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Coe College
Cedar Rapids, IA
Coe, founded in 1851, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 55-acre campus is located a mile from downtown Cedar Rapids.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 1,409
   Women 807 (57.3%)
   Men 602 (42.7%)
Graduate Students Not reported
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 50% of 6,725 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline March 1
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.60
SAT Math 577 average
510-650 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 579 average
510-620 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 25 average
22-28 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Essay   X    
Extracurricular Activities     X  
Cost of Attendance $53,490
  Tuition and Fees $41,000
  Room and Board $8,820
Average Percent of Need Met 85%
Average Freshman Award $35,534
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 96
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 27% of classes
10-19 students: 45% of classes
20-29 students: 22% of classes
30-39 students: 4% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Cedar Rapids Population 128,429
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 90% of freshmen, 86% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Kohawk
Sororities 25% of women participate
Fraternities 25% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.2% Asian
6.7% Black/African-American
9.2% Hispanic/Latino
3.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
74.6% White
3.3% Unknown
International Students 2.4% from 14 countries
First-Year Students Returning 75.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 61.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 82%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 19.0%