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.
Male %: 42%
Female %: 58%
In-State Students %: 47%
Out-of-State Students %: 53%
Number of Undergraduate Majors/Areas of Study: 60+
Most Popular Majors
Tuition and Fees: $45,589
Room & Board: $9,820
Financial Aid Data
Incoming Students that Received Financial Aid %: 99%
Average Financial Aid Package for incoming students: $42,130
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%
Student Clubs & Organizations: 80+ (100+ if including collegiate sports teams)
Student Involvement in co-curricular activities %: Over 90%