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Cottey College

Nevada, MO 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate80%

Cottey College Student Life

Cottey College Student Activities

Interested in Greek life?

Cottey College has the Golden Key. In fact, more students participate in the Golden Key than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Cottey College include Phi Theta Kappa, Student Government, Alpha Chi and Global Citizens.

Cottey College students' favorite campus events are Hanging of the Greens and Assessment Day.

Cottey College Housing

This table offers information on housing at Cottey College.

Housing Options Offered? Details
On-Campus Housing Yes
Guaranteed Housing Yes No special consideration for freshman
Co-ed Housing Available Yes
Housing for Students with Disabilities Yes
Percentage of Students Living On-Campus 91%
Spots Available in On-Campus Housing 350
Number of Students Living On-Campus 300
Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus

Cottey College offers housing for students. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are given no special consideration for on-campus housing.

The majority of Cottey College students live on campus. In 2023, 91% of undergrads at Cottey College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 9% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Cottey College. There are 350 spots available in on-campus housing for all 311 undergraduates. In the 2022-2023 school year, 300 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 80% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Cottey College offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Cottey College Athletics

Cottey College does not have any athletic programs or the school has not reported any information on their athletic teams.

Is Cottey College Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Cottey College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Cottey College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Cottey College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Plan a Visit to Cottey College

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Cottey College, take Interstate 49 to Nevada, MO. If you need to fly, book your flight to Kansas City International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Missouri you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Cottey College's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

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Cottey College Campus Services

Student Services
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Campus Security
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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