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Some people may think Iowa is nothing more than cornfields. But as the second largest metro area in the state, Cedar Rapids quickly proves that theory wrong. Cedar Rapids really is the perfect college town. 

There are over 100 restaurants in the area ranging from American to Vietnamese fare, 100 night spots that offer anything from listening to the latest hits to country line dancing, a variety of activities f或者是 arts buff as well as the outdoorsy type, 和 the friendliness of a small community all in one place. Discover Cedar Rapids 和 enjoy yourself!

Business, Industry 和 Internships

Cedar Rapids is in the heart of one of the leading manufacturing regions in the U.S. 和 one of the leading bio-processing 和 food ingredient centers in North America. It is the largest corn-processing city in the world.

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如家到近 300家制造厂财富500强企业, including Rockwell Collins, General Mills 和 Quaker Oats, Cedar Rapids provides an abundance of internship opportunities for Coe students.


One of the Nation's Best Communities

With a metropolitan population of more than 267000居民, Cedar Rapids consistently ranks as one of the nation's top communities to live, 工作, 玩游戏,养家糊口. Recent accolades Cedar Rapids 和 the surrounding communities have earned include being among the best places in America to live, 教育孩子, 做生意, 通勤和做志愿者.

Check out the complete list of recent national rankings 和 recognition received by Cedar Rapids.


Would you believe a cultural Mecca exists in the middle of cornfields 和 farms? SA真人官网可以! Enjoy a play, musical or opera performed by fellow Coe students 和 Cedar Rapidians at 锡达拉皮兹剧院, located within walking distance of campus. Catch a Broadway tour or concert at the Alliant能源工厂 或者是 派拉蒙剧院. Check out art by locals or see visiting exhibits at the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art 或者是 Cedar Rapids Area Cultural Alliance.


Cedar Rapids is home to two major hospitals - St. Luke's Hospital is located very conveniently right across the street from Coe, 和 Mercy Medical Center is a few short blocks from campus.