Cottey College Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Cottey College
How hard is it to get into Cottey College and can I get accepted? The school has a 38% acceptance rate ranking it #5 in Missouri for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 237 out of 623 applicants were admitted making Cottey College a highly competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 61 percent. Only 41% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
Sponsored by Cappex
Find out which students are getting accepted at Cottey College, which are not, and how your GPA, SAT, or ACT scores compare.Calculate My Chances
Cottey College SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT29%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||510|
|SAT Math 25th||460|
|SAT Composite 25th||970|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||560|
|SAT Math 75th||550|
|SAT Composite 75th||1110|
|Average SAT Score||1040|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Cottey College?
Cottey College typically requires applicants to be in the top 66 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 970 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 900. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1040 out of 1600. The school ranks #28 in Missouri for highest average SAT composite score. 29 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1110 and Above||Good||>51%|
|1040 to 1110||Avg +||38%-51%|
|970 to 1040||Avg -||26%-38%|
|900 to 970||Reach||17%-26%|
|Less than 900||Low||<17%|
Cottey College ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT66%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||18|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|ACT Composite 25th||19|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||25|
|ACT Math 75th||23|
|ACT Composite 75th||25|
|Average ACT Score||22|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Cottey College?
Admission data indicates that Cottey College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #21 in Missouri for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 66 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Cottey College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|25 and Above||Good||>51%|
|22 to 25||Avg +||38%-51%|
|19 to 22||Avg -||26%-38%|
|16 to 19||Reach||17%-26%|
|Less than 16||Low||<17%|
Cottey College has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||41%||?||41%|
What are the requirements for admission to Cottey College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=177117 IPEDS survey data for Cottey College.
Frequently Asked Questions
29% of students submit their SAT scores to Cottey College. 66% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
38% of those who apply are granted admission to Cottey College. Admission competition is high and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 970 and 1110. 29% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.