Coe College

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Coe College, a liberal arts school, provides students a well rounded foundation in education by having a curriculum with a diverse range of subjects. This college is located in Cedar Rapids, IA, a predominately urban area. There are around 1,600 students enrolled per year at Coe College.

Coe College admits around 60 percent of applicants. Of those that are admitted, nearly 8 percent continue on to register and enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Coe College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Coe College was reported as 63.3% in Fall 2020 with over 7,430 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Coe College has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 49.9%
  • 2017-2018: 56.2%
  • 2018-2019: 66.9%
  • 2019-2020: 63.3%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 57.0%

How Does Coe College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Coe College is twelve percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Mount Mercy University66.0%
Cornell College61.8%
Grinnell College23.1%
Upper Iowa University51.3%
University of Dubuque72.7%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Recommended
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)

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