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Central Penn College

Summerdale, PA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate79%
Acceptance Rate79%

Central Penn College Academics

Central Penn College requires a minimum of 125 credits to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

There is no accelarated degree program at Central Penn College, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Central Penn College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP creditbut not IB credits. Additionally, Central Penn College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 34% of students who start college at Central Penn College finish the requirements for graduation within six years.

Central Penn College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No
Accelerated Degree Program X
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted X
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Central Penn College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Are Required At Central Penn College?

Central Penn College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement

Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for Central Penn College.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math true
Science true
Computer Yes

Reminder: Check with Central Penn College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Central Penn College

When choosing a major, Central Penn College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Central Penn College.

Student Designed Majors

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.

Senior Projects

Central Penn College does not require students to complete a senior project.

Double Majoring at Central Penn College

Central Penn College does not offer double majors. Students must choose one area of study to focus on.

Frequently Asked Questions About Central Penn College

Does Central Penn College Offer Learning Disability Services?

✅ Central Penn College does offer services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does Central Penn College Have An Online Program?

✅ Central Penn College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Central Penn College Offer AP Credit?

✅ Central Penn College offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Central Penn College Have An Honors Program?

✅ Central Penn College offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.

Does Central Penn College Require Internships?

❌ Central Penn College studets are not required to complete an internship.

Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.

Additional Information About Central Penn College

Central Penn College Library

The main library on campus is the Charles T Jones Leadership Library and there is one other library on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Central Penn College

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

Central Penn College does not have any dual degree programs available for students.


Does Central Penn College have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Central Penn College does not have any ROTC programs.

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