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University of Silicon Valley

San Jose, CA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate51%
Acceptance Rate51%

Cogswell Polytechnical College Academics

Cogswell Polytechnical College requires at least 120 semester hours to complete a bachelor's degree.

There is no accelarated degree program at Cogswell Polytechnical College, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Cogswell Polytechnical College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit. Additionally, Cogswell Polytechnical College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 44% of students who start college at Cogswell Polytechnical College finish the requirements for graduation within six years.

Cogswell Polytechnical College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program X
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted Unknown
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Cogswell Polytechnical College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Will I Take At Cogswell Polytechnical College?

Cogswell Polytechnical College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement

Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math true
Science true
Computer No

Reminder: Check with Cogswell Polytechnical College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Cogswell Polytechnical College

When choosing a major, Cogswell Polytechnical College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Cogswell Polytechnical College.

Student Designed Majors

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.

Senior Projects

Students are not required to complete a senior project unless it is required for their specific major.

Double Majoring at Cogswell Polytechnical College

Cogswell Polytechnical College offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Double majoring may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.

Frequently Asked Questions About Cogswell Polytechnical College

Does Cogswell Polytechnical College Offer Learning Disability Services?

❌ Cogswell Polytechnical College does not offer services for students with disabilities.

Does Cogswell Polytechnical College Have An Online Program?

✅ Cogswell Polytechnical College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Cogswell Polytechnical College Offer Credit for AP Classes?

✅ Cogswell Polytechnical College offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Cogswell Polytechnical College Have An Honors Program?

❌ Cogswell Polytechnical College does not offer an honors program or a Freshman Honor College.

Does Cogswell Polytechnical College Require Internships?

🟨 Cogswell Polytechnical College does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.

Additional Information About Cogswell Polytechnical College

Cogswell Polytechnical College Library

The main library on campus is the USV Library.

Dual Degree Programs at Cogswell Polytechnical College

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

For more information on possible dual degree options at Cogswell Polytechnical College, contact the university directly.


Does Cogswell Polytechnical College have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Cogswell Polytechnical College does not have any ROTC programs.

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