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Central Penn College Student Life

Central Penn College is on a 35-acre campus in a small town setting in Summerdale, Pennsylvania, not far from Harrisburg. There are many activities and organizations for Central Penn College students to participate in – theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.

Central Penn College does not have fraternities or sororities.

Central Penn College has a thriving PTA Club. In fact, more students participate in PTA Club than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Central Penn College include Student Government Association, Central Penn Players, Student Ambassadors and Colleges Against Cancer.

Central Penn College students' favorite campus events are Fall Harvest and Homecoming Weekend, Festival of Nations.

Central Penn College Housing

Central Penn College offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus First year students are given priority for on-campus housing.

Most Central Penn College students live off campus. In 2021, 23% of undergrads at Central Penn College lived in some kind of on-campus housing There are 400 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,196 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 279 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 40% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Central Penn College offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Is Central Penn College Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Central Penn College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Central Penn College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

Central Penn College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Plan a Visit to Central Penn College

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Central Penn College, take Interstate 81 to Summerdale, PA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Harrisburg International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Pennsylvania you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Central Penn College's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Central Penn College Students

58%

Women

42%

Men

26%

Full Time

74%

Part Time

95%

In State

5%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

61%

21%

4%

3%

3%

3%

3%

1%

0.33%

Undergraduate Students

1,196

Graduate Students

28

Non-Resident / International Students

8

Central Penn College Campus Services

Student Services
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Counseling
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,224

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

79%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$18,714

Out-of-State

$18,714

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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