Central Penn College 1

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College Hill & Valley Rds

Summerdale, PA 17093

Phone: (800) 759-2727
2012-2013 Tuition
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Central Penn College is a proprietary institution that was founded in 1881. It has a suburban setting and the campus size is 36 acres. It utilizes a quarter-based academic calendar. Its tuition and fees are $15,705 (2012-13).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

Central Penn's mission is to provide an education that prepares it graduates to obtain employment or advancement in their chosen field, continue their education and be contributing members of society.

Our vision for Central Penn College is a diverse student population benefitting from caring faculty and staff, credentialed practitoners who delight in teaching. Collectively, we work to create the bridge that connects students to their professional goals through a rich assortment of career-centered programs by embracing hands-on learning and today's technology. Our vision is of a regional career college that reaches out to form partnerships with alumni, employers, educational insitutitons, and the community.

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School type proprietary, coed college
Year founded 1881
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar quarter
Setting suburban
2012 Endowment N/A


When applying to Central Penn College, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. It has an an acceptance rate of 42.3 percent.

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Fall 2012 acceptance rate 42.3% 4
Application deadline rolling
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Academic Life

The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 52 percent.

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Student Life

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Campus Info & Services

Central Penn College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, and day care. Central Penn College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Central Penn College, 50 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Central Penn College.

Students who have cars on campus 50%
Health insurance offered No

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Tuition and fees $15,705 (2012-13)
Room and board $6,630 (2012-13)
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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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