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Coe College

Cedar Rapids, IA 4-Year Private

About Coe College

Coe College is a private, religous school located in the urban setting of Cedar Rapids, IA

Founded in 1851, the institution currently enrolls around 1,393 students a year, including 1,393 undergrads. The institution runs on a other academic calendar.

Coe College's endowment was valued at $89,803,296 in 2021. The school spends $11,694 for each full-time student enrolled.

Admissions Facts About Coe College

Acceptance rate: 81%

Average GPA: 3.62

Mean ACT score: 24

Mean SAT score: 1170

Early Decision or Early Action: No/Yes

2022 Regular Decision Deadline: March 1

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:

What's the acceptance rate at Coe College in 2021?

It is moderately difficult to get into Coe College. The acceptance rate at Coe College is 81 percent.

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.62 out of 4.0. The mean SAT scores for students who get into Coe College is 1170. The mean ACT scores is 24.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 waitlisted students got accepted.

Is Coe College a good school?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how selective a school is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.

Retention, graduation, and job placement statistics all give valuable information about the quality of the student experience, before and after graduation.

Retention and graduation rates

About 81 percent of students who start at Coe College come back the next year. Out of the 376 students who started at Coe College as first-time freshman, 216 graduate within four years.

Around 61 percent of students who started at Coe College earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Within six months of graduating, 71 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2021 was around $33,803 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Coe College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So the real question to ask yourself: is Coe College a good school for YOU?

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College Info

1220 1st Avenue, NE Cedar Rapids, IA 52402-5092

Campus Setting: Urban

Coe College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Mar 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Coe College is Mar 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Coe College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Coe College ACT Scores


ACT Range

21 - 27

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

27 and Above


21 to 27


21 and Less


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Coe College is 24. Students with an ACT score of 27 and above have a good chance of getting into Coe College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 21 and 27 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 21 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Coe College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

520 - 615


Reading SAT Range

530 - 640

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

0 and Above


0 to 0


0 and Less


Coe College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees


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Cost Breakdown
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State Tuition

Student Life

Wondering what life at Coe College is like? There are approximately 1,428 students enrolled at Coe College. 97% percent of students attend school full-time, 46% percent are from IA and 54% percent of students are from other states.


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Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Mar 1
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