Central Penn College: Ranking & Review

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Central Penn College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate79%77%80%
Enrolled undergraduates16454110
Enrolled total (including graduate students)1,224432792

976 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

573 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores6
Percent of students submitting SAT scores4%

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores0
Percent of students submitting ACT scores0%

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for both undergraduates and graduates.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordNeither required nor recommended
Completion of the college-preparatory programNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Neither required nor recommended

Central Penn College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $7,416 and other expenses per full academic year.

Central Penn College provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 403 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$17,280$17,280
Fees for full-time undergraduates$894$894
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$480$480
Tuition for Full-time graduates$17,631$17,631
Fees for full-time graduates$894$894
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$653$653

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1311719149
Health Professions and Related Programs1239132
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service134356
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services103141
Legal Professions and Studies121426
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs448
Grand Total17521819412

A total of 393 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Central Penn College.

At the master's level 19 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

Graduation rate45%37%47%
  • Full-time retention rate - 47%
  • Part-time retention rate - 42%

General info

Alternative namesCentral Penn
MottoYour bridge to success
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsmaroon, silver
Academic CalendarQuarter
Total FTE staff143
Instructional FTE61
Sector of institutionPrivate for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.centralpenn.edu
AddressCollege Hill & Valley Rds
Summerdale, Pennsylvania, 17093-0309
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City populationless than 2,500
Fax+1 (717) 732 5254

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