Central Penn College - Why Central Penn?

Central Penn College


Why Should You Choose Central Penn?

You are career focused.
We offer personal attention, community partnerships and hands-on learning.  Our experienced faculty members work in the fields they teach, so they can impart current knowledge that students can immediately use in their careers.

You are success driven.
At Central Penn, your success is our mission and our numbers prove it. Based on our most recent One-Year Graduate Survey, 84.7% of Central Penn graduates were employed in their chosen field or continuing their education within one year of graduation. 

You are concerned about college costs.
We can help. At Central Penn, financial aid is available to those who qualify, including grants, scholarships, loans, and work-study programs. Our financial planning coordinators will guide you every step of the way. 

You are goal oriented.
We offer associate, bachelor's and master's degree programs that can put you on the fast track to career success in a wide variety of fields. With classes held year round, you can finish your degree in just three years, plus an internship.

You want to be part of a community.
Central Penn has more than 1,400 diverse students, unique apartment living arrangements instead of dorms, and a true spirit of community. So you will make friends for a lifetime, gain social skills for the real-world career of your choice, and enjoy a quality of life on campus unlike any other. 85% of Central Penn College's faculty and staff donate a portion of their pay to student scholarships.

Mission Statement
Central Penn College opens opportunities to students from a variety of academic backgrounds by providing the education needed for employment and advancement in their fields.

Central Penn College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 (Ph: 267-284-5000). The Middle States Commission (www.MSCHE.org) on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. 

Approved by: the Secretary of Education and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to award the Master’s of Professional Studies degree, the Bachelor's of Science degree, the Associate’s in Science degree, and the Associate in Applied Science degree.

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Central Penn empowers you

From the first time you talk to us, to the day you graduate and beyond, we provide you with the tools you need to excel in your chosen field.

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