Cogswell College: Ranking & Review

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San Jose Rank United States Rank World Rank
5 2248 7375
Top 44%

Cogswell College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate64%63%66%
Applicants22815276
Admissions1469650
Enrolled undergraduates724923
Enrolled total (including graduate students)608429179

261 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for both undergraduates and graduates.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programNeither required nor recommended
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesRequired
Admission test scoresRecommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Cogswell College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $38,265 $38,265
Off-campus $39,034 $39,034
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $9,000 and other expenses per full academic year.

Cogswell College provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 250 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $18,648 $18,648
Fees for full-time undergraduates $1,000 $1,000
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $777 $777
Tuition for Full-time graduates $34,000 $34,000
Fees for full-time graduates $100 $100
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $1,700 $1,700

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sTotal
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services 50 50
Visual and Performing Arts 22 22
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 10 10
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 3 3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Grand Total8585

A total of 85 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Cogswell College.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate37%40%25%
  • Full-time retention rate - 75%
  • Part-time retention rate - 91%

General info

Alternative namesCPC
Founded1887
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsorange, silver
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff94
Instructional FTE44
Sector of institutionPrivate for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Official Websitecogswell.edu
Address191 Baypointe Parkway
San Jose, California, 95134
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population50,000 - 250,000
Phone8002647955
Fax+1 (408) 747 0764

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