Central College

Pella, IA, USA
4.03 Average Rating

Established in 1853, Central College is a private, 4-year institution located on a 130-acre campus in Pella, Iowa. The college offers over 50 major and minor programs of study, and boasts a 76% rate of students completing internships. Central College is heavily invested in sustainability, and all students are required to complete a course in Global Sustainability, though instances of sustainability education can be found all throughout the college’s curriculum and facilities.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Reformed Church in America
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb or town
In-State Students
65%
Out-Of-State Students
27%
0
100
73%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 23
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1068
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision August 15, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Bachelor's
Total Number of Students
1,248
Total Number of Undergrads
1,248
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
Learning Options
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
63%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
68%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
12:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$20,618
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$35,930
Out-of-State Tuition
$35,930
0
100
83%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%
Average Aid Per Year
$25,183
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
48%
52%
Student Organizations
80
Size of Town
Suburb or town
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Employed
6 mos. after graduation
64%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$48,000
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What Students Are Saying

4.03 Average Rating
Central College is a great place for all types of students; whether with an undecided or decided major. Overall, they offer a wide variety of help and support for all types of issues. It's a place to learn, grow and express your future-self.
Jeanette from Pella, CA
Many students attend Central because of the friendly students that already go there. It has a full-circle effect because the students that apply are friendly themselves. Everyone, including faculty and staff, go out of their way to help students.
Breanne from Pella, IA

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