Central Penn College

Summerdale, PA

Central Penn College

Summerdale, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$18,714

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

32%

male

68%

female

-

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 227
Declined 47
Total Received 274
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Proprietary

1,467

undergraduate students

34

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Central Penn College, founded in 1881, is a private, specialized, coeducational institution. Its 35-acre campus is located in Summerdale, PA.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Proprietary
Campus enrollment 1,501
Established in 1881
Coeducational Coeducational

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35-acre campus in Summerdale (East Pennsboro Township population: 21,609), five miles from Harrisburg. Branch campuses in Lancaster and Lehigh Valley.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

Central Penn College
600 Valley Road
Summerdale, PA
17093-0309

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
14%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
73%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

Fun Facts

  • President Emeritus Todd A. Milano, who led Central Penn College from 1989–2012, brightened students' days with his "Keep Smiling" motto.
  • Central Penn College's Fall Harvest tradition includes a polar bear plunge in the school's outdoor swimming pool.
  • A wrought iron structure built in 1869, Henszey's Bridge, connects Central Penn College's Summerdale campus.
  • Graduates of Central Penn College can connect with each other through a Graduates Around the Globe interactive online map.

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required
Application deadline (final deadline) September 20
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Recommended

Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 227
Declined 47
Total Received 274

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations

Recommended

Admission test scores

Neither required nor recommended

Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Rank

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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Financial Aid

88%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$5,069

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $17,784
Room $5,346
Board $2,070
Additional fees $930
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $27,630
Average Financial Aid - $5,069
Total with Avg. Aid $22,561

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 717 728-2261
financialaid@centralpenn.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Soccer yes yes

Intramural/Recreational Sports

flag football, miniature golf, softball, tennis, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
United States Collegiate Athletic Association

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes
Computer Science. yes yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes yes
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies. yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management. yes
Legal Assistant/Paralegal. yes
Legal Professions and Studies, Other. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Medical/Clinical Assistant. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Occupational Therapist Assistant. yes
Organizational Leadership. yes yes
Physical Therapy Assistant. yes
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer. yes
Securities Services Administration/Management. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Accounting

Programs Offered

  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

1,501

total students

90%

in-state

10%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

98%

1,467
students

Female
68%
998

Male
32%
469

2%

34
students

Female
71%
24

Male
29%
10

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

22%

320
students

Female
62%
198

Male
38%
122

78%

1,147
students

Female
70%
800

Male
30%
347

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Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

Not Reported

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All
Interview Required of All
Standardized test scores Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

62

quarter hours

Minimum transfers must complete

63

quarter hours

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