Central’s size and individual attention makes learning challenging and prepares students for life after college.
Central looks for students who:
- Will have graduated from an accredited high school or equivalent by the time of their enrollment in Central College.
- Rank in the upper half of their high school graduating class.
- Have ACT or SAT-I scores high enough to predict probable success at Central.
Recommended High School Coursework
- English: four years, including literature
- Math: two or more years, including algebra, advanced algebra and geometry
- Social Studies: three or more years, including American and European history
- Sciences: two or more years of lab science
- Foreign Languages: two or more years
Central College is committed to being an inclusive community whose members act with consideration for the physical, intellectual, and spiritual well-being of all persons. All members of the college community are responsible for creating an atmosphere that fosters openness, mutual respect, and diversity. (Board of Trustees, 4/26/03). The above nondiscrimination policy includes, but is not limited to, persons of every ethnicity, race, national origin, ancestry, color, socio-economic class, creed, religion, philosophical belief, marital status, disability, physical appearance, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender expression and identity, and organizational affiliation. Read our welcome statement.