Central Penn College

215 reviews
  1. Summerdale, PA
  2. 4 Year
B-
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    C+
  2. Value
    B
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Campus
    B
  5. Athletics
    C-
  6. Party Scene
    NG
  7. Professors
    B-
  8. Location
    B+
  9. Dorms
    NG
  10. Campus Food
    B
  11. Student Life
    B-
  12. Safety
    A-
Central Penn College is ...
Private for-profit
Athletic Division
Other
Athletic Conference
Data not available
Address
College Hill & Valley Rds
Summerdale, PA 17093

Central Penn College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
SAT Range
Data not available
ACT Range
Data not available
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Required

Cost

Net Price
$17,992/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $17,014/ year
  • $30-48k
    $17,866/ year
  • $49-75k
    $20,714/ year
  • $76-110k
    $21,380/ year
  • $110k+
    $24,357/ year

Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
84%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.25 responses
78%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.23 responses
57%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.23 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
713Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
37%
Pell Grant
73%
Varsity Athletes
8%
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Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
76%
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  • Professional environment.
    50%
  • Engaging professional professors.
    25%
  • Fun
    20%
  • Immature students
    5%

After Central Penn College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$32,100/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
45%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%

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Reviews

215 reviews
  • Excellent
    61
  • Very Good
    77
  • Average
    63
  • Poor
    11
  • Terrible
    3
Everyone is so nice at Central Penn College. They helped me with any questions I had with applying for there PTA program. They responded to every email or phone call promptly. Great school, great professors, great investment.
  • Graduate Student
  • 23 days ago
At Central Penn, the school offers several different unique aspects, but the most important thing to me is the interaction between students and faculty. Professors are great and they are willing to lend a hand and help students when they are struggling. Open office hours are helpful because it gives us a chance to talk to professors outside of the classroom to get help with whatever we may need.
  • College Sophomore
  • 11 months ago
I have only been here one term. So far, the professors have been friendly but not the most enthusiastic about the courses. They do seem to care about their students success, though. The campus is very small, you will get to know everyone in all your classes.
  • College Senior
  • 6 months ago