School Overview

Central College is a Private, 4 years college located in Pella, Iowa. Central ranked 197th in Liberal Arts Colleges and 18th in Iowa Colleges.
It has a total enrollment of 1,120 (all undergraduate) and student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. It is a Baccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Bachelor's degree. Central's acceptance rate is 74.52% last year (undergraduate school).
Central College is accredited by Higher Learning Commission.
Contact Information
Address812 University, Pella, IA 50219
Admission Information
Online Application
Financial Aid
Net Price
School Category
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryBaccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences
Highest Degree OfferedBachelor's degree

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Central College is 74.52% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 20.72%. The application fees are $25 for undergraduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate74.52 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)20.72 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$25

Tuition & Fees

Central's 2022 tuition & fees is $19,250 for undergraduate students.
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$19,250
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 1,120 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students1,120
Undergraduate Students1,120

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs36 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
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