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Central College
Location Pella, IA
Setting Distant Town
Enrollment 1,120
Type Private 4 Year
National Ranking #350
Religious Affiliation Reformed Church in America
Status Non-profit
Website central.edu
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Central College
Tuition (In State) $18,600
Tuition (Out of State) $18,600
Room & Board $10,280
Avg Net Price $21,690
Avg Grant Aid $31,712
% Receiving Grant Aid 100%


Central College
Admission Chances Calculate
Applied 2,340
Admitted 1,490
Acceptance Rate 63.7%
Enrolled % 21.8%
Avg High School GPA 3.52
Typical High School Grades B+
Admissions Standards Moderate
Applicant Competition Low
ACT Range 19/25
SAT Range 993/1173
Submit Test Scores Considered but not required
Application Deadline


Central College
Student to Faculty Ratio 11:1
Popular Majors
  • Business (17%)
  • Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies (13%)
  • Social Sciences (12%)
  • Biology (8%)
  • Foreign Languages (7%)


Central College
Graduation Rate 63%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $48,000
Making Student Loan Payments 78%
Median Student Loan Debt $27,000
Median Loan Payment $279


Central College
% Men 52%
% Women 48%
Racial Diversity Very Low
% White 87%
% Black 2%
% Hispanic 4%
% Native American 0%
% Pacific Islander 0%
% Two or More Races 1%
% International 0%
% Unknown Race 3%


Central College
% In-State 74%
% Out-of-State 26%


Central College
Campus Housing Yes
Freshman Dorm Required No
Meal Plan Yes
Weekend/Evening Classes No
Daycare Facility No
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov IPEDS and College Scorecard https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/