Admissions Information

The application fee is $25 for applying undergraduate school at Central College. The next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$25
Online Application
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2022-23, the acceptance rate is 78.98% and the yield is 21.98%. 1,018 men and 952 women applied to Central and 804 men and 762 women students were accepted.
Among them, 193 men and 160 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2022). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
Acceptance Rate 78.98%78.98%80.04%
Yield 21.98%24.00%21.00%
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 24, 2023)

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2022-2023, 34 students (10% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 220 students (63%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees.
For score submitters, the median SAT score is 1,100. The SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 608 and the 25th percentile is 520. The SAT Math score is 610 (75th) and 520 (25th). The median ACT composite score is 22 with 75th percentile score of 26 and 25th percentile score of 19 .
25th Percentile50th Percentile (Median)75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing520540608
SAT Math520560610
ACT Composite192226
ACT Math182225
ACT English172125
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 24, 2023)
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Central College are low when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,279, ACT: 28 - private (not-for-profit) Baccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA and High School Record (or Transcript) to its applicants.
The SAT and ACT test score is not reqired, but considered in admission process at Central. The english proficiency test is reqired .
The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply Central College.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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Central Admission Requirements
SAT / ACTConsidered but not Required
Other Test (Wonderlic,WISC-III,etc)Neither required nor recommended
English Proficiency TestRequired
High School GPARequired
High School RankConsidered but not Required
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramConsidered but not Required
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Work experienceNeither required nor recommended
Personal statement or essayConsidered but not Required
Legacy statusConsidered but not Required

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