Cogswell College: Review & Facts

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Cogswell College is a very small four-year, private for-profit school with 635 students enrolled. This school was established in 1887 and is one of the 8 schools located in San Jose, California.

Academic Offerings

Cogswell College will give you the option to receive a bachelor's degree or master's degree.

Cogswell College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 5 majors. The most popular concentrations are Graphic Design and Animation, Firefighting, Engineering, Music, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see program Ratings against other schools.

Student Retention
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Cogswell College is fair at 79% (close to California average). Considering this statistic, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
13 : 1
The graduation rate at Cogswell College is low - 31%. Nearly 31% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Cogswell College is pretty good: 13:1. Read more about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans

Tuition and fees per year
Average tuition price is fairly high, about $16,500 per academic year. The additional fees at Cogswell College beyond tuition are around $200, which makes it a total of $16,700 per year.

Read the details about Cogswell College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelihood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information

According to government data, 349 applications were submitted and 212 were accepted; so it is not very hard to become a student at this school.

The school might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

Dual Credits
The undergraduate application fee at Cogswell College is $55.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Cogswell College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (800) 264-7955 or check Cogswell College Website.

Opportunities and Services

Annual Price
Cogswell College provides a distance learning option.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Cogswell College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Cogswell College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 200 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing option. The room price is a bit high -- around $8,000 per year.

Based on the college crime numbers, Cogswell College appears to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Cogswell College Location and Maps

Post Address: Cogswell College, 191 Baypointe Parkway, San Jose, California 95134, USA
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