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Central College is a private, four-year college located in Pella, Iowa, United States. It was established in 1853, but officially opened on 8th October of the following year. It was originally named Central University of Iowa (also referred to as CUI), and was renamed to Central College in the mid '90s. The college offers a number of degree courses in various fields of liberal arts, commercial studies and science. The campus of the college spreads across an area of 130 acres.

The sports teams of the college are known as the Dutch. The intercollegiate sports teams fielded by the college participate in cross country, basketball, tennis, baseball, softball, soccer, golf, wrestling, track and field and football. The college also has a cheerleading squad and a dance team.

Profile of Central College

Central College is in Pella, IA. Pella is a self-contained town. The school is classified as a Reformed Church in America college. Central College is a private, not-for-profit institution. The school issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Bachelor's degree.

Course Topics

Central College offers many Course Topics. Fields of study in vogue at the school include science, mathematics, and nutrition and exercise therapy.

Central College Selectivity

Not all applicants to Central College are accepted. The top quarter of students at the school scored at least 642 on the verbal SAT test. Students' math SAT scores were most often in the range 452 to 650 in 2007.


The most successful professors at Central College are given tenure, encouraging them to stay with the school for a long time.

Student Enrolment

Approximately 1, 605 students study at the school .

Student Life

Central College offers a real campus feel. The school makes housing available to a large share of its students. Students at Central College can take advantage of the school's meal plans. Students participate in Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference athletics.

Central College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts80English, sociology, political science, general studies, Spanish language, history, international studies, social services, . . .
Business and Management44business management, accounting, international business
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy41exercise science
Science36biology, physics, chemistry, natural sciences
Education and Teaching35elementary school teaching, music teaching
Therapy and Counselling20psychology
Media20communication studies
Mathematics11mathematics, mathematics and computer science
Computer Science and Engineering6computer science, information science
Art Studies5art studies
Religion and Philosophy5religion, philosophy
Conservation and Resource Management4environmental studies
Drama and Performing Arts3drama

Contact: Central College

Central College

812 University

Pella, IA 50219

General Phone: (641) 628-9000


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