Central College

812 University

Pella IA 50219

7 ratings
Unigo Top Student Rated School

About Central College

Founded in 1853, Central College is a Private college. Located in Pella, which is a city setting in Iowa, the campus itself is Town. The campus is home to 1,248 full time undergraduate students, and N/A full time graduate students.

Campus Topics

13%
"We're apathetic"
25%
"We know about current events and vote"
63%
"We participate and encourage others to get involved"
0%
"There's nothing we won't protest"
0%
"We save it for the classroom"
13%
"Sometimes, but not often"
25%
"There's usually intelligent conversation to be found"
63%
"All the time, including weekends"
0%
"It's not really our thing"
0%
"Occasinally we gallery crawl"
63%
"There are a variety of opportunities"
38%
"We're a very artistic group"
0%
"I'm always terrified"
0%
"I only go out in groups"
13%
"I usually let someone know where I'm going"
88%
"I feel extremely safe"
13%
"We don't play sports"
0%
"We play recreationally"
0%
"We bought the gear"
88%
"We live for the big game"
13%
"Haven't met them"
0%
"Available in class"
0%
"They keep regular office hours"
88%
"They're always available"
13%
"No greek life, but other groups to join"
75%
"There is some involvement, but not a lot"
13%
"Plenty of people join a sorority or fraternity"
0%
"It's everything. If you're not greek, you're a geek"
13%
"We're not into drinking at all"
63%
"Maybe a little, but it's not a big thing"
13%
"We only party on weekends"
13%
"There's some drinking happening every night"
13%
"Never, we're here to learn"
75%
"There might be people who do"
13%
"People are known to partake on weekends"
0%
"There's a huge drug scene"

Admissions Requirements for Central College

Admissions at Central College are considered Selective, with 73% of all applicants being admitted. In the 2017/2018 school year, of the students who applied to the school, only 8% of those who were admitted eventually ended up enrolling. 89% of incoming freshmen are in the top half of their high school class. 58% were in the top quarter, and 25% were in the top tenth.

The application fee is $25 and you can apply online.

SAT Range: 950 - 1290

Reading & Writing 460 - 660
Math 490 - 630
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ACT Range: 21 - 26

English 20 - 25
Math 20 - 26
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Student Body

Students

52%

female

48%

male

1,248

Total Undergrad Enrollment

N/A

Total Grad Students

35%

Out-Of-State

65%

In-State

N/A

International

Organizations

60

Student Organizations

4

Fraternities

3

Sororities

Housing

Yes

On-Campus Housing

88%

of students living on campus

Student Diversity

% American Indian/Alaskan Native
N/A
% Asian/Pacific Islander
1%
% Black or African-American
2%
% Hispanic/Latino
4%
% White or Caucasian
87%

Academics

The Central College Academic calendar runs on a semester basis. In the 2017/2018 school year the student to faculty ratio was 12:1. There are 97 full time instructional teachers. Degrees awarded at Central College include: Bachelor's Degree, Masters Degree, Post-master's certificate, Doctor's degree.

Cost

The total cost to attend on campus is $45,845. Let's break that cost down. Room and board will run $9,980 annually. Books and Supplies will cost another $1,253. And lastly, in state tuition and fees is $34,612. Additional cost elements for out of state students are as follows:

Cost Out of State

$34,612

Tuition and fees(Out of state)

$1,253

Books and Supplies

$9,980

Room and Board

45,845

Total On Campus

Actual Cost By Income Level(W/Financial Aid)

Family Income
Cost
$0 - $30K
$17,507
$30 - $48K
$16,661
$48 - $75K
$18,751
$75 - $110K
$21,019
$110K & UP
$25,619

Financial Aid

All students must apply yearly for financial aid. This process starts with the FAFSA. Though financial aid deadlines vary by school, it is a good idea to apply as soon as possible. For the upcoming school year, you can apply as early as October 1 for the FAFSA. Additional school aid will be dependent on the FAFSA results.

100% of students attending Central College receive some sort of financial aid. 34% were awarded federal grants. While 74% received federal loans. Many students do also need to apply for additional private student loans.

We use student reviews and the most current publicly available data on our school pages. As such, we don't typically remove or edit college information. Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Portions of college data include copyrighted material, which is reproduced on this website by permission of Wintergreen Orchard House, a division of Carnegie Communications. © 2009-2016 by Wintergreen Orchard House. All rights reserved.

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