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Tuition & Fees

$39,300

$39,300

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
16%
600-699
31%
500-599
42%
400-499
11%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
32%
600-699
37%
500-599
27%
400-499
4%
300-399
0
200-299
0
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
40%
24-29
52%
18-23
8%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

50%

50%

male

female

1
10

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,933
Declined + 783
Total Received 2,716
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Private (nonprofit)

1,367

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Economics/financial Economics
  2. History
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 1109
ACT 1506

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School Facts

Centre, founded in 1819, is a private, liberal arts college. Its 152-acre campus is located in Danville, 35 miles from Lexington, Kentucky.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,367
Established in 1819
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Presbyterian
Accredited by •  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Danville, KY

152-acre campus in Danville (population: 16,411), 35 miles from Lexington and 70 miles from Louisville; branch campuses abroad in London, England; Strasbourg, France; Japan; and Merida, Mexico. Air serves Lexington and Louisville; bus serves Lexington; train serves Louisville and Cincinnati (120 miles).

Centre College
600 West Walnut Street
Danville, KY 40422

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
98%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
99%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
6 fraternities 40% of male students
 
4 sororities 41% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
54%
Top 1/4
84%
Top 1/2
97%
Bottom 1/2
3%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
16%
600-699
31%
500-599
42%
400-499
11%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
32%
600-699
37%
500-599
27%
400-499
4%
300-399
0
200-299
0
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
40%
24-29
52%
18-23
8%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 15
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 15
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,933
Declined + 783
Total Received 2,716

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Class rank
Essay
Recommendations
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Bob Nesmith
Dean of Admission and Financial Aid
P: 800 423-6236
F: 859 238-5373
admissions@centre.edu

Cost

Tuition $39,300
Room $4,975
Board $4,975
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $50,750
Average Financial Aid - $30,006
Total with Avg. Aid $20,744

Financial Aid

84%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$30,006

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $980,275
State $2,132,731
Institutional $16,705,374
Other external $531,859
Total $20,350,239

Non-need-based

Federal $34,900
State $554,191
Institutional $10,022,390
Other external $200,212
Total $10,811,693

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
diving
field hockey
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track (indoor)
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Southern Athletic Association (Division III)
Mascot
Colonels
School colors
gold and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Anthropology/Sociology
Art History
Behavioral Neuroscience
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Biology
Chemical Physics
Chemistry
Classics
Computer Science
Dramatic Arts
Economics
Economics/Financial Economics
English
Environmental Studies
French
German
History
International Studies
Liberal/General Studies
Mathematics
Music
Philosophy
Physics
Politics
Psychology
Religion
Spanish
Studio Art
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Undergraduate

100%

1,367
students

Female
50%
681

Male
50%
686

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

99%

1,362
students

Female
50%
679

Male
50%
683

undergraduatePart-time

1%

5
students

Female
40%
2

Male
60%
3

Student Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
77%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

38%

Transfer applicants accepted

28%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Winter: December 1

Spring: December 1

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

45

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 11
Countries most often represented China
India
Japan
Spain
Vietnam
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Sarah Miller
Associate Director of Admission
859 238-5379
sarah.miller@centre.edu

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