Coe College Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#3844 of 14,131 In the World
#1106 of 2,597 In North America
#1033 of 2,496 In the United States
#14 of 39 In Iowa State
#1 of 2 In Cedar Rapids
#3489 of 3,574 For Materials Science
#3736 of 4,317 For Chemistry
#3863 of 4,082 For Physics
#4477 of 4,624 For Engineering

Quick Review

Religion
Presbyterian Church (USA)
Acceptance rate
80%
Avg. cost to attend
$21,155 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,394
Male:Female Ratio
44:56
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree
Website
coe.edu

Coe College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 80% 77% 83%
Applicants 7,041 2,505 4,334
Admissions 5,623 1,931 3,608
Freshmen enrolled full time 392 181 211

Admissions requirements

Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
SAT/ACT Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 905 (65%)
Hispanic 170 (12%)
Black or African American 117 (8%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 86 (6%)
Asian 43 (3%)
Two or more races 35 (3%)
Nonresident Alien 32 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 1 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$21,155/year
Average aid awarded
$38,272
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $14,371
$30-48K $15,019
$48-75K $17,133
$75-110K $22,176
$110K+ $26,944

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district $46,870
Tuition in-state $46,870
Tuition out-of-state $46,870
Fee in-district $350
Fee in-state $350
Fee out-of-state $350

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 1,260
Combined charge for room and board $10,174
Room charge $4,840
Meal charge $5,334

Coe College Majors

Major Bachelor's
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 45
Business Administration and Management, General 40
Psychology, General 31
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 23
Physics, General 19
Economics, General 12
Computer Science 11
Accounting 10
Political Science and Government, General 10
Elementary Education and Teaching 9
Art & Art Studies, General 8
Chemistry, General 8
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 8
Music, General 8
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 8
Mathematics, General 7
Film & Cinema & Media Studies 6
International Business & Trade & Commerce 6
English Language and Literature, General 5
Athletic Training & Trainer 4
History, General 4
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other 4
Sociology, General 4
International & Globalization Studies 3
Creative Writing 2
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 2
African-American & Black Studies 1
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies 1
Environmental Studies 1
International Economics 1
Philosophy 1
Grand Total 302
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 62% 54% 68%
  • Full-time retention rate - 81%

Publications & Citations

Publications
323
Citations
9,543

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
119 / 508
Chemistry
73 / 1,325
Physics
70 / 519
Engineering
67 / 454
Materials Science
50 / 419
Philosophy
34 / 45
Environmental Science
29 / 796
Psychology
28 / 1,248
Biology
24 / 773
Sociology
22 / 276
Computer Science
19 / 5,143
Political Science
18 / 29
History
16 / 12
Optical Engineering
15 / 76
Inorganic Chemistry
15 / 398
Business
15 / 943
Medicine
15 / 301
Art & Design
14 / 4,884
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
13 / 14
Mathematics
11 / 58
Classics and Ancient History
10 / 11
Social Psychology
10 / 729
Geology
10 / 30
Economics
9 / 75
Gender Studies
8 / 20
Ecology
8 / 412
Earth science and Geophysics
8 / 27
Law
8 / 11
Demography
7 / 68
Radiochemistry
7 / 72
Math Teachers
7 / 41
Media Studies
7 / 0
Acoustical Engineering
6 / 4
Child Psychology
6 / 209
Education Majors
6 / 44
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology
5 / 380
Geography and Cartography
4 / 14
Literature
4 / 2
Hydrology and Water resources management
4 / 93
Atomic and Molecular physics
4 / 38

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 6 16
1992 4 28
1993 3 17
1994 5 48
1995 4 31
1996 0 30
1997 3 40
1998 4 43
1999 4 43
2000 8 31
2001 10 82
2002 6 60
2003 6 82
2004 1 86
2005 4 82
2006 9 92
2007 12 138
2008 7 144
2009 9 147
2010 5 195
2011 15 297
2012 14 319
2013 15 444
2014 10 569
2015 18 685
2016 17 749
2017 22 863
2018 16 888
2019 31 1029
2020 26 1352
2021 19 1668

Coe College alumni

  1. Shelby Steele

    Shelby Steele
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    sociologistjournalist
    Biography

    Shelby Steele is an author, columnist, documentary film maker, and a Robert J. and Marion E. Oster Senior Fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution. He specializes in the study of race relations, multiculturalism, and affirmative action.

  2. William L. Shirer

    William L. Shirer
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1904-1993 (aged 89)
    Occupations
    writerhistorianjournalist
    Biography

    William Lawrence Shirer was an American journalist and war correspondent. He wrote The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, a history of Nazi Germany that has been read by many and cited in scholarly works for more than 50 years. Originally a foreign correspondent for the Chicago Tribune and the International News Service, Shirer was the first reporter hired by Edward R. Murrow for what became a CBS radio team of journalists known as "Murrow's Boys". He became known for his broadcasts from Berlin, from the rise of the Nazi dictatorship through the first year of World War II (1939-1940). With Murrow, he organized the first broadcast world news roundup, a format still followed by news broadcasts.

  3. Curt Menefee

    Curt Menefee
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    sports commentator
    Biography

    Curt Menefee is an American sportscaster who is currently the play-by-play commentator for Seattle Seahawks preseason football, play-by-play commentator of the 2020 XFL on Fox, and the host of the Fox Network's NFL show Fox NFL Sunday. His co-host is Terry Bradshaw, with analysts Jimmy Johnson, Howie Long, Michael Strahan, and formerly Tony Gonzalez.

  4. Edward Alsworth Ross

    Edward Alsworth Ross
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1866-1951 (aged 85)
    Occupations
    eugenicistsociologistuniversity teacherdemographereconomist
    Biography

    Edward Alsworth Ross was a progressive American sociologist, eugenicist, economist, and major figure of early criminology.

General info

Founded 1851
Motto Veritas Virtusque
Truth and Virtue
Colors crimson, gold
Academic Calendar August to May (August - December; February-April/May). Also Summer Session (June-July)
Total FTE staff 331
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address 1220 First Ave NE
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 52402-5092
United States
City population 138,000
Phone 3193998000
Fax +1 (319) 399 8816

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