Central Academy and College
Central College of the Free Methodist Church
|Motto||Christ-Centered Education for Character|
|Accreditation||Higher Learning Commission|
|Free Methodist Church|
|Chief academic officer||Jacob Kaufman|
|Colors||Blue & gold|
|NAIA, NCCAA – SAC|
Central Christian College of Kansas is a private evangelical Christian college in McPherson, Kansas, United States. Central Christian is affiliated with the Free Methodist Church.
The Central Christian athletic teams are called the Tigers. The college is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), primarily competing in the Sooner Athletic Conference (SAC) since the 2017–18 academic year. They are also a member of the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA), primarily competing as an independent in the Central Region of the Division I level. The Tigers previously competed in the defunct Midlands Collegiate Athletic Conference (MCAC) from 2002–03 to 2014–15 (when the conference dissolved); as well as an NAIA Independent within the Association of Independent Institutions (AII) from 2015–16 to 2016–17.
Central Christian competes in 16 intercollegiate varsity sports: Men's sports include baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, volleyball and wrestling; while women's sports include basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, volleyball and wrestling; and co-ed sports include cheerleading and eSports.