Coe College

Coe College
1220 1st Ave NE
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52402
Year Founded: 1851
President: Dr. David McInally
Enrollment: 1,400+
Coe College

Coe College is ranked among the top 20 percent of all colleges and universities in the nation, and the #15 school in the nation for internships according to The Princeton Review. Founded in 1851, Coe is dedicated to providing students with a quality liberal arts education while preparing them for success in a global society. All students are provided with opportunities for real-world experience and skill development tailored to their personal goals. Every decision made at Coe is focused on the student experience and preparing students for success.

Distinctive Facts & Features
  • SmartAsset ranked Coe the #1 college in the state of Iowa for return on investment.
  • Over the past several years, Coe has completed $40 million in new and renovated spaces including the Athletic & Recreation Complex, Peterson Hall of Science, Hickok Hall, the Learning Commons and more.
  • The Center for Creativity & Careers connects students to Coe’s business partners and successful alumni located in the Cedar Rapids Corridor and beyond. Students are paired with a community mentor as early as their first year.
  • Nestled in one of America’s most prosperous mid-sized cities, Coe students benefit from internship opportunities. As well, Cedar Rapids has the lowest unemployment rate for college graduates in any city in the nation.
  • Coe was recently ranked 1st or 2nd among all colleges in our section in income mobility by the New York Times. This is due in large part to 100% of students completing an internship, research or off-campus study program.
  • For many years, nearly 100% of reporting Coe graduates have been employed or in graduate school within a year of graduation.
Student Profile
  • Male %: 42%
  • Female %: 58%
  • In-State Students %: 47%
  • Out-of-State Students %: 53%
  • Number of Undergraduate Majors/Areas of Study: 60+
Most Popular Majors
  • Business Administration
  • Psychology
  • Education
  • English/Creative Writing
  • Sciences
  • Health Professions
  • Tuition and Fees: $45,580
  • Room & Board: $9,820
Financial Aid Data
  • Incoming Students that Received Financial Aid %: 99%
  • Average Financial Aid Package for incoming students: $42,130
Class Size
  • Student/Faculty Ratio: 11:1
  • Average Class Size: 16
  • Classes taught by Teaching Assistants: 0
  • Full-Time Faculty: 80+
  • Full-Time Faculty with PhD/Terminal Degree: Over 90%
Athletics and Intramural Activities
  • Athletic Division: NCAA Division III, American Rivers Conference
  • Students Participating in Sports Activities: 35%
Co-curricular Activities
  • Student Clubs & Organizations: 80+ (100+ if including collegiate sports teams)
  • Student Involvement in co-curricular activities %: Over 90%

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