608
Students
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
64
64%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Cogswell Polytechnical College is a Comprehensive institution located in San Jose, CA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 191 Baypointe Parkway
San Jose, CA  95134
United States
Contact Richard Henson
Director of Admissions
Email: rhenson@cogswell.edu
Phone: 408-498-5103
Fax: 408-747-0764

Majors & Degrees

Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

231
Applied
149
Accepted
608
Enrolled
65%
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Female Admissions

77
Females Applied
52
Females Accepted
68%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

154
Males Applied
97
Males Accepted
63%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.08
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Required for some programs Other requirements may exist (see below)
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 2.7
Interview
Other requirements: Portfolio for Digital Art and Animation, Digital Audio Technology and Game Design Art majors

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 530 620
SAT Math 540 650
ACT Composite 18 31

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

19,056
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Fees

1,000
Full-time student fees
11,000
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Student Body

608
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
7%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 20.23%
Black or African American 4.77%
White or Caucasian 35.36%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.82%
Asian 21.55%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.15%
Two or more races 6.91%
Other 7.4%

Gender

Male (70.56%)
Female (29.44%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Not Reported
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing Not Reported

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Founders' Day, Cogswell Excellence Awards and Game Nights

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
ASB, Game Development club, Audio Production and Engineering club, Comic Club and E-Sports

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Faculty

89
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 16
Part-time - 73
Male - 61
Female - 28