How much does Central College cost?

Central College Cost of Attendance
In-state $35,930
Out-of-state $35,930
On-Campus Room and Board $9,980
Off-Campus Room and Board $9,980
Average Annual Cost $22,825
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $16,474
$30,000-$48,000 $17,267
$48,000-$75,000 $18,103
$75,000-$110,000 $25,291
Over $110,000 $25,481

Central College Financial Aid and Debt

78%

Students paying down their debt

$27,000

Typical Total Student Debt

$279

Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 100% $24,665
Federal Grants 33% $4,485
Pell grants 28% $4,080
Other federal grants 31% $1,275
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 30% $5,818
Institutional grants or scholarships 100% $23,170
Student loan aid 80% $8,052
Federal student loans 80% $7,299
Other student loans 12% $12,994

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Visit a college campus 301 Up to $6,000
Attend a summer program 152 Up to $6,000
Do community service 297 Up to $500
Play a sport 153 Up to $1,500
Take a challenging class 317 Up to $3,000
Do an extracurricular activity 300 Up to $3,000

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Central College Admissions

What is Central College's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 70%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 5% of applicants
SAT Reading 480-610
SAT Math 470-610
SAT Writing
ACT Submissions 95% of applicants
Composite Score 21-26

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Central College Campus Life

12:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

456

Forbes Ranking

65%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

69%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 1237
Living on campus
Transfer Students 100%
Under Age 25 99%
Gender Balance
Women
50%
Men
50%

Student Diversity

26%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
85.61%
Hispanic or Latino
5.42%
Unknown
4.69%
Black or African American
2.43%
Asian
1.46%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.24%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.16%

Central College Graduation Success

First Year Student Retention

65%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$43,200

Average Salary After Graduation

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About Central College

Address

812 University
Pella, IA

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Baccalaureate Colleges
Setting Distant Town
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify