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Cox College

Cox College is college with 832 students located in Springfield, MO.

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Welcome to Cox College, a private College of 650 students near the center of Springfield, Missouri. The College offers Associate, Bachelors and Masters degrees in Nursing, Associate in Radiography, Associate in Medical Assisting, certificates in Medical Transcription, Medical Coding and Dietetic Internship. We offer interaction with faculty in small classes, diverse student practical experience with CoxHealth, and student leadership opportunities.

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Student Life

Student Life

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Student Body

Total Undergraduates 832
Gender 12% Male / 88% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 53% Full Time / 47% Part Time
Geography 99% In State / 1% Out of State / % International
Socio-Economic Diversity 90% 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 94%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Multi-racial 1%
Hispanic/Latino 2%
Black or African American 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

Housing

7% of students live on-campus.

Activities

  • Government or Political Activity

Student Services

  • Academic Support Services: remedial instruction study skills assistance tutoring writing center
  • Computer Services: computer center, dorms, libraries
  • Counseling Services: financial aid counseling
  • Facilities: nursing resource center
  • Specialty Programs (ROTC, Accelerated Programs, Professional Development, etc.): accelerated program
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (50%), Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (45%), Medical/Clinical Assistant (3%)

Majors Offered

Bachelor's

A program that generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, Referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance.

Job Opportunities:

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary
Demonstrate and teach patient care in classroom and clinical units to nursing students. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Registered Nurses
Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required.

Associates

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians, to provide medical office administrative services and perform clinical duties including patient intake and care, routine diagnostic and recording procedures, pre-examination and examination assistance, and the administration of medications and first aid. Includes instruction in basic anatomy and physiology; medical terminology; medical law and ethics; patient psychology and communications; medical office procedures; and clinical diagnostic, examination, testing, and treatment procedures.

Job Opportunities:

Medical Assistants
Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician.

A program that generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, Referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance.

Job Opportunities:

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary
Demonstrate and teach patient care in classroom and clinical units to nursing students. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Registered Nurses
Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required.

Administration & Faculty

President Dr. Anne Brett
Interm President Dr. Lance Ratcliff
Accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Full-time Faculty 99
Student : Faculty Ratio 11 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 12 : 87
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Acceptance Rate: 89.7% accepted of 439 applications

25th - 75th Percentile
ACTComposite13 - 22
English14 - 19
Math12 - 16
Writing4 - 8
 
SATMath480 - 640
Reading380 - 680
Writing380 - 560

Admission Considerations

Very Important: Rigor Of Secondary School Record, Standardized Test Scores

High School Curriculum (years of study):
Required Recommended
English 0 4
Math 0 2
Science 0 2

Other Application Information: Highest Section Scores Across Test Dates ACT (writing section optional) SAT

Deadlines

November

1

Early Decision
August

1

Regular Decision

Admissions Websites

Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $18,154 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $18,730
$30K-$48K $20,034
$48K-$75K $18,355

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $8,856, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $11,126 Same as On-Campus
Fees $1,468 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $9,284
Books $1,700 $1,700
Total (before financial aid) $14,294 $23,578

Students Receiving Aid

90% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 100% $6,175
Federal Scholarships/Grants 90% $4,612
Institutional Grants 10% $1,000
Other Federal Grants 10% $800
Pell Grants 90% $4,524
State and Local Scholarships/Grants 50% $2,115
Student Loans 100% $6,175

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://www.coxcollege.edu/cc_body.cfm?id=2957.

Estimate the net price for you at http://www.coxcollege.edu.

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

57% of students graduated on time.

90% of students graduated in six years.

89% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

Rankings

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#112 The Best and Worst College Cities and Towns in America
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