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Cottey Bulletin – August 2023

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Cottey College is an independent, liberal arts and science college for women locatedin Nevada, Missouri. Its residential student capacity of 350 typically represents 40 states and 20 countries. Cottey is owned by the P.E.O. Sisterhood, an international women’s organization of over 210,000 members, making Cottey the only nonsectarian college in the United States owned and supported by women for women.

Cottey College is once again ranked as the #1 Best Regional College in the Midwest in the U.S. News & World Report 2022-2023 Best Colleges Rankings. This marks the seventh consecutive year Cottey has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report and the second time in three years that the College has been ranked as the #1 Best College in the Midwest Region. In addition, Cottey was also ranked #12 in Social Mobility and #26 in Best Value School in the Regional Colleges rankings.

Nevada, MO – Cottey College is pleased to announce the addition of three new sports to its athletic program. The Cottey College Board of Trustees has approved the allocation of funds for Competitive Dance, Competitive Cheerleading, and Bowling programs.

“We are delighted to announce the addition of these programs to our athletic offerings,” said President Dr. Stefanie Niles. “We are committed to empowering women through sports and ensuring equal opportunities for all our students, and the addition of these sports will continue to further that mission.”