Central College

Pella, IA
4-year
Small
Christian college

Questions and Answers

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1 month ago
What housing options are available for first year Central College students?
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6 months ago
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Academic details

915-1175
SAT Score Range
400
1600
Required with application
20-27
ACT Score Range
1
36
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
11 to 1
Selectivity
Less Selective (70% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Non-profit Private 4-year institution

Diversity statistics

80% White
7% Hispanic
4% Asian
4% Black
2% Multiracial
1% Pacific Islander
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Common Careers

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Executive Director93k
Physical Therapist (PT)78k
Software Engineer75k
Marketing Manager66k
Customer Care Specialist40k
Communications Specialist37k
Communications Coordinator31k
Based on 1,008 student responses
51.8kAvg. Early Career Pay
90.2kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
53%in High-Meaning careers
36%in STEM careers

Financial Snapshot

Average Financial Breakdown
$27,794
Average grant for incoming freshmen
$4,474
Average Pell Grant
$5,960
Average Federal Loans

$23,219
Average Institutional Grant
$8,450
Average Total Loans
Published tuition and fees (Out of state)
$38,600 / year
While we do our best to show up-to-date information, due to COVID-19 and other factors out of our control, it is possible that the data we are showing about test requirements, application deadlines, and more, are inaccurate. Please verify with the college itself via their website to ensure you are aware of all requirements and deadlines.