Cottey College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$18,400

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$16,789

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

3.82%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

68.7%

374 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

288

98.3% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

72.5%

121 Graduates

About

Cottey College is a higher education institution located in Vernon County, MO. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Cottey College were Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (5 degrees awarded), General Psychology (5 degrees), and International Business, Trade, & Commerce (5 degrees).

In 2016, 96 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Cottey College. 100% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 0% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (62 degrees), 8.86 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (7 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Cottey College is $18,400, which is $5,600 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,800).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Cottey College is $18,400, which is $5,600 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,800).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,789.

In 2016, 99% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 59% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$18,400

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Cottey College was $18,400. The cost of tuition at Cottey College is $5,600 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,800).

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Average Net Price

$16,789

2016 Value

2.9%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Cottey College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,789. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Cottey College grew by 2.9%.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,525

Room and Board

$1,100

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Cottey College was of $5,525 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,100. The cost of room and board did not change between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

99%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

59%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

99% of undergraduate students at Cottey College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2015, when 99% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

3.82%

2015 Default Rate

5

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Cottey College was 3.82%, which represents 5 out of the 131 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Cottey College received 374 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 9.22% annual decline. Out of those 374 applicants, 257 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 68.7% acceptance rate.

There were 288 students enrolled at Cottey College in 2016, and 27% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Cottey College has an overall enrollment yield of 39.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

68.7%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

257

Accepted Out of 374

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Cottey College was 68.7% (257 admissions from 374 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 73.5%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -9.22%, while admissions declined by -152%.

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SAT Scores

27%

Submission Percentage

28

Scores Submitted

27% of enrolled first-time students at Cottey College in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Cottey College has a total enrollment of 288 students. The full-time enrollment at Cottey College is 283 students and the part-time enrollment is 5. This means that 98.3% of students enrolled at Cottey College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Cottey College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 63.5% White, 9.72% Hispanic or Latino, 5.21% Black or African American, 4.51% Two or More Races, 1.39% Asian, 0.694% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.347% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Cottey College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (63.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (9.89%) and Black or African American Female (4.95%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

98.3%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Cottey College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 288 students. The full-time enrollment at Cottey College is 283 and the part-time enrollment is 5. This means that 98.3% of students enrolled at Cottey College are enrolled full-time compared with 44.9% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

75%

2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Cottey College was 75%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (63%), Cottey College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    183

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    28

  3. Black or African American

    15

The enrolled student population at Cottey College is 63.5% White, 9.72% Hispanic or Latino, 5.21% Black or African American, 4.51% Two or More Races, 1.39% Asian, 0.694% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.347% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 47.2% White, 23.1% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.6% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0 students (0%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 96 more women than men received degrees from Cottey College. The majority of degree recipients at Cottey College are white (62 degrees awarded). There were 8.86 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (7 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Cottey College is Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (5 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (5 degrees) and International Business, Trade, & Commerce (5 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Cottey College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (68 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (2 degrees), and English (4 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Cottey College are Elementary & middle school teachers (379,939 people), Miscellaneous managers (270,879 people), Designers (205,848 people), Counselors (190,412 people), and Postsecondary teachers (184,296 people).

The most specialized majors at Cottey College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (68 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (2 degrees), English (4 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (8 degrees), and Psychology (5 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Cottey College are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians & surgeons, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Dentists, and Dental hygienists

The most specialized majors at Cottey College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (68 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (2 degrees), English (4 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (8 degrees), and Psychology (5 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Cottey College are Elementary & secondary schools (749,712 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (404,127 people), Hospitals (277,250 people), Computer Systems Design (163,293 people), and Individual & family services (154,829 people).

The most specialized majors at Cottey College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (68 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (2 degrees), English (4 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (8 degrees), and Psychology (5 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Cottey College.

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Cottey College was Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities with 5 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 0

  2. 96

In 2016, 0 degrees were awarded to men at Cottey College, which is 0 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (96).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 0 degrees were awarded to men at Cottey College in General Fine Studio Arts, which is 0 times less than the 4 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 63 degrees were awarded to women at Cottey College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is N/A times more than the 0 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

N/A%

100% Completion Time

N/A%

150% Completion Time

In N/A, N/A% of students graduating from Cottey College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, N/A% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and N/A% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (72.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Cottey College is Female and White (72.7% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.65% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    62 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    7 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Cottey College is white (62 degrees awarded). There were 8.86 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (7 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    62 degrees awarded

  2. Two or More Races Female

    7 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Cottey College is white female (62 degrees awarded). There were 8.86 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races female (7 degrees).

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Operations

Cottey College has an endowment valued at nearly $108M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $842k (0.783%), compared to the 0.934% average return ($83.5k on $8.94M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Cottey College had a total expenditure of $22.8M. Of that $22.8M, they spent $6.43M on salaries and $22.8M on benefits.

Cottey College employs 16 Assistant professors, 12 Professors, and 9 Associate professors. Most academics at Cottey College are Female Assistant professors (12), Female Professors(8), and Female Associate professors (7).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Cottey College are: Service, with 38 employees, Management, with 33 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 17 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$108M

2015 Endowment

0%

growth from 2014

Cottey College has an endowment valued at about $108M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Cottey College grew 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $98.6M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associates Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Cottey College received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$6.43M

Salary Expenditure

$22.8M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Cottey College had a total expenditure of $22.8M. Of that $22.8M, they spent $6.43M on salaries and $22.8M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$6.43M

2015 Salaries

5.25%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Cottey College paid a median of $6.43M in salaries, which represents 28.3% of their overall expenditure ($22.8M) and a 5.25% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.97% decline from 2013 and a 1.71% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 3.29M (34.3% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.04M

Instructional Salaries

36

Number of Employees

In 2015, Cottey College paid a total of $2.04M to 36 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $672k (20.4%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

16 Employees

Service

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

38 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Cottey College were Assistant professor with 16 employees; Professor with 12 employees; and Professor with 9 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Cottey College were Service with 38 employees; Management with 33 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 17 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Female Professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Cottey College was Female Assistant professor with 12 employees, Female Professor with 8 employees, and Female Associate professor with 7 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Cottey College.

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