Central College


Quick Facts

Updated U.S. Gov IPEDS 2017-18
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Top Ranked
  • Location: Pella, IA
  • Student Body: 1,237
  • Education Type: 4 Years+
  • Funding: Private
  • Campus Type: Rural
  • Web Site: www.central.edu
  • Acceptance Rate: 70.09%

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: 70.09%
  • Application Deadline: August 15, 2019
  • International Students: Unreported
  • Application Fee: $25
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
  • Tuition: $35,930
  • Room and Board: $9,980
  • Books and Supplies: $1,339
  • Other Fees: $0
  • Average Net Price: $22,825
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 322
  • Men / Women Ratio: 181 / 141
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: 480 - 610
  • Median SAT Math Range: 470 - 610
  • Median ACT Range: 21 - 21
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: 71
  • Minimum IETLS Score: 5.5
  • % of International Students: Unreported
  • International Testing: Required
  • Total International Students: n/a
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: Required
  • Recommendations: Not Considered
  • Admissions Tests Scores: Required
  • Portfolio: Not Considered

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Biological, Biomedical Science: 29%
  • Business, Management, Marketing: 16%
  • Social Sciences: 13%
  • Education: 8%
  • Foreign Language, Literature: 7%

Academic Programs

Central College offers 35 Total Programs in Bachelor's Degree Level. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Biological, Biomedical Science. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
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Bachelor's Degree ProgramsCentral College offers 35 Bachelor's Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Computer Science
Education
English Literature
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources, Conservation
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 69%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 67%
  • 1st Year Retention: 81%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $41,300
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 1,237
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 86%
  • Hispanic Students: 5%
  • Black Students: 2%
  • Two or more races: 2%
  • Unknown: 2%
  • Asian Students: 1%
  • Non-resident, alien: 1%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: <1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%