Cottey College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$19,100

3.8% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$17,044

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

8.94%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

64.1%

504 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

270

96.3% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

57.1%

8 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 General Business Administration & Management (4 degrees awarded), General English Language & Literature (3 degrees), and International Business, Trade, & Commerce (3 degrees).

In 2017, 95 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 (58 degrees), 6.44 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (9 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Cottey College is $19,100, which is $6,210 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Cottey College is $19,100, which is $6,210 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $17,044.

In 2017, 97% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 53% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$19,100

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Cottey College was $19,100. The cost of tuition at Cottey College is $6,210 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

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Average Net Price

$17,044

2017 Value

1.52%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Cottey College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $17,044. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Cottey College grew by 1.52%.

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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 2017. 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 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

97%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

53%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

97% of undergraduate students at Cottey College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 2.02% with respect to 2016, 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.

8.94%

2016 Default Rate

11

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Cottey College was 8.94%, which represents 11 out of the 123 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Cottey College received 504 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 34.8% annual growth. Out of those 504 applicants, 323 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 64.1% acceptance rate.

There were 270 students enrolled at Cottey College in 2017, and 38% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Cottey College has an overall enrollment yield of 26.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

64.1%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

323

Accepted Out of 504

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Cottey College was 64.1% (323 admissions from 504 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 68.7%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 34.8%, while admissions grew by 25.7%.

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SAT Scores

38%

Submission Percentage

33

Scores Submitted

38% of enrolled first-time students at Cottey College in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Cottey College has a total enrollment of 270 students. The full-time enrollment at Cottey College is 260 students and the part-time enrollment is 10. This means that 96.3% of students enrolled at Cottey College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Cottey College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 65.6% White, 8.15% Hispanic or Latino, 4.81% Two or More Races, 4.44% Black or African American, 1.85% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.37% Asian, and 0.37% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Cottey College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (64.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (8.46%) and Two or More Races Female (5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

96.3%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Cottey College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 270 students. The full-time enrollment at Cottey College is 260 and the part-time enrollment is 10. This means that 96.3% of students enrolled at Cottey College are enrolled full-time compared with 45.4% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

72%

2017 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 72%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (64%), 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

    177

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    22

  3. Two or More Races

    13

The enrolled student population at Cottey College is 65.6% White, 8.15% Hispanic or Latino, 4.81% Two or More Races, 4.44% Black or African American, 1.85% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.37% Asian, and 0.37% 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 46.1% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 14% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 95 more women than men received degrees from Cottey College. The majority of degree recipients at Cottey College are white (58 degrees awarded). There were 6.44 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (9 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Cottey College is General Business Administration & Management (4 degrees awarded), followed by General English Language & Literature (3 degrees) and International Business, Trade, & Commerce (3 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 (67 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (13 degrees), and English (3 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 (410,924 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (384,752 people), Other managers (339,718 people), Postsecondary teachers (216,860 people), and Chief executives & legislators (133,030 people).

The most specialized majors at Cottey College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (67 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (13 degrees), English (3 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (1 degrees), and Social Sciences (2 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Cottey College are Surgeons, Electrical & electronics engineers, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Cottey College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (67 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (13 degrees), English (3 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (1 degrees), and Social Sciences (2 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 (723,865 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (460,679 people), Legal services (332,394 people), Computer Systems Design (248,445 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (211,758 people).

The most specialized majors at Cottey College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (67 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (13 degrees), English (3 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (1 degrees), and Social Sciences (2 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 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Cottey College was General Business Administration & Management with 4 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 0

  2. 95

In 2017, 0 degrees were awarded to men at Cottey College, which is 0 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (95).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 0 degrees were awarded to men at Cottey College in Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities, which is 0 times less than the 1 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 66 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Hispanic or Latino Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Cottey College is Female and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 12.5% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    58 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    9 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Cottey College is white (58 degrees awarded). There were 6.44 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (9 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

    58 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Female

    9 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Cottey College is white female (58 degrees awarded). There were 6.44 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (9 degrees).

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Operations

Cottey College has an endowment valued at nearly $109M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $9.89M (9.07%), compared to the 1.44% average return ($144k on $10M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Cottey College had a total salary expenditure of $16.4M. Cottey College employs 19 Assistant professors, 13 Professors, and 9 Associate professors. Most academics at Cottey College are Female Assistant professors (15), Female Professors(8), and Female Associate professors (8).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Cottey College are: Service, with 40 employees, Management, with 33 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 19 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$109M

2017 Endowment

6.98%

growth from 2016

Cottey College has an endowment valued at about $109M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Cottey College grew 6.98% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $99M 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 2017, 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

Salary Expenditure

$6.86M

2017 Salaries

7.07%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Cottey College paid a median of $6.86M in salaries, which represents 41.9% of their overall expenditure ($16.4M) and a 7.07% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.478% decline from 2015 and a 5.25% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 6.2M (33.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.39M

Instructional Salaries

41

Number of Employees

In 2017, Cottey College paid a total of $2.39M to 41 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $916k (25.3%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associates.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

19 Employees

Service

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

40 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Cottey College were Assistant professor with 19 employees; Professor with 13 employees; and Professor with 9 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Cottey College were Service with 40 employees; Management with 33 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 19 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 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Cottey College was Female Assistant professor with 15 employees, Female Professor with 8 employees, and Female Associate professor with 8 employees.

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