Central Penn College is on a 35-acre campus in the small town setting of Summerdale, Pennsylvania, not far from Harrisburg.
Central Penn College has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.
Interested in Greek life? Central Penn College does not have fraternities or sororities.
Central Penn College has the PTA Club. In fact, more students participate in the 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 traditions are Fall Harvest and Homecoming Weekend and Festival of Nations.
This table offers information on housing at Central Penn College.
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Priortiy given to freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||23%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||400|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||279|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––|
Central Penn College offers on-campus 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 2022, 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 941 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 279 students chose to live on-campus. 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.
At Central Penn College there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Central Penn College:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||√||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
|Soccer||√||√||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
|Cross Country Running||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
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. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Central Penn College, take Interstate 81 to Summerdale, PA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Harrisburg International airport.
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