Cox College

1423 N Jefferson, Springfield, MO

Cox College in Springfield, MO, is a private, degree-granting not-for-profit institution that primarily grants baccalaureate degrees in health care specialties such as Registered Nursing, Medical Assisting and Dietetics. The mission of Cox College is to be committed to excellence by meeting the educational needs of students and the health care community.

The history of Cox College goes back to the founding of Burge Deaconess Training School for Nurses in 1907. Starting with all of three students at the time, the college began to offer its B.S.N. program exactly 90 years later – in 1997. In 2009, its M.S.N program was approved by the Higher Learning Commission. Since then, it has been accredited by a number of bodies including the Missouri State Board of Nursing and the Commission on Accreditation.

Tuition for associate and baccalaureate degrees runs at $369 per credit hour, while graduate programs cost $246 per credit hour. Financial aid in the form of loans and grants is available for qualifying students, and there are several scholarships awarded each year. In addition, there are discounts for specific programs as well. Graduate students may also apply for Federal Direct Graduate Student Loans.

The college offers several continuing education and life support course opportunities such as specialty courses and certification preparation. The Cox Health Workforce development program, which was recently awarded a $42,750 grant by the Missouri Hospital Association, is designed to develop managerial talent for the health system.

Programs Offered

Below is a list of areas of study that may be available for students. Any linked program will direct you to the respective program's profile page which provides general educational requirements and possible career paths.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Health and Clinical Professions

*The posted costs for tuition, fees and supplies are determined through historical data and may not represent current costs.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimated to provide a comparative context. For more detailed information individuals are asked to contact the school.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The cost of attendance is approximately - per year, after the grants, scholarships and other forms of aid are calculated. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The cost to submit an application is $50. Student who wish to obtain more information regarding financial aid may contact the school's financial aid office at (417) 269-3045, which has information regarding types of aid, forms and more. Any tuition and financial aid figures listed provide an outline of costs at this school, however they may not accurately represent current costs, fees, or tuition. Please check with this school for more information.

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Tuition & Fees Information

Undergraduate Courses - Tuition Details

  • Tuition is estimated to be around $10,000 per year
  • For part-time students, charges are between $390-$460 per unit
  • Required fees for full-time students: $1,300

Graduate Courses - Tuition Details

  • Annual tuition for graduate students is estimated to range between $6,200-$7,400
  • Part time students are estimated to pay about $520 to $620 per unit
  • Required fees for graduate students are around $360

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships67%$3,306
Receiving Student Loans83%$3,300

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