While other Missouri universities and colleges wrestle with increasing tuition costs and parents having fewer dollars to spend, Cottey College is proving they have a winning financial formula by becoming a top Best Value School in Missouri by BestValuesSchools.com. Cottey is listed at number 15 out of 49 institutions of higher education in the State of Missouri.

The ranking is created using National Center for Education Statistics’ College Navigator and PayScale data to identify the schools based on graduation rate, net price, acceptance rate and a 20-year net return on investment.

“Cottey College is committed to providing a high quality education to its students while still being cognizant of the concerns Missouri families have with rising costs of a college education,” said Dr. Jann Weitzel, president of Cottey College. “It’s gratifying to see Cottey recognized as an outstanding and affordable college in the State of Missouri. It is a testament to the fiscally responsible management of the College and the support of the P.E.O. Sisterhood, the organization that owns Cottey.”

About Cottey College: Cottey College, located in Nevada, is owned and supported by the P.E.O. Sisterhood making it the only nonsectarian college in the United States owned by women for women. Cottey draws students from more than 40 states and 20 countries with an emphasis on leadership programming through the Serenbetz Institute for Women’s Leadership, Social Responsibility and Global Awareness. In 2015, Cottey was ranked ninth out of ten most affordable colleges in the State of Missouri by collegeaffordabilityguide.org.

For more information, visit www.cottey.edu.

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