Student Population
National Rank
Central College overview
Location Pella, Iowa
Online central.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation Reformed Church in America
Central College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad

Located in Pella, Iowa, Central College is a small four year private college offering undergraduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Reformed Church in America faith. In the most recent statistical year 4,016 prospective students applied, and 2,815 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 322 enrolled in the school.  1,198 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 39 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $35,930 plus fees of $0. Central College is ranked 407 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
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SAT 1030/1290
ACT 21/26
GPA 3.61
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Aug 15, 2020
Applicant Competition Low

Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Central College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,339
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $9,980
Budget for Other Expenses$3,298
Total One Year Cost$50,547


Average Salary After 10 Years
$48,000 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
63% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Central College students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 17%
Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 13%
Social Sciences 12%
Biology 8%
Foreign Languages 7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=153108 IPEDS survey data for Central College.