Cogswell Polytechnical College

San Jose, CA

Cogswell Polytechnical College, founded in 1887, is a private college of technology. Its campus is located in San Jose, California.

Tuition & Fees

$20,800

$20,800

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
50%
500-599
25%
300-399
25%
600-699
50%
400-499
50%
700-800
3%
600-699
15%
500-599
34%
400-499
38%
300-399
7%
200-299
3%
30-36
25%
24-29
25%
18-23
25%
12-17
25%
24-29
75%
18-23
25%
30-36
25%
24-29
50%
18-23
25%
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undergraduateRatios

68%

male

32%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Very Selective

33%

acceptance rate

Accepted 57
Declined + 114
Total Received 171
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Private (proprietary)

550

undergraduate students

9

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Digital Art/animation
  2. Game Design Engineering
  3. Game Design Art
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Codes

SAT 4057
ACT 0228

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School Facts

Cogswell Polytechnical College, founded in 1887, is a private college of technology. Its campus is located in San Jose, California.

Public/private Private (proprietary)
Campus Enrollment 559
Established in 1887
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  WASC (Western Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

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San Jose, CA

Four-acre campus in San Jose (population: 1,035,317) served by air and train; larger airport serves San Francisco (25 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

Cogswell Polytechnical College
191 Baypointe Parkway
San Jose, CA 95134

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
9%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
32%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
50%
500-599
25%
300-399
25%
600-699
50%
400-499
50%
700-800
3%
600-699
15%
500-599
34%
400-499
38%
300-399
7%
200-299
3%
30-36
25%
24-29
25%
18-23
25%
12-17
25%
24-29
75%
18-23
25%
30-36
25%
24-29
50%
18-23
25%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted no
Application deadline May 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Recommended
SAT or ACT Recommended

Very Selective

33%

acceptance rate

Accepted 57
Declined + 114
Total Received 171

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Essay
Particular talent/ability
Secondary school record

Important

Class rank
Recommendations

Considered

Interview
Standardized test scores

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Sheri Stein
VP of Admissions
P: 855 264-7935
F: 408 877-7373
info@cogswell.edu

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 408 498-5145
F: 408 877-7373
finaid@cogswell.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Ilona Kreynis
CFO
ikreynis@cogswell.edu

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Business Administration
Computer Science
Digital Art/Animation
Digital Audio Technology
Entrepreneurship/Innovation
Game Design Art
Game Design Engineering
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Digital Art/animation
  2. Game Design Engineering
  3. Game Design Art

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

559

total students

93%

in-state

7%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

98%

550
students

Female
32%
176

Male
68%
374

2%

9
students

Female
44%
4

Male
56%
5

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

76%

421
students

Female
34%
143

Male
66%
278

24%

129
students

Female
26%
33

Male
74%
96

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
14%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

42%

Transfer applicants accepted

69%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.70
College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: May 1

Spring: November 1

Summer: May 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

80

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

120

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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