Coe College claims the shortest name of any American institution of higher education, but the school has actually carried five titles through its history.In 1907, Coe earned accreditation from the North Central Association of Colleges and Universities. Over the decades, Coe's reputation as a superior liberal arts college has continued to grow.
Coe College, a highly selective private liberal arts college, offers superior academics and exciting co-curricular activities in a thriving urban setting that promotes student growth and success. Established in 1851, Coe has a national reputation for academic excellence enhanced by a student-centered, highly supportive campus environment.
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The Office of International Student Affairs, in partnership with offices across the College, strive to create intercultural spirit and understanding throughout campus. The office serves Coe in many ways: supporting degree seeking, exchange, and ESL students in immigration and academic matters; advising the International Club student organization; celebrating the College's globally-diverse people, cultures, and languages; and establishing a more globally-minded community at Coe.
Coe's residence halls vary in style, size, and personality. Each hall has vending machines, laundry facilities, and at least one kitchen. In addition to main lobbies for studying, relaxing and activities, most halls also have lounges with TVs and comfy chairs and couches. All have cable TV and internet hookups, with Wi-Fi access now available on much of the Coe campus.
From wireless residence halls to electronic classrooms, Coe offers its students a number of opportunities to keep you connected both on and off campus. If you choose to bring your own PC or Mac, you may connect to the network from the convenience of your room by using either a wireless connection or connecting to an ethernet connection located in your residence.
The Health and Wellness Office seeks to maximize student well-being by helping students reach their full potential. The office helps students minimize harmful behaviors while teaching students skills that promote healthy living. This is accomplished through offering; meditation, counseling, sleep programs, fitness classes and many other opportunities.
Coe's residential campus is located in Cedar Rapids - Iowa's second largest city - and only hours from several major metropolitan hubs like Chicago, Minneapolis, Omaha and St. Louis. The 1,400+ students enrolled at Coe make up a diverse population, representing nearly 40 states and over 20 foreign countries.