Cogswell University of Silicon Valley

country rank  1319
world rank  3966

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University Overview

Established in 1887, Cogswell University of Silicon Valley is a for-profit private multidisciplinary higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of San Jose (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), California. This institution also has a branch campus in San Jose. Officially accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, Cogswell University of Silicon Valley (Cogswell USV) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Cogswell University of Silicon Valley (Cogswell USV) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 133 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Cogswell USV also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym CUSV
Founded 1887
Colours Orange and silver

University Location

Address 191 Baypointe Parkway
San Jose
95134 California
United States
Tel +1 (800) 264 7955
Fax +1 (408) 747 0764
Other locations San Jose

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is recommended
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is neither required nor recommended
- Recommendations are recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is required
- Admission test scores are recommended
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 1175 Bordeaux Drive
Sunnyvale 94089-1299
(408) 541 0100
800 264 7955

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Size and Profile

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

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Basic Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
2000 Classification Baccalaureate Colleges--General
Size & Setting Four-year, very small, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile Exclusively undergraduate four-year
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, medium full-time , selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions focus, no graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Not Classified (Exclusively Graduate Programs)

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Cogswell University of Silicon Valley's Library
Cogswell College's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 3,900 physical volumes, 575 physical media and 3 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Cogswell University of Silicon Valley provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 250 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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