Central Penn College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

600 Valley Road P.O. Box 309

Summerdale, PA 17093-0309

(717) 732-0702

(800) 759-2727

Fax: (717) 732-5254

Main Address

600 Valley Road

Summerdale, PA 17093

(717) 732-0702

www.centralpenn.edu
Size

Total student population: 1,224

Total undergraduates: 1,196

Setting

Suburban setting

Rural community (under 2,500)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Online application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Admission requirements:

Interview required
Essay(s) required

High school achievement record very important for admission to physical therapist assistant and paralegal programs. Minimum SAT score of 900 (exclusive of Writing) required for admission into physical therapy assistant program.

Central Penn College Degree Programs

Master of Professional Studies

  • Organizational Leadership
  • rganizational Development
  • Financial Analysis

Bachelor of Science Degree Programs

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Corporate Communications
  • Criminal Justice Administration
  • Health Science
  • Healthcare Management
  • Homeland Security Management
  • Information Technology
  • Legal Studies

Associate in Science Degree Programs

  • Accounting
  • Communications
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Criminal Justice
  • Entrepreneurship & Small Business
  • Marketing
  • Paralegal

Associate in Applied Science Programs

  • Medical Assisting
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant

Masters in Organizational Leadership

  • Bachelor in Accounting
  • Bachelor in Business Administration
  • Bachelor in Corporate Communications
  • Bachelor in Criminal Justice Administration
  • Bachelor in Health Science
  • Bachelor in Healthcare Management
  • Bachelor in Homeland Security Management
  • Bachelor in Information Technology
  • Bachelor in Legal Studies
  • Bachelor in Radiology Sciences *Not Enrolling*
  • Bachelor in RN to BSN *Not Enrolling*
  • Associate in Accounting
  • Associate in Communications
  • Associate in Computer Information Systems
  • Associate in Criminal Justice
  • Associate in Entrepreneurship & Small Business
  • Associate in Marketing
  • Associate in Paralegal
  • Associate in Medical Assisting
  • Associate in Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Associate in Occupational Therapy Assistant

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Central Penn College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (800) 759-2727
Website: www.centralpenn.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private for-profit
Apply Online: https://www.centralpenn.edu/admissions-aid/apply-now!
Address: College Hill & Valley Rds, Summerdale, PA 17093-0309
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 1,047
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 38%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 9 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 210 (20% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Associates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $18,714
Out-of-state Tuition: $18,714
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 96%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $8,717

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Central Penn College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Central Penn College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 331
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 11
Health Professions and Related Programs 34
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 12
Legal Professions and Studies 11
Grand total 10121

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Central Penn College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $18,714
Out-of-state $18,714
Books and supplies $1,500

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $19,074
Out-of-state $19,074

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 86 96%
Grant or scholarship aid 83 92% $8,717
Student loan aid 72 80% $7,435

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,011 85% $5,159
Federal student loans 975 82% $8,529

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Central Penn College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Central Penn College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 279 103 176
Percent admitted 100% 72% 73%
Percent admitted who enrolled 38% 38% 38%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Central Penn College Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 1,047
Undergraduate enrollment 1,023
Graduate enrollment 24

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Central Penn College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) - Programs leading to an associate degree
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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