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About Central Christian College

With its origins dating back to 1884, Central Christian College of Kansas is known as the oldest junior college in the state. The school received accreditation to begin awarding bachelor's degrees in 1991, and in 1999 took on its current name as a baccalaureate institution. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and received recognition from the state's Department of Education to offer elementary and secondary education programs in 2009.

Future professionals such as accountants, business managers, teachers, law enforcement officers, counselors, and ministers could take the first step toward their career goals by entering a relevant two- or four-year degree program. Some programs are designed to meet the pre-professional requirements for those who wish to become chiropractors, veterinarians, lawyers, or doctors. In addition to business, fine arts, and education, a popular program is the exercise science program resulting in a Bachelor of Sport Science. Eight programs are offered online, including six bachelor's and two associate's degree programs in such areas as psychology, criminal justice, healthcare administration, and business administration.

Central Christian College of Kansas has been named among the top 80 in regional Midwest Colleges by U.S. News and World Report in 2019 and among the top 50 best value colleges by Great Value Colleges in 2017. With its location in McPherson, KS, Central Christian College offers its students a small town setting and provides them the opportunity to pursue an education aimed at developing them into well-rounded individuals.

'My experience at CCC has been nothing short of life-changing... I feel like I was sufficiently challenged spiritually and educationally.'

- 2018 Central Christian Graduate

'Central has had a great impact on my life. It's taught me about myself and has shown me what I am capable of. I love how personable the professors and staff are. They have encouraged me throughout my time here and helped me to be successful.'

- 2018 Central Christian Graduate

Admission Requirements:

  • Undergraduate applicants must be a high school graduate or have completed GED and completed some college
  • Master's degree applicants must have a bachelor's or higher.

Why Central Christian College?


Day, evening, and online classes allow students to maintain flexible study schedules and still meet all other personal and professional obligations.

Support for Academic Success

The availability of peer tutoring and Study Cluster groups help students become more successful and realize their full learning potential.

Career Services

Resume development, networking, interviewing preparation, internship assistance, and career counseling are just some of the services offered by the career planning services at the college's Student Success Center.

Financial Assistance

From federal and private loans to academic and athletic scholarships, students are given a wide range of financial aid options to help them pay for their education.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

Applicants to Central Christian College of Kansas programs must have a high school diploma and provide final high school transcripts.

Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates

Since every student is different, there isn't a "one size fits all" for school information. Start dates and tuition often vary between selected programs, and financial aid opportunities are unique to each student's circumstances. to get the most up-to-date and accurate information based on your selected program and circumstances.

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  • Associate of Arts
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  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • AA in Criminal Justice
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  • BS in Health and Human Services
  • BS in Healthcare Administration
  • BS in Psychology