Central Penn College

Summerdale, Pennsylvania

Central Penn College Overview

Student population

AddressCollege Hill & Valley Rds
Summerdale, PA
School Websitewww.centralpenn.edu
School TypePrivate for-profit, 4-year or above
Size

Large

StatusPrivate for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Central Penn College is a small private for-profit, 4-year college based in Summerdale, Pennsylvania that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is master's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 279 students applied to Central Penn College. Of those students, 202 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Central Penn College was $17,784, in addition to fees of $930. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Central Penn College.

Central Penn College has a 30% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Central Penn College Requirements

Academic standards

Moderate

SAT-
ACT-
GPARequired
Applicants admitted

%

The Central Penn College acceptance rate is 72%. To put this into perspective, 202 of the 279 students who applied to Central Penn College in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Central Penn College is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Central Penn College had an SAT score between the range of 660 and 910. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Central Penn College was between NaN and NaN in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Central Penn College as part of their application.

Central Penn College Cost

In-State resident tuition

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Books and Supplies$
Other Fees$
Room and Board$
Budget for Other Expenses$
Total one year cost$
Out of State Tuition

$

Books and Supplies$
Other Fees$
Room and Board$
Budget for Other Expenses$
Total one year cost$
Average Federal Aid$
Percentage Awarded Federal Aid%

Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Central Penn College, the tuition for in-state residents is $17,784. Combined with fees of $930, room and board costs of $7,416, other expenses of $1,200 and the $1,500 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $18,714 in tuition.

Students at Central Penn College are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Central Penn College was $5,721 last year, with 62% of students being awarded federal aid. This shows that if you apply for federal aid, you have a good chance of receiving it.

Central Penn College Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio9:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Central Penn College.

Central Penn College has a good gender split, with 65% of undergraduates being female and 35% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Pennsylvania residents; in fact, 94% of all students reside in Pennsylvania. However, 6% of students come from out-of-state .

The student to faculty ratio at Central Penn College is 9:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Central Penn College Popular Majors and Programs

BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
LEGAL PROFESSIONS AND STUDIES
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS

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