Central Christian College of Kansas (founded 1884), an evangelical Christian college embracing the Wesleyan tradition, is affiliated with the Free Methodist Church. While accepting and supporting the doctrines of the Free Methodist Church, Central opens its door and solicits students, regardless of handicap, religious preference, race, color, economic status, or geographic location. It provides a liberal arts undergraduate education at McPherson, Kansas to students of various denominations. The college character and lifestyle are communicated to each prospective student.
Central Christian College of Kansas is located on an attractive campus in a residential area in the south part of McPherson, Kansas. McPherson (located 60 miles north of Wichita and 35 miles south of Salina on I-135) has a population of about 14,000 and is considered a progressive, attractive community. Among the recreational activities available are tennis and racquetball courts, several parks, a YMCA, a large water park, and a tournament-quality golf course. McPherson has many fine businesses in the downtown area, a hospital, clinics, a selection of offices for dental, medical, chiropractic, and optometric care, as well as other services. There are more than 35 churches in the area.
About twenty-three percent of Central’s students are from Kansas, with the remaining seventy-seven from other states, foreign countries, and continents such as, Canada, Japan, Africa, and Mexico. Most students live on campus in student housing. Job service is provided at the college to aid students in finding jobs on and off campus, while attending Central. CCC’s alumni throughout America and the world are viewed with the greatest respect, in terms of productivity, achievement, citizenship, and Christian influence.
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