Cottey College

1000 W Austin, Nevada, MO

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Cottey College is located in Nevada, Missouri and is a nonprofit private institution that assists students to meet their educational goals. The school's limited space in terms of enrollment, approximately 300 students, allows students to have a more hands on education due to the size of the class and easier access to professors and faculty.

The school offers a degree program in Liberal Arts. The admissions process starts with the submission of an application, transcripts, records, and standardized test scores, which are then reviewed by the admissions office. Either the SAT or ACT exam can be taken in order to apply to this school. Scores in a range of 19 to 24 on the ACT or 1330 to 1630 on the SAT are required to greatly increase the chance of admission. 68% of those who apply are accepted to Cottey College, of which 51% choose to enroll.

The cost of undergraduate tuition is close to $17,000 per year. Tuition prices may change for any number of reasons, and as such students should use the school's price of attendance calculator to get a better idea of their costs. Students enrolled at Cottey College may be eligible for aid which is generally scholarships, grants, and loans.

Students may visit the school's to view additional information.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admission details below may give you an idea of the applicants Cottey College accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at Cottey College is around 330 students. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 47% enrolling as graduate students and 100% as undergraduate students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition is estimated to be around $20,000 per year for in-state and nonresident students
  • The estimated tuition for part time students is around $130 to $150 per unit
  • The average estimated cost for room and board is listed to be around $8,400, the cost includes twenty meals each week

Financial Aid Details

The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships99%$13,457
Receiving Student Loans63%$5,057
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, Cottey College may provide services to students including:

  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Employing students to lower education costs

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of Cottey College is around 61%.

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Music Program
    • * Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation (since 1956)
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Cottey College by clicking the request information to the right.

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

Business and Marketing Studies

English Language and Literature

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Natural Resources and Conservation


Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Cottey College for official up-to-date information.

Contact Information

General Contact

Admissions Office

Financial Aid Office

School Map