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About Cottey

Cottey College is an independent liberal arts and sciences college for women. Founded in 1884 by Virginia Alice Cottey Stockard, it is currently owned and supported by the P.E.O. Sisterhood, a philanthropic women's organization. Cottey offers baccalaureate degrees in the following programs: Business, English, Environmental Studies, Health Sciences, International Business, International Relations, Liberal Arts and Psychology as well as Associate degrees in Arts and Science.

Academic Programs at Cottey

International

Second year students participate in a trip outside of the United States. The college pays for airfare and lodging, while students are responsible for meals and incidental expenses. Destinations are announced each spring for the following year. Past classes have traveled to London, Paris, Madrid, Barcelona, Rome, and Florence. If a student chooses an alternate trip, he may be responsible for additional fees. Alternate destinations have included Japan, Peru, New Zealand, Guatemala and Thailand.

International Experience - Travel the World

Life at Cottey

Most Cottey students live in suites of 10 to 12 women in one of our residence halls. Each suite contains a shared living area, a small kitchen, a common bathroom and several single and double bedrooms. Each hall contains a reception area, sitting areas, a storage area, a quiet study room, a computer room, two pianos, TV's, cable and DVD players. Up to seven fourth-year students may live in the Cottey House, across the street from the Cottey College campus.

Life on Campus

Athletics

Cottey offers basketball, volleyball, softball, and cross-country/track in its intercollegiate sports program. Athletic Scholarships are awarded based on demonstrated ability. Prospective students interested in athletics should contact the head coach.

Comet Athletics

Visit

We strongly encourage your daughter to visit our campus before making a selection. Our current students, faculty and staff are here to welcome prospective students and show them everything Cottey has to offer. We offer several structured events throughout the year and customized campus visits for students who may be more pressed for time. One of our most popular events, the Summer Workshop, guarantees a $3000 annual scholarship (total of $12,000) for participants who choose to attend Cottey!

Visit Cottey

Admission

Our goal is to make the admission process as smooth as possible for your daughter. That means that we are here to answer questions, remind you of deadlines, and walk you through the entire admission and financial aid processes. If you don’t find the information you need online, please contact the admission office or your daughter’s admission representative directly.

Admission to Cottey

Finance a Cottey Education

At Cottey, most students pay less than the published price thanks to financial aid. There are numerous types of financial aid available in the form of scholarships, grants, student employment programs, and student loans. As a parent or guardian, you can provide valuable assistance to your student in navigating the financial aid application process. Please take a look at the information available on the financial aid pages and contact the financial aid office if you have any questions!

Paying for Cottey

College Parent Central: Information for parents of college students

The Office of Enrollment Management can answer questions on admission (completion of forms, test scores, high school transcripts, campus visits).

Phone: 417-667-8181 ext. 2107
Email: enrollmgt@cottey.edu
The Office of Financial Aid can answer questions about scholarships and all other types of financial aid.

Phone: 417-667-8181 ext. 2190
Email: financialaid@cottey.edu
The Business Office can assist with questions concerning the payment of College fees and information about the international trips. Billing statements will be mailed prior to July 31.

Phone: 417-667-8181 ext. 2123
The Office of Academic Records can answer questions about class registration, grades, transcripts, and transfer credits.

Phone: 417-667-8181 ext. 2125
The Housing Office can answer questions about roommate and hall assignments and provide general information about the residence halls. Housing information will be emailed near the end of June for those students with completed health files.

Phone: 417-667-8181 ext. 2104
The Office of Student Life can answer questions about Orientation, health services, personal counseling, chartered buses to the airport, Family Weekend, and local churches. This office can provide general information about student life.

Phone: 417-667-8181 ext. 2126
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Cottey College
For Women • By Women • About Women

1000 West Austin
Nevada, Missouri 64772
Phone: 417-667-8181
Fax: 417-667-8103
Admission: 888-5-COTTEY