Is Cogswell a Good School for the Money?
Cogswell College Value Report
Is a Cogswell degree worth it? Only you know for sure, but College Factual's value analysis can help answer that question. Keep reading for more.
Within California, Cogswell is Ranked Below Average in Quality and is Very Overpriced.
Cogswell College is ranked #104 out of #116 in California for quality and #89 out of #90 for California value.
This means it is below average in educational quality and yet priced much higher than it should be.
Live in-state? You may qualify for a reduced price. Check the Cogswell financial aid page to be sure.
Below Average Value Nationwide
Cogswell College is ranked #1,465 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.
Based on our analysis of other colleges at similar price points, we believe Cogswell College is overpriced for the quality education it provides. (This takes into account average financial aid and may not apply to you if you have further scholarships, grant or aid provided to you.)
Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores
|School||Total Price||Value Grade|
|Sierra Nevada College||$145,610||F|
*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.
Bottom Line: You'll Spend an Estimated $168,777 For That Piece of Paper
The average Cogswell student's degree will cost an estimated $168,777. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $35,309 and a typical 4.78 years to graduate.
|Average Yearly Cost||$35,309|
|Average Years to Graduate||4.78|
|Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree||$168,777|
Many Factors Affect Net Price
Consider the average Cogswell student takes 4.78 years to complete their degree. If you can complete your degree faster than that you will save money. This is just one way your Cogswell degree may cost less than average.
Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?
The overall price of a college can vary depending on your individual circumstances.
Look at the table below to determine your likely cost of a bachelor's degree at Cogswell.
|Nationwide Value by Aid Group||Avg Degree Cost||Value Rank||Value Grade|
|Students with no Aid||$201,209||#1,433||F|
|Only Students Receiving Aid||$154,203||#1,463||F|
|In-State Value by Aid Group||Avg Degree Cost||Value Rank||Value Grade|
|Students with no Aid||$201,209||#84||F|
|Only Students Receiving Aid||$154,203||#89||F|
Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of California.
About 86% of Cogswell students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Cogswell financial aid you may qualify for.
How to Calculate Value
College Factual calculates average total cost by multiplying net price by time to graduation. We then compare the average total cost to other schools of a similar quality to determine value. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.
Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.