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Centralia College Data & Information Overview

30 awards Ranking Badges
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How Well Is Centralia College Ranked?

Health & Medical Administrative Services Highest Ranked Major

2023 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Centralia College was awarded 30 badges in the 2023 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is health and medical administrative services.

Overall Quality

Centralia College was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Centralia College?

Open Admissions Policy

Acceptance Rate

Returning adults and other non-traditional students may appreciate the fact that Centralia College has an open admissions policy. This means that you'll only have to submit basic materials, which may include proof that you completed high school or an equivalent program.

Learn more about Centralia College admissions.

Centralia College Faculty

14 to 1 Student to Faculty
100% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Centralia College, this ratio is 14 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Centralia College is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  100 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Centralia College

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Centralia College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,450 Full-Time Undergraduates
24.1% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
59.6% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,314 undergraduates at Centralia College with 1,450 being full-time and 864 being part-time.

How Much Does Centralia College Cost?

$5,949 Net Price
1% Take Out Loans
$24,012 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of Centralia College is $5,949. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Centralia College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Centralia College, approximately 1% of students took out student loans averaging $6,003 a year. That adds up to $24,012 over four years for those students.

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How Much Money Do Centralia College Graduates Make?

$33,063 Avg Salary of Grads
High Earnings Boost
Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Centralia College make around $33,063 per year during the early years of their employment. Unfortunately, this is 22% less that the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at Centralia College make the most money.

Location of Centralia College

Washington State
1,450 Full-Time Undergraduates
Town Campus Setting
Located in Centralia, Washington, Centralia College is a public institution. The surrounding location of Centralia is ideal for students who enjoy the charms of a college town.

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Contact details for Centralia College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 600 Centralia College Blvd., Centralia, WA 98531-4099
Phone: 360-736-9391

Centralia College Majors

25 Majors With Completions
518 Undergraduate Degrees
Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 47 $37,070
Teacher Education Grade Specific 22 NA
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 6 NA
Computer Information Systems 5 NA
Mental & Social Health Services 5 NA
General Biology 0 NA
Marketing 0 NA
Computer Programming 0 NA
Information Technology 0 NA
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Centralia College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Centralia College

66% Take At Least One Class Online
32% Take All Classes Online

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2019-2020, 1,524 students took at least one online class at Centralia College. This is an increase from the 857 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 1,524 737
2018-2019 857 364
2017-2018 865 338
2016-2017 906 356
2015-2016 915 318

Learn more about online learning at Centralia College.

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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