Coe College

Cedar Rapids, IA

Coe College Student Essentials

Coe College Student Essentials
Region: Midwest
Setting: Mid-size City Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Presbyterian Church (USA)
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Kohawks
Website: www.coe.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $34,220
Out-of-State Tuition: $34,220
Retention Rate: 81%
Enrollment: 1,530
Year Established: 1851

About Coe College

Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, offers a uniquely structured educational program and environment that incorporates professional, public speaking and cultural arts activities.

Majors are primarily offered in the liberal and performing arts and sciences, including:

  • Art
  • Creative Writing
  • German
  • Literature
  • Music
  • Gender Studies
  • Psychology
  • Theatre

Several professional majors are also offered, such as Nursing, Neuroscience and Public Relations.

All students, regardless of major, participate in the Coe Plan, which incorporates mandatory and optional activities such as:

  • Service learning
  • Research
  • Campus activities
  • Resume writing workshops
  • Interviewing workshops

Part of the Coe Plan also involves classes across the curriculum, including writing, public speaking and cultural studies.

College life also gives students the chance to participate in such activities as Music, Art and Theatre and a number of student organizations.

Since Coe is so comprehensive, the admissions committee is interested in applicants who have both a strong academic record and a background in community service and extracurricular activities. The average GPA for entering students is 3.6 and the average ACT score is 25. In addition to an application, test scores and transcripts, applicants must submit a recommendation and a personal essay.

Financial aid awards include merit scholarships, which can cover up to nearly the entire cost of tuition. A minimum grade point average between 3.0 and 3.20 is generally required. All students are automatically considered for these scholarships.

Other sources of aid are need-based and include loans and federal grants. Students may obtain aid through several sources.

Coe College Map & Location

Coe College
1220 First Ave NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402


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Getting Around Coe College

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

9/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Cedar Rapids, IA

Winter
Dec
33
18
Jan
31
13
Feb
36
18
Spring
Mar
49
28
Apr
64
40
May
74
50
Summer
Jun
82
60
Jul
85
64
Aug
83
63
Fall
Sep
77
54
Oct
64
42
Nov
48
30

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 1,508
Freshman Class 357
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 1,530

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 2%
  • African American: 3%
  • Caucasian: 78%
  • Asian: 3%
  • Unknown and Other: 13%
Latino 2%
African American 3%
Caucasian 78%
Asian 3%
Unknown and Other 13%

Undergraduate 99%
Graduate 1%
Full-Time 100%
Part-Time 0%
Women 54%
Men 46%
International 4%
Domestic 96%

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