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At Central, it's not just about what you know.It's about who you become.
When you graduate from Central, you'll leave with more than just a degree.
You'll Feel at Home
Our small class sizes and residential campus make meeting others easy.
For a Lifetime
Our alumni embody the "Hoo-rah!" spirit long after they venture beyond Central.
Central’s student athletes set the standard and compete in state-of-the-art facilities.
Welcome to Pella, Iowa — home of Central College!
It’s the perfect spot to settle into some serious small-town charm and have the best outdoor adventures at your fingertips — right in the heart of the Midwest.
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