Students can apply for a scholarship that covers up to two years or eight consecutive terms of on-campus room costs.
Central Penn's mission is to open opportunities for students from a variety of academic backgrounds by providing the education needed for employment and advancement in their fields.
Earn your degree at Central Penn College’s convenient Lancaster Center. We’re located just minutes from downtown Lancaster and offer classes in a blended format that’s perfect for students with busy schedules!
New Optometric Technician Certificate Program First in Capital Region
Central Penn College is launching a new Optometric Technician Certificate (Op Tech) program, only the third such program in Pennsylvania and the first for the capital region.FULL STORY
New Medical Assisting Diploma Program Available in Lancaster
To meet the growing demand for healthcare workers in southcentral Pennsylvania, Central Penn College will launch a new, 12-month Medical Assisting Diploma program in Lancaster.FULL STORY
Central Penn College voted #1 for Online & Career Education
Central Penn College was voted #1 by the readers of the Central Penn Business Journal in two categories: Online Education and Career / Trade School.FULL STORY
Our student-first approach has helped 90.6% of Central Penn graduates find a job in their chosen field or continue their education within one year of graduation based on our most recent One-Year Graduate Survey.
A small campus with a big sense of community
Central Penn College feels like home. That’s what our students say. Our welcoming environment makes it easy to join clubs, get involved, make friends and have fun. Experience the Central Penn difference!
Every instructor has their own success story to share
Our faculty understand your challenges. Many of them have worked in their chosen industry. Some still do. And they bring that specialized, real-world knowledge into the classroom. You’ll get the full benefit of their knowledge, enthusiasm and support as you pursue your own career-focused, educational journey.
Experience college your way
Day. Evening. In-person. Online. Hybrid. Busy lives require options. We understand that at Central Penn College. That’s why we offer classes in a variety of convenient formats. Chart your course, follow your path!
Financial aid to fund your future
Finanical aid and scholarship opportunities are available to more students than you might think. Let us help you make it work.
We are so invested in our students’ success that 85% of Central Penn staff donate a portion of their pay to student scholarships. We believe in your story so much we are willing to help fund it!
Financial Aid Team
We can help make the numbers work
It’s about getting the best value for your educational dollar. Central Penn’s financial aid team will make sure you’re aware of all the options—grants, scholarships, work-study, loans––so you can choose the best methods to fund your education.
We’re with you every step of the way
Answering your questions. Tracking down transcripts. Coordinating student housing. Those are just some of the things we do––right from the get-go––to make your Central Penn experience positive and successful!