Central College
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Pella, Iowa 50219

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Welcome the Robots

Welcome the Robots

Central hosts robotics competition to promote computer science and STEM fields.

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Central to your world

Brandyn Woodard

Central: It's what you do, who you meet and who you are on campus. The college nurtures relationships and inspires activity.

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Meet Jordan

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Favorite professor: Russ Benedict because he is a very friendly person, passionate about what he does and makes class fun.

Why I love my major: It allows you to go outside to learn. My favorite classes are the ones where we go to Lake Red Rock or the field station.

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Central is Personal

A transformative education that values people and their possibilities.

Academic Programs

73 academic programs to choose from

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Activities

More than 100 opportunities to get involved on campus

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Investment

More than 99 percent of Central students receive financial aid

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Careers

93 percent are employed, enrolled in graduate school or doing sustained service within a year
of graduation

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Integrated Learning

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Central's first-in-the-nation program is a fusion of campus life and academics. It pairs the classroom with the residence halls, the athletics fields, the laboratories, the stage and student clubs.

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Featured Programs

Health Sciences

11 pre-professional programs in health with shadowing opportunities at Pella Regional Health Center and Broadlawns Medical Center in Des Moines.

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Internships

Three-quarters of Central students complete at least one internship, gaining real-world experience in Iowa, Chicago, Washington, D.C. and around the globe.

Internships

Meet the Faculty

Viktor Martisovits

Viktor Martisovits

Title: Associate professor of physics
 
Specialty: Condensed matter physics and superconductivity
 
Fun fact: He was born in the former Czechoslovakia, now Slovakia
 
His mission: To show that science, especially physics, is for everyone
 
You can find him: Helping students build simple rollercoasters in the Vermeer Science Center

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Tradition is Central

Founded in 1853 in the heart of Iowa, Central has always been a college with a host of academic and personal possibilities.

Our History

President Mark Putnam

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