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Cottey Named a Top Best Value School in Missouri

Date Posted: January 1, 1970 Author: Steve Reed

Cottey College has been named a top Best Value School in Missouri by Cottey was listed at number 15 out of 49 institutions of higher education in the state.

According to the announcement, “The ranking, which was published in October, was created using National Center for Education Statistics’ College Navigator and PayScale data to identify the schools based on graduation rate, net price, acceptance rate and a 20-year net return on investment…Best Value Schools helps students find schools and degree programs that can provide the most available financial aid and assistance, the greatest support and service, the highest return on investment, and the best overall value.” (email and

Earlier this year, Cottey was ranked ninth out of ten most affordable colleges in the state of Missouri by

Cottey College is owned and supported by the P.E.O. Sisterhood making it the only nonsectarian college in the United States owned by women for women. Its residential student capacity of 350 typically includes students from more than 40 states and 20 countries.

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