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Cogswell, founded in 1887, is a private college of technology. Its four-acre campus is located in the city of Cupertino, four miles from San Jose.

Website: www.cogswell.edu/

Private for-profit
Co-ed
608
Undergraduate
Students
(29.4%) 179 Women
(70.6%) 429 Men
0
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
65% of 231 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.08
SAT Math
540-650 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
530-620 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
18-31 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$37,846
Tuition and Fees
$20,800
Room and Board
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Freshman Award
Not reported
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
Not reported
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
16
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 27% of classes
10-19 students: 53% of classes
20-29 students: 19% of classes
30-39 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

San Jose Population
146,197
Nearest Metropolitan Area
San Francisco, San Jose
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
 
Athletic Conferences
 
Mascot
 
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.8% American Indian/Alaskan Native
21.9% Asian
4.9% Black/African-American
20.6% Hispanic/Latino
7.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
1.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
36.0% White
7.5% Unknown
International Students
1.8% from 3 countries
First-Year Students Returning
78.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
27.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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