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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|Name||Cogswell University of Silicon Valley|
|Colours||Orange and silver|
|Address||191 Baypointe Parkway
|Tel||+1 (800) 264 7955|
|Fax||+1 (408) 747 0764|
|Other locations||San Jose|
|over 20,000 US$
|over 20,000 US$
|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 Office||1175 Bordeaux Drive
(408) 541 0100
800 264 7955
|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)|
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.
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|
|Study Abroad||Not reported|
|Institutional Hospital||Not reported|
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