Welcome to Cottey College – Creators of Incredible Futures

Best Liberal Arts & Women’s Private College in the Midwest

Inspirational, Brave, Accommodating, Inventive, Welcoming, Adventurous, Personal, Forward-Thinking, Challenging, Courageous, Tight-Knit, Empowered & Trusted

Who We Are

Cottey College Honors & Recognition

U.S. News & World Report Regional Rankings

#9 – 2019 Best Regional Colleges

#3 – 2019 Lowest Student Debt Loan at Graduation

#1 – 2019 Best Value School

#3 – 2019 Largest Proportion of International Students

College Consensus

#6 – Women’s College

Meet Our Incredible Students

Kundai Matara
Class of ’19

Brenda Aldape
Class of ’19

Susana Irigoyen
Class of ’19

Bachelor of Arts & Bachelor of Science Majors

  • Biology
  • Business Administration – Management
  • Criminology
  • English
  • Environmental Studies
  • Health Sciences
  • International Business
  • International Relations
  • Liberal Arts
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Psychology
  • Secondary Education
  • Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies


  • Anthropology
  • Art
  • Chemistry
  • Dance
  • English
  • French
  • History
  • International Relations
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Theatre
  • Writing


  • Arts
  • Arts-Music
  • Fine Arts-Art
  • Fine Arts-Dance
  • Fine Arts-Theatre
  • Science

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In the News

Cottey College MLK Day Service Events

Cottey College will observe the 2020 MLK Day of Service beginning at 1 p.m. on Monday, January 20, with a kick-off event for students, faculty, and staff in the Cottey Chapel. Students will share inspirational thoughts about service to others. Students will spend the...

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