Central Penn College Rankings

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In the World#9336 of 14178
In North America#2085 of 2629
In the United States#1989 of 2528
In Pennsylvania#125 of 155
In Summerdale#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
84%
Avg. cost to attend
$17,977 /y
Aid receiving
95%
Undergraduates
1,027
Graduates
27
Male:Female Ratio
34:66
Control
Private
for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree

Central Penn College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate84%86%83%
Applicants281113168
Admissions23797140
Freshmen enrolled full time512130
Freshmen enrolled part time542331

320 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

509 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
SAT/ACT Recommended
College-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White645 (62%)
Black or African American201 (19%)
Hispanic65 (6%)
Two or more races60 (6%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown30 (3%)
Asian23 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander6 (0.6%)
American Indian or Alaska Native6 (0.6%)
Nonresident Alien3 (0.3%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$17,977/year
Average aid awarded
$8,299
Students receiving aid
95%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$20,497
$30-48K$20,927
$48-75K$19,992
$75-110K$21,319
$110K+$22,410

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$17,784$18,144
Tuition in-state$17,784$18,144
Tuition out-of-state$17,784$18,144
Fee in-district$930$930
Fee in-state$930$930
Fee out-of-state$930$930

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity403
Combined charge for room and board$7,416
Room charge$5,346
Meal charge$2,070

Central Penn College Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster's
Business Administration and Management, General75
Physical Therapy Technician & Assistant71
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies527
Accounting621
Occupational Therapist Assistant20
Computer Science514
Medical & Clinical Assistant16
Health & Health Care Administration & Management15
Legal Professions and Studies, Other12
Organizational Leadership28
Legal Assistant & Paralegal7
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies6
Speech Communication and Rhetoric14
Securities Services Administration & Management4
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General3
Marketing & Marketing Management, General1
Grand Total1381778
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate40%46%33%
  • Full-time retention rate - 66%
  • Part-time retention rate - 36%

Publications & Citations

Publications
3
Citations
11

Publication count by topic

Political science
2
Sociology
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Political science400211

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
201111
201200
201303
201401
201512
201602
201701
201810

General info

Alternative namesCentral Penn
Founded1881
WikipediaCentral Penn College
MottoYour bridge to success
Colorsmaroon, silver
Academic CalendarQuarters
Total FTE staff137
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Address600 Valley Road
Summerdale, Pennsylvania, 17093-0309
United States
City population1,000
Phone8007592727
Fax+1 (717) 732 5254

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