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Cox College Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about Cox College. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Cox College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Cox College was awarded 6 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is health professions.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Cox College as #462 out of 1,715 colleges and universities in the country on its 2021 Best Colleges list.

Cox College also holds the #8 spot on the Best Colleges in Missouri ranking.

See all of the rankings for Cox College.

Is It Hard to Get Into Cox College?

Acceptance Rate

With an acceptance rate of 100%, Cox College is easier to get into than many other schools. But that doesn't mean you can slack off on your application. Make sure to treat this school like any other when submitting requested materials and documents.

Learn more about Cox College admissions.

Cox College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to measure the number of teaching resources that a college or university offers its students. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1, but at Cox College it is much better at 7 to 1. That's good news for students who want to interact more on a personal level with their teachers.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Cox College is 62%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  62 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Cox College

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full-time students who get their bachelor's degree with four years. At Cox College this rate is 33%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  33 out of 100
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Cox College Is Not Very Diverse

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 699 undergraduates at Cox College with 363 being full-time and 336 being part-time.

Cox College Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

With an overall score of 2.45 out of 100, Cox College is one of the least diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  2.45 out of 100
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How Much Does Cox College Cost?

The overall average net price of Cox College is $18,450. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Cox College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Cox College, approximately 100% of students took out student loans averaging $9,500 a year. That adds up to $38,000 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Cox College is 6.0%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Cox College Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Cox College with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $42,100 in their early years. This is in the same neighborhood of the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, certain majors may produce higher-paying graduates.

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See which majors at Cox College make the most money.

Location of Cox College

Located in Springfield, Missouri, Cox College is a private not-for-profit institution. The city atmosphere of Springfield makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

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Location of Cox College

Contact details for Cox College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1423 N Jefferson, Springfield, MO 65802-1917
Phone: 417-269-3401
Website: https://coxcollege.edu

Cox College Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 5 majors graduated from Cox College. Of these students, 235 received undergraduate degrees and 60 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Nursing 123 $51,000
Allied Health Professions 16 $58,700
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 NA
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services 0 NA
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Cox College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Cox College

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2017-2018, 919 students took at least one online class at Cox College. This is an increase from the 904 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 919 226
2016-2017 904 223
2015-2016 346 214
2014-2015 236 181
2013-2014 807 0

Learn more about online learning at Cox College.

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

References

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