Cox College

Overview of Cox College

The campus of Cox College is in Springfield, MO, which is a medium-sized city. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degrees at Cox College include, at the school's highest level, the Bachelor's degree.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in nursing and emergency medicine.

Cox College Selectivity

Admission at Cox College is selective, not open to all who apply.


The school maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges. The full-time faculty at Cox College is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, the school had 460 students enrolled (358 full-time equivalent). A large number of students at Cox College are 40 years old or older. A very high share of students at the school are female.

More complete details are provided below.

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Cox College
1423 N Jefferson
Springfield , MO 65802
General Phone: (417) 269-3401

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Cox College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine131registered nursing, various nursing
Medical Administration22medical records tech, medical transcription

Number of programs and degrees for Cox College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years222
Associate's degree541
Bachelor's degree772

Cox College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Cox College had a total enrollment of 460 students (358 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 9%
Women 91%
Full-Time 53%
Part-Time 47%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 93%
Black 2%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 8%
20-21 15%
22-24 19%
25-29 17%
30-34 13%
35-39 8%
40-49 12%
50-64 5%
65+ 0%

Cox College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 75 %
Part-Time 56 %

Cox College Room and Board (2007)

Cox College offers campus housing for 21 of its 358 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Springfield, Missouri for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Missouri Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Cox College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
ACT Verbal1724
ACT Math1823
ACT Composite1925

Application Requirements:

Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrecommended
College Prep Programnot required
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)recommended
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT31%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)recommended
Other Standardized Testsrequired

Cox College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 10,920
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 10,920
Room and board $ 4,500
Room charge $ 2,000
Books and supplies $ 1,200
Other expenses $ 3,000

Financial Aid:
Cox College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2068200)

Cox College Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year0*2*
Associate professoracademic year0*3$64,175
Assistant professoracademic year0*20$57,817
Instructoracademic year0*7$50,404
All faculty totalacademic year0*32$57,715

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Cox College Degree Programs (2007)

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing, Other
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

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Cox College Highlights

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What Sets Cox College Apart:

Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 5%Cox College Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. all colleges)
Top 8%Cox College % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
% students 40 years or older
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 14%Cox College % students 40 years or older
Salaries of full-time faculty
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 18%Cox College Salaries of full-time faculty
Female % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 18%Cox College Female % of student body
Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 20%Cox College Dorm rooms per full-time student

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