Central Penn College's Mission

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.

2+3 Law Degree

Earn your law degree in 5 years!
A new, innovative “2+3” agreement between Central Penn College and Widener University Commonwealth Law School will enable full-time students to earn a bachelor’s degree and a law degree in just five years.


SAVE UP TO $4356

You spoke. We listened.
Central Penn will be offering incoming students free housing for one academic year.


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.


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.


Central Penn Graduates landing jobs in their fields at a high rate

A new survey finds that 90.6% of recent Central Penn College graduates are employed in their chosen field or continuing their education within one year of graduation. Overall, 98.3% of graduates were employed in some capacity or continuing their education.

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!

Get to know our community

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.

Get to know our instructors

Joseph Oberto, MSIS

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.

Admissions Team

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!

Ready to begin your story?

A few minutes can start a lifetime of success! Fill out our free online application now.

Central Penn College Response to Coronavirus:
Central Penn College is monitoring the latest information on the coronavirus. Please view our informational page to see updates.
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