AT A GLANCE
TYPE OF SCHOOL: Private, four-year, liberal arts
SIZE OF CAMPUS: 70 acres
LOCATION: Cedar Rapids, Iowa (metro population: 267,000+)
NUMBER OF STUDENTS: 1,400+
FACULTY: 90 full-time, with zero teaching assistants; 95% hold the highest degree in their field.
AVERAGE CLASS SIZE: 16 students
STUDENT-FACULTY RATIO: 11:1
AVERAGE HIGH SCHOOL GPA: 3.6
AVERAGE ACT SCORE: 25
DIVERSITY: Coe students represent most of the United States and over 20 foreign countries. Nearly 30% of students are multicultural.
FINANCIAL AID: 98% of Coe students receive financial assistance.
Whether you’re an athlete, environmentalist, poet, physicist, or all of the above, Coe College offers superb academic and social opportunities. Coe’s location in a thriving urban setting enables student growth and success. Established in 1851, Coe has a distinctive history of excellence that allows academically motivated students to reach their highest potential.
A Coe education is complemented by experiences: internships, off-campus study, individual research with faculty, guest lectures, and personalized career planning. Recent internship locations include the Chicago Board of Trade, Google, NASA, the United States Congress, and Saturday Night Live.
Research opportunities have taken students to laboratories in the United Kingdom, Germany, China, and many other locations around the world. Students participate in one of over 40 off-campus study programs in Washington, DC; New York City; and dozens of foreign countries.
With all the possibilities that Coe offers—including numerous academic scholarships and abundant financial assistance opportunities—all academically motivated students can make it happen at Coe.