Read in Spanish

Application Process

Application Deadlines

Students applying for admission to Coe College should provide their application and required documentation by the following deadlines.  Only transfer students are eligible to apply for a spring term.

  • Extended Fall Term Deadline: April 1
  • Spring Term Deadline: October 1

If you are interested in applying to the ESL Program, please contact the ESL Department directly.

Required Materials

To apply to Coe College, please follow the steps listed below. Contact us at with specific questions.

  1. Submit an International Application for Admission via the Common Application. No application fee required.
  2. Submit original or certified copies of the following:
    1. Secondary School Transcripts (mark sheets) translated into English with all courses/grades listed and an explanation of the grading system.
    2. National Examination results (e.g. WAEC, WASSCE, 'O' Level, 'A' Level, SLC, etc.) if applicable.
    3. Submit one of the following official score reports:
      • SAT
      • ACT
      • TOEFL
      • IELTS
  3. Complete an International Student Financial Statement and third party documentation of funds sufficient to cover your expenses at Coe.
  4. If you wish to transfer any non-United States university credits into Coe College, an official transcript evaluation by World Education Services (WES) is required. Apply for a Basic Course-by-Course Evaluation to be completed and sent to Coe College. More information can be found at

Please send all documentation to:

- or -

Coe College
Office of Admission
1220 First Avenue
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402


Once all materials have been submitted, your application file will be reviewed for admission and scholarship consideration. All admission and scholarship decisions will be communicated to you.

Admission Decision Deadline: April 1


Once formally admitted, letters will describe the conditions of acceptance, total costs of attendance and the deadline for submitting your enrollment ($300.00 USD). The enrollment reserves your place in the incoming class, as well as your room in residence hall. All enrollment should be received before the enrollment deadline.

Enrollment Deadline: May 1