Established in 1881, Central Penn College is a for-profit private multidisciplinary higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the small town of Summerdale (population range of under 2,500 inhabitants), Pennsylvania. Officially accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Central Penn College (Central Penn) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Central Penn College (Central Penn) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 139 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. Central Penn also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
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|Name||Central Penn College|
|Motto||Your bridge to success
|Colours||Maroon and silver|
|Address||600 Valley Road, PO Box 309
|Tel||+1 (800) 759 2727|
|Fax||+1 (717) 732 5254|
|Gender||Men and Women (coed)|
|International Students||Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission|
|Selection Type||Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades|
|New Admission Requirements||- Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is neither required nor recommended
- Completion of college-preparatory program is neither required nor recommended
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is neither required nor recommended
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
(717) 728 2201
|Basic Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields|
|2000 Classification||Associates Colleges|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, very small, primarily nonresidential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||Very high undergraduate|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, higher part-time institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Professions focus, some graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program|
Central Penn College's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 23,626 physical volumes, 1,428 physical media, 21,136 digital/electronic medium and 34 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Central Penn College provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 403 students in the 2018 academic year.
|Sport Facilities||Not reported|
|Study Abroad||Not reported|
|Institutional Hospital||Not reported|
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