Create Your Incredible Future at Cottey College
Best Women’s Arts & Sciences College
Top-Rated Midwestern Education
Our commitment to women’s education and to supporting each other permeates every facet of our college so that strong, bold students can create their own incredible futures as part of a close-knit community.
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Academics at Cottey
Cottey College offers both bachelor's and associate degree options that fit your passions. Our faculty and staff are committed to weaving the Cottey values of experiental learning, global awareness, and social responsibility into everything they teach. Small classes give every student the opportunity to develop a strong relationship with her classmates and instructors and receive a personalized, purpose-driven education.
#1 Best College in the Midwest
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#1 Best Value School in the Midwest
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We Believe that in Order to Change the World - You Have to See it First!
An international experiences is included as part of your enrollment! All qualified students have the opportunity to experience the culture of another country. Follow us on Instagram to see pics of our recent international experiences!
- Cross Country
- Flag football
Don't Just Find Yourself. Make Yourself!
Explore your interests, express your passions, and show your abilities to the world with like-minded women as a member of one or more of 40 clubs, teams and student-supported organizations.
Why a Women's College?
The unique and challenging environment at a women’s college encourages self-confidence, and supports personal growth. Women who graduate from women’s colleges are more independent, driven and ready to create their own incredible futures.
The women who come to Cottey aren’t looking for an easy path for a degree. They are looking for an experience that enables them to discover their passions, find their voices and achieve their goals—both academically and socially.
- Students at women’s colleges report more meaningful and more frequent interaction with faculty.
- Single-gender classrooms result in more active student participation, higher order thinking and more academic challenge.
Cottey students benefit from an institutional partnership with the P.E.O. Sisterhood—a philanthropic organization whose goal is the support and advancement of women’s education.
Meet Our Incredible Alumnae
Amy Eckhoff, Class of 1994
Architect, Kansas City
Rebecca Zeltinger, Class of 1994
Knowledge and Talent Manager, Washington, D.C.
Meet Our Incredible Students
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