Incredible Starts Here
Learn about the best liberal arts & sciences independent college in the Midwest.
A highly rated college in Nevada, Missouri
U.S. News & World Report
#1 2019 Best Value School
#3 2019 Lowest Student Debt Load at Graduation
#3 2019 Largest Proportion of International Students
#9 2019 Best Regional Colleges
2019 College Consensus
#2 Best Colleges in the Midwest
#2 Best Colleges & Universities in Missouri
#4 Best Women’s College in the Nation
#18 Best Small College in the Nation
Every Students Travels Internationally
An international trip your sophomore year is included in your enrollment!
A Supportive Community
- Classes taught by professors, not grad students.
- The P.E.O. Sisterhood owns Cottey and takes care of students with care packages and more!
- Making friends is easy in apartment-style suites.