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.-5p.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

Honors Reception - Jan. 29, Feb. 5, Feb. 12 and Feb. 19, 2016

President Mark Putnam requests your presence at academic scholarship events at Central College.

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Central Awards - Jan. 30, Feb. 6, and Feb. 13, 2016

Audition/interview for scholarships at Central!

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Central College Scholar Day - Feb. 6, Feb. 20, 2016

Participate in Scholar Days for the opportunity to earn scholarships!

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Music Major Scholarship Auditions - Feb. 20, 2016

Register for Music Major Scholarships Auditions at Central!

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Admitted Student Open House for seniors - April 3-4, 2016

Stay overnight! Learn about Central: prestigious internships, career opportunities and experiences that kick-start your future.

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Spring Visit Day (for sophomores and juniors) - April 15, 2016

Now is the time to begin planning for your future. Check out Central!

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Summer Registration and Orientation - June 15, 16, 17 and July 18, 19, 2016

Join us for Summer Orientation!

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Iowa Private College Week - Aug. 1-5, 2016

Begin your college journey with a visit to Central College during Iowa Private College Week 2015!

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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.