Cox College

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Cox College can be found in Springfield, MO, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. The smaller size of enrollment, which is around 700 students, provides smaller class sizes for enrolled students.

Most of the students accepted into this school earned an SAT score within the range of 1240 to 1880, or got accepted with an ACT score between 13 to 22. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Cox College average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.89 - 3.57. 90% of all students that apply are admitted to Cox College, from which 75 percent choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Cox College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Cox College was reported as 89.7% in Fall 2013 with over 439 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.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SAT Scores: 1240 - 1880
  • ACT Scores: 13 - 22
  • Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.57

How Hard Is It to Get into Cox College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Cox College is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

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 Cox College has been slowly getting lower over the recent years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 86.1%
  • 2010-2011: 74.5%
  • 2011-2012: 88.6%
  • 2012-2013: 50.2%
  • 2013-2014: 89.7%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 76.8%

How Does Cox College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Cox College is sixty-two percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Cottey College70.6%
Ecclesia College30.7%
University of the Ozarks61.4%
Stephens College67.6%
Lyon College59.0%

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 Recommended
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Recommended
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Recommended

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Cox College (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading380 - 680
Math480 - 640
Writing380 - 560
Total Score1240 - 1880
ACT®Score Range
English14 - 19
Math12 - 16
Composite Score13 - 22
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