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Learning matters here, our academic standards are high and our student support is strong. At the heart of it all, is a motivated, high-energy community pursuing thoughtful action. That’s why we’ve been named among the best

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Cottey was founded by a woman who wanted to create a college where women were the center of attention. Today, almost 130 years later, that legacy continues. As a student you experience the support and connection with a sisterhood that lives on after you graduate.

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Cottey Welcomes Students for 134th Opening of School
The annual rite of fall begins as new students move to Cottey College and Nevada. First-year students begin arriving Friday, August 18, followed shortly thereafter by the arrival of the second-, third-, and fourth-year students on Sunday, August 20. The citizens of Nevada and surrounding communities are to be advised of the increase in pedestrian … More "Cottey Welcomes Students for 134th Opening of School"
Cottey Community Partner Fair Aug. 19
Cottey College, together with the City of Nevada and the Nevada/Vernon County Chamber of Commerce, will host the 2017 Community Dinner and Partner Fair, Saturday, August 19, 6-8 p.m., at the Franklin P. Norman Community Center. Local businesses, civic organizations, and churches are invited to register for the event. Designed to showcase the community to … More "Cottey Community Partner Fair Aug. 19"
Cottey College Receives Grant to Promote Financial Literacy
Cottey College, Nevada, Missouri, is one of 18 colleges and universities in Missouri to receive a grant for the 2017-18 academic year that will be used to improve financial literacy and help prevent defaults on student loans. “The default prevention grants provide schools with funding for staff and resources to help students understand how choices … More "Cottey College Receives Grant to Promote Financial Literacy"

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