Cottey College requires a minimum of 120 credit hours to complete a bachelor's degree.
There is no accelarated degree program at Cottey College, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Cottey College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Cottey College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 74% of students who start college at Cottey College graduate within six years.
Cottey College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Cottey College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Cottey 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.
Reminder: Check with Cottey College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Cottey College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Cottey College.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
Students are not required to complete a senior project unless it is required for their specific major.
Double Majoring at Cottey College
At Cottey College, students are not permitted to double major, and must choose just one area of study to focus on.
✅ Cottey College offers services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
❌ Cottey College does not have distance learning options or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.
✅ Cottey 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.
❌ Cottey College does not offer an honors program or a Freshman Honor College.
❌ Students at Cottey College are not required to complete an internship as a graduation requirement.
Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.
The main library on campus is the Blanche Skiff Ross Memorial Library and there are no other libraries on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
Cottey College does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
Does Cottey College have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
Cottey College does not have any ROTC programs.
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