Central College
812 University
Pella, Iowa 50219

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Keep Your Eyes Open

Keep Your Eyes Open

Job-seeking Central students find opportunities everywhere. These three '14 grads turned possibilities in Wisconsin, Honduras and Thailand into job offers.

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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 Aaron

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From: Mesa, Arizona
High School: Red Mountain
Academic Interests: Physics and Math
Extra-curricular interests: Football

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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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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

Eric Jones

Eric Jones

Title: Class dean and director of academic resources

Expertise: “The Simpsons” episodes

Responsibilities: Connecting students to campus resources and advising them on major decisions

You can find him: Meeting with members of the class of 2016 in Maytag Student 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.

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President Mark Putnam

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