Central College

School Description

Central College was founded in 1853 by a group of immigrants from Netherlands who moved to central Iowa for religious freedom. With the aim of establishing an educational institution founded in Baptist values and beliefs, Central College first opened its doors in 1854 to just 34 students in a two-story building of only 3 basic classrooms. Over the years, the institution grew its enrollment and developed its course offerings, flourishing despite three wars and economic depression.

Enrolling approximate 1,400 students each year, Central College today is composed of 19 academic departments through which it offers over 70 majors and minors towards a bachelor's degree program in areas such as art, biology, communication, education, economics, accounting, management, exercise science, history, mathematics, computer science, music, philosophy, religion, political science, sociology, and theater among many others. Central College's campus is award-winning for being among the "greenest" in the country and offers on-campus housing through 5 residence halls that can accommodate up to 770 students who want to stay within easy reach of the many campus facilities to be taken advantaged of such as 7,200 square-foot fitness center, European-inspired dining hall, and a library café among others.

Courses Offered

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  • Accountancy

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and finance.  

    Tuition Fee: USD 35,930
  • Anthropology

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual knowledge of Anthropology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of human language, culture, societies, biological and material remains, biolog more
    Tuition Fee: USD 35,930
  • Art

    This program offers a wide range of courses that focus on the study of art history; art theory and criticism; performing arts; 2D art; 3D art; digital art; photography, and architectural modelmaking.  

    Tuition Fee: USD 35,930
  • Biology

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Biology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of cell growth, DNA expression, botany, parasitology and recombinant more
    Tuition Fee: USD 35,930
  • Business Economics

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Economics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the systematic and efficient alloc more
    Tuition Fee: USD 35,930

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 2.70
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 71
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.00
  • Minimum SAT 840

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