Overview

Applicants
860
Acceptance Rate
39%

GPA Breakdown

9%
Over 3.75
11%
3.50 - 3.74
16%
3.25 - 3.49
19%
3.00 - 3.24
19%
2.50 - 2.99
24%
2.00 - 2.49
4%
1.00 - 1.99

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SAT & ACT Test Scores

SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
500 - 640
SAT Math
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
570 - 620
ACT Composite
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
25 - 29

Testing Policies


ACT Writing Policy
ACT with or without Writing accepted

Deadlines

Regular — August 15


Other Admission Factors

Academic

Academic GPA
Application Essay
Non-Academic

Interview
Talent / Ability
Level of applicant's interest

Selectivity Rating


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Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
12:1
Total Faculty
79
with Terminal Degree
29

53
Men
31
Minority
26
Women

Most frequent class size
10 - 19
Most frequent lab / sub section size
2 - 9

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
0%
Graduate in 5 years
12%
Graduate in 6 years
31%

Majors

  • BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Business Administration and Management, General.
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies.

  • COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS AND SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects.

  • COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Computer Programming/Programmer, General.
  • Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation.

  • VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS.

  • Game and Interactive Media Design.
  • Music Technology.


Degrees

Bachelor's
Master's

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Internships
Opportunities at School

Internship

Notable Faculty


Prominent Alumni


Eric Bermender
Poseidon, Harry Potter, Goblet of Fire, Star Wars

Nate Brenhold
Sr. Sound Designer SCEA/Sony, God of War series, SOCOM series

Greg Lima
VP Gaming at Global VR's east coast

Lyndsay Pearson
Sims 2, Sims Games at Electronics Arts

Brian Nestor
Sr. Environment Artist, Lucas Arts, Start Wars: The Force Unleashed series

Allen Stetson
Dream Works Animation, Shrek 2, Madagascar, Flushe

Dough Wright
CEO of Sonoma Wire Works, RiffWorks, 2008 NAMM Sho

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
0%
Graduate in 5 years
12%
Graduate in 6 years
31%

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Internships
Opportunities at School

Internship

ROI & Outcomes

Dates

Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Apr 1

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics


Financial aid provided to international students
No

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
$19,056
Required Fees
$1,000
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,791

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
$4,968
Transportation for Commuters
$1,107

On-Campus Room and Board
$0
Comprehensive Fee

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
595
Foreign Countries Represented
11

Demographics

1.19%
American Indian or Alaskan Native
21.05%
Asian
5.77%
African-American
22.07%
Hispanic
32.94%
Caucasian
9.51%
Unknown
2.04%
International

30% female
70% male
8% are out of state
69% are full time
31% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

First-Year Students living on campus

Campus Environment
Suburban

Housing Options

Apartment Single

Special Needs Admissions


Director
Brittany Bogle

College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Computer allowed in exams
Yes

Extended test time
Yes

Proctors
Yes

Notetakers
Yes

Distraction-free environment
Yes

Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
17
Number of Honor Societies
0

Number of Social Sororities
0
Number of Religious Organizations
0

Sports

Athletic Division
Other


Student Services


Sustainability

61/99

Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
100

Fee for Network Use
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
CDWG, Apple, Dell

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Sheri Stein
VP of Admissions

Address
191 Baypointe Parkway
San Jose, CA 95134

Phone
408-498-5103

Email
sstein@cogswell.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
3D Animation Studio
3D Modeling Studio
Smart Lab
Library
Audio Recording Studio

Most Popular Places Off Campus
San Francisco
Great America
Tech Museum
Intel Museum
California Theater

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: 9 AM - 8 PM Mon - Thu; 9AM - 1PM Sat
Average Length: 30 min.

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times
By calling in

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Advance Notice
1 week

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Not Available

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
San Jose International Airport Bus (26) Light Rail

Driving Instructions to Campus
Cogswell Polytechnical College 191 Baypointe Parkway San Jose, CA 95134 Directions to Cogswell From the Local Area Take 237 to Zanker Road exit and head South (turn right if heading 237 East Bound or turn left if heading 237 West Bound). Make a right on Baypointe Parkway. Cogswell is on the right hand side. From the South Bay Area Take 880 North to 237 West. Exit at Zanker Road and turn left onto Zanker. Make a right on Baypointe Parkway. Cogswell is on the right hand side.hand side. From the Penninsula/Coastal North Bay Take 101 South to 237 East. Exit at Zanker Road and turn right onto Zanker. Make a right on Baypointe Parkway. Cogswell is on the right hand side. From the East Bay/Wine Country Take 880 South to 237 West (do NOT use the carpool lane to get onto 237 West - it does not exit at Zanker Road). Exit at Zanker Road and turn left onto Zanker. Make a right on Baypointe Parkway. Cogswell is on the right hand side.

Local Accommodations
Sheraton Hotel 408-745-6000 Staybridge Suites 408-745-1515 Homestead Suites 408-734-3431


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