Tuition & Fees

$20,056

$20,056

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%
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

71%

male

29%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 149
Declined + 82
Total Received 231
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Private (proprietary)

608

undergraduate 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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Location

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 608
Established in 1887
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  WASC (Western Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

San Jose, CA

Four-acre campus in San Jose (population: 1,025,350) 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
12%
600-699
28%
500-599
50%
400-499
5%
300-399
5%
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

Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 149
Declined + 82
Total Received 231

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

Richard Henson
Director 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

Yariela Perez
Director of Financial Aid
yperez@cogswell.edu

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Business Administration
Computer Science
Digital Art/Animation
Digital Arts Engineering
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

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 Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
5%
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
7%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

16%

Transfer applicants accepted

63%

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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