Overview

Student Population
1,117
National Rank
#428
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
Level of Study 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 2,772 prospective students applied, and 1,940 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 278 enrolled in the school.  1,077 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 40 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $37,296 plus fees of $0. Central College is ranked 428 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Admission Standards
Average 
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SAT 920/1180
ACT 20/27
GPA 3.61
Applications Accepted
70% 
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Applications Due Aug 15, 2020
Applicant Competition Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$37,296
Costs for Central College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,323
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $10,280
Budget for Other Expenses$3,199
Total One Year Cost$52,098

Outcomes

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.