Job Opportunities:

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in drama, music, and the arts including fine and applied art, such as painting and sculpture, or design and crafts. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Dancers
Perform dances. May perform on stage, for on-air broadcasting, or for video recording.
Choreographers
Create new dance routines. Rehearse performance of routines. May direct and stage presentations.

A program that prepares individuals to generally function as creative artists in the visual and plastic media. Includes instruction in the traditional fine arts media (drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, CAD/CAM) and/or modern media (ceramics, textiles, intermedia, photography, digital images), theory of art, color theory, composition and perspective, anatomy, the techniques and procedures for maintaining equipment and managing a studio, and art portfolio marketing.

Job Opportunities:

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in drama, music, and the arts including fine and applied art, such as painting and sculpture, or design and crafts. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators
Create original artwork using any of a wide variety of media and techniques.
Artists and Related Workers, All Other
All artists and related workers not listed separately.

A program that is a structured combination of the arts, biological and physical sciences, social sciences, and humanities, emphasizing breadth of study. Includes instruction in independently designed, individualized, or regular programs.

Job Opportunities:

Postsecondary Teachers, All Other
All postsecondary teachers not listed separately.

A general program that focuses on the introductory study and appreciation of music and the performing arts. Includes instruction in music, dance, and other performing arts media.

Job Opportunities:

Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
Teach students in one or more subjects, such as English, mathematics, or social studies at the secondary level in public or private schools. May be designated according to subject matter specialty.
Musicians and Singers
Play one or more musical instruments or sing. May perform on stage, for on-air broadcasting, or for sound or video recording.

Bachelor's

A program that prepares individuals to manage international businesses and/or business operations. Includes instruction in the principles and processes of export sales, trade controls, foreign operations and related problems, monetary issues, international business policy, and applications to doing business in specific countries and markets.

Job Opportunities:

Chief Executives
Determine and formulate policies and provide overall direction of companies or private and public sector organizations within guidelines set up by a board of directors or similar governing body. Plan, direct, or coordinate operational activities at the highest level of management with the help of subordinate executives and staff managers.
General and Operations Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of public or private sector organizations. Duties and responsibilities include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources, but are too diverse and general in nature to be classified in any one functional area of management or administration, such as personnel, purchasing, or administrative services.
Business Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in business administration and management, such as accounting, finance, human resources, labor and industrial relations, marketing, and operations research. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Bachelor's

A program that focuses on the systematic study of international politics and institutions, and the conduct of diplomacy and foreign policy. Includes instruction in international relations theory, foreign policy analysis, international law and organization, the comparative study of specific countries and regions, and the theory and practice of diplomacy.

Job Opportunities:

Managers, All Other
All managers not listed separately.
Political Scientists
Study the origin, development, and operation of political systems. May study topics, such as public opinion, political decision-making, and ideology. May analyze the structure and operation of governments, as well as various political entities. May conduct public opinion surveys, analyze election results, or analyze public documents.
Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in political science, international affairs, and international relations. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Administration & Faculty

President Judy Rogers
Accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Full-time Faculty 44
Student : Faculty Ratio 7 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 40 : 59
Percentage of Faculty Members
Tenured Faculty 52
Tenure Track Faculty 27
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 20
International Faculty 2

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Selectivity Score: 57/100
57
Selectivity

Acceptance Rate: 70.6% accepted of 446 applications

25th - 75th Percentile
ACTComposite19 - 25
English19 - 24
Math17 - 24
 
SATMath440 - 540
Reading460 - 570
Writing450 - 560

Admission Considerations

Very Important: Rigor Of Secondary School Record

Important: Academic GPA, Character Personal Qualities, Level Of Applicants Interest, Standardized Test Scores, Talent Ability

Also Considered: Volunteer Work, Alumni Relation, Application Essay, Class Rank, Extracurricular Activities, Interview, Recommendations

High School Curriculum (years of study):
Required Recommended
English 4 0
Math 3 0
Science 2 0
Science Lab 2 0
Social Studies 2 0
Foreign Language 2 0

Other Application Information: Single Highest Test Date SAT or ACT

Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $16,073 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $12,363
$30K-$48K $12,823
$48K-$75K $16,736
$75K-$110K $17,822
$110K+ $21,156

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $18,000, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $18,000 Same as On-Campus
Fees $800 Same as On-Campus
Housing $6,600 $4,050
Books $1,100 $1,100
Total (before financial aid) $26,500 $23,950

Students Receiving Aid

99% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 76% $5,224
Federal Scholarships/Grants 44% $4,441
Institutional Grants 98% $7,741
Other Federal Grants 20% $486
Other Loans 1% $11,473
Pell Grants 44% $4,223
State and Local Scholarships/Grants 15% $2,251
Student Loans 76% $5,342

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

60% of students graduated in six years.

79% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

Athletics

Athletics

Cottey College participates in the for college athletics.

Sport Coach
Softball Shelli Stanley (Get recruited )
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