Cogswell Polytechnical College

San Jose, CA

Cogswell Polytechnical College

San Jose, CA

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Tuition & Fees

$20,800

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
12%
600-699
28%
500-599
50%
400-499
5%
300-399
5%
30-36
25%
24-29
50%
18-23
25%
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undergraduateRatios

71%

male

29%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 149
Declined 82
Total Received 231
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Private

608

undergraduate students

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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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 608
Established in 1887
Coeducational Coeducational

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.

  • Metropolitan area: San Francisco, San Jose
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: San Jose International

Cogswell Polytechnical College
191 Baypointe Parkway
San Jose
95134

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • ASB
  • Game Development club
  • Audio Production and Engineering club
  • Comic Club
  • E-Sports

Top Events

  • Founders' Day
  • Cogswell Excellence Awards
  • Game Nights
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Campus Facts

  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
12%
600-699
28%
500-599
50%
400-499
5%
300-399
5%
30-36
25%
24-29
50%
18-23
25%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.08

Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 149
Declined 82
Total Received 231

Admissions Factors

Very Important

level of applicant's interest
application essay
academic GPA
interview
talent/ability

Important

character/personal qualities
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record

Considered

extracurricular activities
class rank
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 3
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no
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Financial Facts

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Tuition guarenteed plan yes
Deferred payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Business Administration and Management, General
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Software Technology/Technician
Game and Interactive Media Design
Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation
Music Technology
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

608

total students

93%

in-state

7%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

608
students

Female
29%
179

Male
71%
429

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

71%

436
students

Female
31%
131

Male
69%
305

29%

172
students

Female
28%
48

Male
72%
124

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 78%
Student 4 year graduation rate 28%
Student 5 year graduation rate 5%
Student 6 year graduation rate 5%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
21%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
20%
Hispanic/Latino
35%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
6%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

48

Transfer students enrolled

8%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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