Cogswell Polytechnical College

San Jose, CA

Cogswell Polytechnical College

San Jose, CA

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Tuition & Fees

$21,784

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

70%

male

30%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Selective

41%

acceptance rate

Accepted 65
Declined 90
Total Received 155
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Proprietary

734

undergraduate students

14

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

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

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Proprietary
Campus enrollment 748
Established in 1887
Coeducational Coeducational

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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.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

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
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age
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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (final deadline) May 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Recommended SAT Subject Tests Recommended

Selective

41%

acceptance rate

Accepted 65
Declined 90
Total Received 155

Admissions Factors

Required

Formal demonstration of competencies
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
Admission test scores

Neither required nor recommended

Secondary School Rank
Completion of college-prepatory program
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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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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Financial Aid

70%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$7,697

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $20,784
Additional fees $1,000
Books & supplies $960
Total $22,744
Average Financial Aid - $7,697
Total with Avg. Aid $15,047
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P: 408 498-5145
F: 408 877-7373
finaid@cogswell.edu

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Computer Programming/Programmer, General.
Computer Software Technology/Technician.
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies.
Game and Interactive Media Design.
Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation.
Music Technology.
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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

748

total students

90%

in-state

10%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

98%

734
students

Female
30%
221

Male
70%
513

2%

14
students

Female
43%
6

Male
57%
8

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

66%

482
students

Female
32%
156

Male
68%
326

34%

252
students

Female
26%
65

Male
74%
187

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
20%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
23%
Hispanic/Latino
26%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

22%

Students are transfer students

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
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

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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