Henry Cogswell College: Narrative Description

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3002 Colby Ave.
Everett, WA 98201
Tel: (425)258-3351; (866)411-HCC1; Admissions: (425)258-3351; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.henrycogswell.edu/

Description: Independent, 4-year, coed. Awards bachelor's degrees. Founded 1979. Setting: 1-acre urban campus with easy access to Seattle. Endowment: $161,758. Research spending 2002-03: $38,328. Educational spending 2002-03: $4709 per student. Total enrollment: 230. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 12:1. 60 applied, 83% were admitted. Full-time: 178 students, 27% women, 73% men. Part-time: 52 students, 17% women, 83% men. Students come from 3 states and territories, 1% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 1% black, 10% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 3% international, 11% transferred in. Retention: 85% of 2003 full-time freshmen returned. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: visual/performing arts; engineering/engineering technologies; business/marketing; computer/information sciences. Core. Calendar: trimesters. Academic remediation for entering students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, independent study, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs.

Entrance Requirements: Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, electronic application, deferred admission. Required: essay, high school transcript, SAT I or ACT. Recommended: interview, SAT I. Required for some: 3 recommendations, portfolio. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $50. One-time mandatory fee: $75. Tuition: $15,840 full-time, $660 per credit part-time. Full-time tuition varies according to course load. Tuition guaranteed not to increase for student's term of enrollment.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Social organizations: 4 open to all. Most popular organizations: Leadership Council, IEEE, ASME, ACM, Sigma Iota Epsilon. Major annual events: Winter Holiday Party, Summer Picnic, Spring Easter Egg Hunt. Campus security: controlled dormitory access. College housing not available. Robert W. Phinney Library with 9,423 books, 60 serials, 53 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. Operations spending 2002-03: $101,069. 100 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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