If you are thinking about applying to Cottey College, the fee for the application costs $20.
The following is an overiew of some of Cottey College's admissions stats.
|Cottey College 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.4|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||2%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are not considered|
These are the application deadlines for Cottey College.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Cottey College does not offer early decision or early action.
➡️ Find a list of some competetive colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
Getting into Cottey College is moderately difficult. Cottey College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny or waitlist.
In 2021, Cottey College accepted 73% of all applicants, around 491 from the 674 applicants.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Cottey College, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Cottey College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you stand out.
What does Cottey College consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
Make sure to check with Cottey College for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Cottey College, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with Cottey College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.6|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||0||0||3|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Cottey College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.
Out of all students that were admitted, 67% submitted a class rank. At Cottey College 2% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 27% were in the top 25% and 49% were in the top 50%.
At Cottey College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||25%|
|3.50 and 3.74||21%|
|3.25 and 3.49||13%|
|3.00 and 3.24||7%|
|2.50 and 2.9||15%|
|2.00 and 2.49||5%|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Cottey College directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Cottey College does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Cottey College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Cottey College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Cottey College during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Cottey College?
❌ Students who are admitted to Cottey College must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.
Does Cottey College accept transfer credits?
✅ Cottey College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Cottey College accepts:
• CLEP subject tests
Does Cottey College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Cottey College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Cottey College?
✅ Cottey College is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.
What is Cottey College's acceptance rate?
✅ The acceptance rate for Cottey College is 73%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Cottey College?
❌ Cottey College does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Cottey College? Cottey College is a somewhat selective institution. The Cottey College acceptance rate is 73%. This means that the institution accepts 72 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Cottey College is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Cottey College is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Cottey College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.39. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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