Central College Rankings

By | April 18, 2020

Located in Pella, IA, Central College is one of the best universities in the state of Iowa. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for Central College in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is Central College.

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812 University Street Pella, IA 50219
Phone: (641) 628-7600
Email: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.central.edu

Rankings: Central College

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Overall Ranking: 122
Score: 46
Peer college rating (out of 5) 2.8
Graduation and retention ranking: 121
Average freshman retention rate: 80.2%
6-year graduation rate: 68.0%
Predicted graduation rate: 62%
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): 6
Faculty resources ranking: 147
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 60.3%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 0.6%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 15:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 87.7%
Student selectivity ranking: 128
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 19-29
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 25%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 54%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 77.3%
Financial resources rank: 162
Alumni giving rank: 140
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 23.4%

Essential Facts: Central College

Central College History

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General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 93%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 6%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 6%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 70%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 65%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? No
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA III
Men’s scholarship sports: N/A
Women’s scholarship sports: N/A
Student activities: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra