College Deliberately: Central College

Central College is a small, private not-for-profit, four-year College that emphasizes culture, character and research located in the town of Pella, IA. It is known for Exercise Science and Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology and Business Administration and Management.

Central College

place 812 University, Pella, IA 50219
phone Phone: No Phone number found
web Web: http://www.central.edu/
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Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
Central College Higher Learning Commission Accredited 1942-01-01 2026-08-31
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Student Centeredness

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The extent to which the institution’s website emphasizes students, as opposed to research, athletics or other pursuits, compared with peer institutions.

Student Services

Students with disabilities:
12% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
‘Disability’ can include blindness or visual impairment that cannot be corrected by wearing glasses; hearing impairment (e.g., deaf or hard of hearing); orthopedic or mobility impairment; speech or language impairment; learning, mental, emotional, or psychiatric condition (e.g., serious learning disability, depression, ADD, or ADHD); or other health impairment or problem.

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Bachelor’s degree
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Central College is in NCAA Division III with football. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Football Men’s 102
Baseball Men’s 52
Track and Field Indoor Men’s 46

The complete list of sports at Central College is available for members.

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Tuition for Central College is in the 42 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as affordable.
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