Cogswell College Rankings

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In the World#8880 of 14178
In North America#2033 of 2629
In the United States#1937 of 2528
In California#170 of 252
In San Jose#2 of 3

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
49%
Avg. cost to attend
$28,103 /y
Aid receiving
86%
Undergraduates
542
Graduates
10
Male:Female Ratio
67:33
Control
Private
for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree

Cogswell College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate49%49%50%
Applicants458338120
Admissions22616660
Freshmen enrolled full time18126
Freshmen enrolled part time13112

320 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

Admissions requirements

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

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White154 (28%)
Hispanic120 (22%)
Asian117 (21%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown67 (12%)
Black or African American45 (8%)
Two or more races29 (5%)
Nonresident Alien13 (2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native6 (1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander1 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$28,103/year
Average aid awarded
$7,569
Students receiving aid
86%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$25,774
$30-48K$26,983
$48-75K$32,150
$75-110K$29,839
$110K+$34,018

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$19,800$17,325
Tuition in-state$19,800$17,325
Tuition out-of-state$19,800$17,325
Fee in-district$1,000$100
Fee in-state$1,000$100
Fee out-of-state$1,000$100

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity200
Room charge$11,990

Cogswell College Majors

MajorBachelor's
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects47
Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation24
Music Technology15
Game and Interactive Media Design13
Computer Programming & Programmer, General10
Business Administration and Management, General4
Computer Software Technology & Technician2
Grand Total115
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate55%52%60%
  • Full-time retention rate - 62%
  • Part-time retention rate - 60%

Publications & Citations

Publications
3
Citations
2

Publication count by topic

Computer science
2
Engineering
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Engineering58222

General info

Alternative namesCPC
Founded1887
WikipediaCogswell University of Silicon Valley
Colorsorange, silver
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff96
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Address191 Baypointe Parkway
San Jose, California, 95134
United States
City population1,025,000
Phone8002647955
Fax+1 (408) 747 0764

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