Visit Cottey’s Beautiful Campus

Inspirational Midwest College Setting

Visiting campus is one of the most important components of your college search and selection process. We’d like to invite you to visit our campus to meet our phenomenal community of students, faculty, and staff and to experience our dynamic campus environment. We have several unique visit opportunities to meet your needs. If you have questions about visiting campus, just call us at 417-667-6010, or fill out the form here, and we will be happy to help you out!

Explore Cottey

The best way to learn about Cottey is to pay us a visit. We offer several ways to explore what we offer, from group tours to customized visits. Individual tours may include visits to classes; meetings with faculty, coaches, and staff, and meals with current students, all based on your specific interests and needs.

Schedule a Campus Tour

You are always welcome to visit Cottey’s campus! We offer weekday and Saturday tours to provide the opportunity to interact with our incredible students and faculty. Your customized visit will be tailored to your interests, so tell us about yourself and what you would like to experience when you visit Cottey: schedule a visit today.

If you have any immediate questions about scheduling a campus visit, feel free to contact or 888-526-8839. We look forward to having you on campus!

“C” for Yourself!


Saturday, April 25, 2020

Registration will open March 1, 2020

During Cottey’s “C” for Yourself! Saturday you’ll meet faculty and current students, experience our stellar facilities and student life, and receive the latest information about admission and financial aid.


Cottey’s Transfer Scholarship Day is designed to fit around your busy schedule. Instead of offering a few competition days for you to choose from, you are able to select any day between March 1 and April 30 and we will set up a customized scholarship visit just for you!


  • 50 GPA or higher and
  • Current resume and
  • Acceptance notification from Cottey (Apply for Admission HERE)

Additional information and registration can be found on the Event Page.

Aspiring Women Leaders and Scholars Day

Saturday, February 29, 2020

Cottey College invites high-achieving high school seniors to participate in one of our upcoming Aspiring Women Leaders and Scholars Day.  This is your chance to visit campus, talk with faculty members, and meet future classmates. Just for participating you are guaranteed to receive a scholarship of no less than $10,000 per year for four years (that’s $40,000). You have the opportunity to earn full tuition!


  • 24 ACT/1160 SAT or higher and a GPA of 3.25 and higher, and
  • A resume, and
  • Acceptance to Cottey

Additional information and registration can be found on the Event Page.

Show Me Cottey

Show Me Cottey is a special event for local area high schools within the 75-mile radius of Nevada, MO. High School counselors can contact us to arrange a visit day for their high school young ladies to visit our campus. The day’s festivities would include a campus tour, admission and financial aid meeting, and lunch in our Raney Dining Room. We will provide transportation to and from your school, chartering you around in our snazzy Cottey bus, at no expense to you. It is a great opportunity for students, counselors, and teachers to experience a college campus in a quick day-trip fashion. For more information please contact the Enrollment Office at 417-667-6010 or

Summer Workshop

June 15-20, 2020

Registration will open on March 1, 2020

Cottey’s Summer Workshop offers rising high school junior and senior-aged girls insight into leadership, skill building, and college and career preparation.

Workshoppers will get to explore everything Cottey has to offer for their future education and gain experience working with Cottey professors and distinguished alumnae as they lead sessions on topics ranging from leadership to business.

Because the Workshop is designed to give insight into college life and offer direction for career building, each participant will earn a $3,000 annual scholarship to Cottey College.