Cogswell College

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School Overview

Cogswell College, located in Sunnyvale, California is a private four-year college that is accredited through the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). Cogswell has a relatively small student body with an average annual enrollment of just 300 students. The school offer a range of bachelor degree programs in several areas including Digital Media, Engineering and Entrepreneurship.

Current degree programs offered at Cogswell College include the following:

  • B.A. Entrepreneurship (New)
  • B.A. Digital Art and Animation
  • B.S. Digital Audio Technology
  • B.S. Software Engineering
  • B.S. Computer Engineering
  • B.S. Digital Arts Engineering
  • B.S. Fire Science

General Information

Admission Office

1175 Bordeaux Drive

Sunnyvale, CA 94089-1299

(408) 541-0100

(800) 264-7955

Fax: (408) 747-0764



Contact: Barb Bloom

Dean of Student Life
Main Address

1175 Bordeaux Drive

Sunnyvale, CA 94089

(408) 541-0100

www.cogswell.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 224

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 14

Degree-seeking undergrads: 224

Setting

Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $55

Online application fee: $55
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 52%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 67%

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $16,448 $17,172 $18,036 $18,924 +4.92%
Books and Supplies $1,386 $1,392 $1,638 $1,620 -1.10%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $7,000 $7,900 $10,872 $11,710 +7.71%
Other $3,256 $3,440 $3,996 $3,897 -2.48%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $8,256 $9,024 $10,872 $11,980 +10.19%
Other $3,256 $3,440 $3,996 $3,897 -2.48%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $28,090 $29,904 $34,542 $36,151 +4.66%
In-state Off Campus $29,346 $31,028 $34,542 $36,421 +5.44%
In-state with Family $17,834 $18,564 $19,674 $20,544 +4.42%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 13 93%
Grant or scholarship aid 13 93% $85,949 $6,611
• Federal grants 5 36% $26,095 $5,219
• Pell grants 5 36% $15,970 $3,194
• Other federal grants 5 36% $10,125 $2,025
State and local government grant or scholarships 1 7% $4,854 $4,854
Institutional scholarships or grants 13 93% $55,000 $4,231
Student loan financial aid 9 64% $77,866 $8,652
• Federal student loans 9 64% $60,866 $6,763
• Other student loans 2 14% $17,000 $8,500

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 44
Communications Technologies/technicians and Support Services 18
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects 16
Recording Arts Technology/technician 2
Engineering 9
Engineering, Other 9
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 17
Fire Science/fire-fighting 17
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.


Undergraduate Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Digital art and animation B
Digital audio technology B

Engineering

Digital arts engineering B
Software Engineering B

Security & Protective Services

Fire Protection/Safety Technology B
Fire Services Administration B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Cogswell College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(800) 264-7955
Website:www.cogswell.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private for-profit
Apply Online:https://apply.cogswell.edu/undergrad_application.htm
Address:191 Baypointe Parkway, San Jose, CA 95134
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:650
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):25%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:0 (0% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$19,096
Out-of-state Tuition:$19,096
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:79%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$8,459

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Cogswell College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Cogswell College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services21
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services2
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields1
Visual and Performing Arts2
Grand total81

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Cogswell College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$19,096
Out-of-state$19,096
Books and supplies$1,791

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$34,100
Out-of-state$34,100

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid8479%
Grant or scholarship aid6258%$8,459
Student loan aid7975%$7,613

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid46474%$7,199
Federal student loans41366%$7,649

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Cogswell College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Cogswell College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants281174107
Percent admitted100%79%88%
Percent admitted who enrolled41%40%43%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Cogswell College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment650
Undergraduate enrollment650
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Cogswell College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

    *General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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