Admission

Visit Campus

We’d love to welcome you to campus! Come for an open house, overnight visit or personalized day soon. Visiting campus is essential to finding out if Central is the right fit for you. We can't wait to see you!

Individual Visit

Central College students

Be as specific as you want. It’s your day to explore, and we’ll help you investigate everything to find out if you belong at Central.

Visit us Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

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Saturday Visit

Visit us on Saturdays by scheduling an individual visit, 8 a.m.-noon on most Saturdays.

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Group Visit

Scholarship Weekends - Jan. 28, Feb. 4, 2017

Be a part of the opportunities a world-class Central education can provide.

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Central Awards - Jan. 28, Feb. 4, 2017

Audition/interview for scholarships at Central College!

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Winter Orientation - Jan. 14, 2017

Where will your Central education take you?

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Winter Open House - Jan. 16, 2017

Connect with professors and current students and learn why Central is the best choice for your next four years!

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Music Major Scholarship Auditions - Feb. 11, 2017

Register for Music Major Scholarships Auditions at Central!

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Admitted Student Overnight Visit (for seniors only!) - April 2-3, 2017

Your perfect fit: Visit to meet other students who share your drive to reach beyond and achieve new heights of success!

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Spring Visit Day (for sophomores and juniors) - April 28, 2017

One Day + One Person = Exceptional Opportunities

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Summer Orientation 2017 - June 14, 15, 16 and July 17, 18

Join us for Summer Orientation!

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Iowa Private College Week - July 31- Aug. 4, 2017

Uncover the possibilities!

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Visit information

If you bring your completed application, we will waive the application fee. While you’re here, don’t forget to pick up your FREE T-shirt and Dutch letter — Pella's famous pastry! As always, call 877-462-3687 with any questions.

 

Common Drive Times Directions To Campus Campus Map Learn more about the Red Rock area

CityMiles to PellaDrive time (hours)
Des Moines
43
1
Omaha
175
2.83
Kansas City
240
4
Minneapolis
283
4.3
Chicago
313
5.25
St. Louis
323
6
Denver
713
10.3
Dallas
740
11

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Traveling from far away?

If you're not from Iowa, we'll help meet your travel expenses to visit Central. Ask about our reimbursement policy when you schedule a visit. Learn more.

 

Paul Wiehe with Central students.