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

Baroque Trio Recital on Friday, March 6

The Cottey College Department of Music is pleased to host a recital titled Silver and Wood: Baroque Performance Practice on Modern and Period Instruments. The recital will be Friday, March 6, at 6:30 p.m. in the Missouri Recital Hall. The trio, composed of flautists...

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Cottey Hires Bovey Zhang as First Esports Coach

Cottey College is pleased to announce the hiring of Mr. Bovey Zhang as the College’s first esports coach. Zhang will begin his duties with the College in March. “We’re very pleased to have someone of Bovey’s caliber as our first esports coach,” said Landon Adams, vice...

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