Cogswell Polytechnical College

country rank  1298
world rank  4542

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University Overview

Established in 1887, Cogswell Polytechnical College is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of San Jose (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), California. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): San Jose. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, Cogswell Polytechnical College (CPC) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Cogswell Polytechnical College (CPC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 131 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym CPC
Founded 1887
Colours Orange and silver

University Location

Address 191 Baypointe Parkway
San Jose (population range: 50,000-249,999)
95134 California
United States
T +1 (800) 264 7955
F +1 (408) 747 0764
Other locations San Jose

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student 15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office 1175 Bordeaux Drive
Sunnyvale 94089-1299
+1 (408) 541 0100
800 264 7955

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 500-999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 50-99
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Cogswell Polytechnical College's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
WASC Senior College and University Commission


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Site last updated: Friday, 17 August 2018