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There’s never been a better time to be a Kohawk.

Coe College is the only college or university in Iowa to be nationally ranked for internships and alumni network.

Our location in the heart of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, provides students with access to over 1,000 internships and jobs. Cedar Rapids is home to Fortune 500 companies, two Top 25 teaching hospitals, international companies, nonprofits and small local startups. As a result of the superb networking and internship opportunities we provide, The Princeton Review has ranked Coe 20th for Best Alumni Network and 10th for Best Schools for Internships among private colleges nationwide. In fact, 100% of students are guaranteed an internship, research project or off-campus study experience. With nearly 100% of reporting graduates employed, in graduate school or engaging in service within nine months of graduation, the results speak for themselves.


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Results that Speak for Themselves


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Nearly All Reporting Grads Are Employed or in Graduate School One Year After Graduation

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College in Iowa for Return on Investment (SmartAsset)

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Fulbright Scholars in the Last Eight Years

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of Physics, Chemistry and Economics Majors Have Received Full-Ride Scholarships for Graduate Study in Their Respective Fields (For More Than 30 Years)

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of Students Are Guaranteed an Internship, Research or Off-Campus Opportunity

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of Students Study Off Campus

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Coe Alumni in a 40-mile Radius

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Internships, Jobs and Entertainment Opportunities in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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Allocated to Student Clubs and Organizations Each Year

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of Students Are Involved in One or More Student Organizations

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Average Class Size

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of Students Double Major and Still Graduate in Four Years

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Unique opportunities

Laura Niday

“If it weren’t for Coe, I wouldn’t have been able to spend time interning in Washington or attend the U.N. externship in New York.”

Political science and philosophy major Laura Niday is the third Kohawk to observe a working group of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law thanks to a Coe alum. She also has solidified her passion for politics by interning at the U.S. Senate during Washington, D.C., Term.

Laura's experience