Cox College
Springfield, MO 65802


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 856
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 9:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Cox College is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 27 applications and 16 students were granted admission. Cox College is at the #57 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Graduate students
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Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Cox College's tuition was $9,600 for all students regardless of residency (64.2% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 86% of Cox College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 29% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $3,971 (which is 9.8% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Cox College in 2016-2017, was 4, which is 57% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,423 (which is 25% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Cox College has enrolled a total of 856 students (432 students full-time and 424 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 856 students, 134 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 14% men and 86% women and 735 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 121 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 214 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 87%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 5%

Asian: 2%

Black/African American: 2%

Hispanic: 2%

Two or more races: 1%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 1 largest majors offered at Cox College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 100% 976 35

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Cox College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Cox College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $40,200. Last year, out of the total 217 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 217 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 460 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 405 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $40,200 $40,400
Employment Rate 100% 88%
Total Graduates 217 460

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Cox College.

Drury University
0.4 mile away
Baptist Bible College
1 mile away
Evangel University
1.5 mile away
College of the Ozarks
42.2 mile away
Ozark Christian College
67.7 mile away
Cottey College
72.7 mile away