Cottey College

July 16, 2024

University Information

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.

To study abroad:
Step 1: Talk to folks at the Kolderie Academic Assistance Center
Step 2: Choose a program (this website can help)
Step 3: Get course descriptions
Step 4: Take them to your academic advisor for approval for them to transfer back to Cottey
Step 5: Talk to Financial Aid

Note: "Pre-Approved Programs" for Cottey includes programs students have attended (been approved for) in the past. You will still need to get your program approved for yourself.

Important Dates and Deadlines

Deadlines:
September 15 for spring semester abroad
February 15 for fall semester abroad

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Past Review Everything I Dreamed It Would Be Edge Hill University: Ormskirk - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I gained a lot of independence and confidence in myself. Especially living alone in my accommodation over the six-week winter break, I spent a lot of alone time in the country and learned how to use public transportation alone. "

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Past Review It Was An Educational Experience That Was Short Lived York St. John University: York - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learnt to adapt to changes, the importance of decision making. I gained a multicultural understanding from interacting with individuals from different countries."

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Past Review Adventurous CISabroad (Center for International Studies): San Jose - Semester in Costa Rica

"Try new things even if it makes you uncomfortable. "

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Past Review It Was Incredible, The Best Thing I Have Done In My Life So Far!! Universidad de San Andres: Buenos Aires - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"From my experienced abroad I learned to be independent, communicate better, and understand as well as respect the culture of other countries. "

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Past Review Eye Opening, Cultural Awakening, Educational. ISA Study Abroad in Paris, France

"I learned more about French culture, and the importance of a country’s history. I had the chance to practice my French and to meet different kinds of people and nationalities. It was definitely worth while!"

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Past Review Understanding Of What It Is Like To Live And Study In A Big City. Korea University: Seoul - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"It was worthwhile. I learned a lot about my own studying habits and interests. Many things were offered at the big university and the city. "

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Past Review An Experience With A Whole Lot Of Consiousness Of Self. Universidad de San Andrés: Buenos Aires - Latin American Studies

"It was worthwhile because I learned more about Latin-American history. That is a subject that is not taught much here in the States. "

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Past Review Amazing!!! Let Me Do It Again, Please! York St. John University: York - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I gained independence and how to live among others with different background as mine. New culture interaction and communication was delightful."

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Past Review Aiu (Akita Is Unique) Akita International University: Akita - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"It was worthwhile! I learned a new language and culture, and got to leave America for four months. Four wonderfully peaceful months."

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Past Review French, Food, Faces And Places! USAC France: Pau - French Language and European Studies

"I learned a lot about the French culture and language while at the same time analyzing the cultures I came from. I learned a lot about myself personally as well. "

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Past Review Ease Into Japan! Kansai Gaidai University: Hirakata - Asian Studies Program

"I learned to be self sufficient and money conscious. I also learned a lot about Japan. It was definitely worth while. "

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Past Review An Adventure I Will Always Remember! USAC Chile: Santiago - Spanish Language, Latin American Cultures, Journalism, and International Studies

"I gained intensive language skills, learned how to adapt to a culture different than my own, and I learned how to navigate a foreign city. It was most definitely worthwhile."

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Past Review Location, Location, Location Kansai Gaidai University: Hirakata - Asian Studies Program

"KGD gave me self-reliance and connections to work in Japan in the future."

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Past Review I Can't Advocate In Favor Of This Program 50/50 Split CISabroad (Center for International Studies): Bangkok - Semester in Thailand

"yes it was worthwhile because it was so unique. However, I spent most of my time in the dorm arguing with my bank in the US. Even the best laid plans end in wreckage due to forces we can't control."

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Past Review Best Experience Of My Life Korea University: Seoul - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"It’s the best choice I have made "

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Past Review I Found My Career Culture. USAC Korea: Yonsei University in Seoul - Korean and East Asian Studies

"That I love Korean culture, and they need people to understand their culture."

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Past Review Una Experiencia Re Linda :) Universidad de San Andrés: Buenos Aires - Latin American Studies

"I learned what it's like to live in another country! I learned the struggles of trying to learn and adapt to a new way of living. I think it was more than worthwhile, especially in today's world. I had a taste of what it might be like to be an immigrant, and I now feel a sense of empathy for those who move to the U.S."

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Past Review A Truly Life Changing And Eye Opening Experience Semester at Sea Study Abroad: Make the World Your Campus

"I was exposed to so many new cultures and experiences that I would have never gotten the chance to have if not for SAS. Through immersion, we were able to not only learn about but LIVE the country while we were there."

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Past Review 한국 보고싶어 (I Miss Korea!) The Education Abroad Network (TEAN): Seoul - Korea University

"I wouldn't trade my experiences for anything. I was critical of the US before coming to Korea, and being here made me more critical. It made me think more about where I wanted to end up in my future. I grew more confident, I learned to speak up more, and I learned not to place my self worth and value in someone else's hands. I l..."

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