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

Visiting campus is essential to finding out if Central is the right fit for you.

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

Wrestling Visit Day

Central Wrestling: All In, All the Time. Visit and see for yourself!

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Football Visit Days

Close-up: Central’s nationally-recognized football program, complete with a conference showdown. Don’t miss these visit days!

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Best Decision Ever Week!

Choose a day during Central’s visit week for an exciting, personalized experience!

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Women’s Soccer Visit Day

Commitment, dedication, excellence. Don’t miss out on the Women’s Soccer Visit Day!

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Be More Than A Spectator Day

Learn what it means to be a student-athlete at Central.

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Men’s Basketball Visit Day

Get a Central close-up: 2016 NCAA Div. III tournament qualifier, Iowa Conference tournament champions. Be a part of it all!

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Best Decision Ever Week!

Choose a day during Central’s visit week for an exciting, personalized experience!

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Chicago Reception

Your future is full of possibilities, and we want you to explore every single one! Join us Oct. 22.

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Overnight Visit for Seniors

Connections make all the difference. Who will your connections be at Central? Find out!

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Exercise Science Visit Day

Experience Central’s first-rate exercise science and pre-athletic training programs.

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Scholarship Weekends

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

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Central Awards

Audition/interview for scholarships at Central College!

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Discover Central Visit Day

You don’t have to look for opportunities at Central — opportunities will find you.

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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

City Miles to Pella Drive 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.