Centre College

Danville, KY

Centre College

Danville, KY

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$43,000

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
10%
600-699
45%
500-599
37%
400-499
5%
700-800
32%
600-699
33%
500-599
27%
400-499
6%
30-36
48%
24-29
42%
18-23
9%
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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

female

10

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,690
Declined 522
Total Received 2,212
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Private

1,411

undergraduate students

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School Facts

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

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,411
Established in 1819
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)

152-acre campus in Danville (population: 16,735), 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).

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Blue Grass

Centre College
625 West Walnut Street
Danville, KY
40422

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
99%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government Association
  • Centre Action Reaches Everyone
  • Student Activities Council
  • Christian fellowship group
  • Diversity Student Union

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Spring Carnival
  • Family Weekend
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
52%
Top 1/4
80%
Top 1/2
97%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
10%
600-699
45%
500-599
37%
400-499
5%
700-800
32%
600-699
33%
500-599
27%
400-499
6%
30-36
48%
24-29
42%
18-23
9%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application deadline January 15
Has early decision program yes
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.62

Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,690
Declined 522
Total Received 2,212

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Important

application essay
class rank
recommendation(s)
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

level of applicant's interest
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,488

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $43,000
Room & board $10,740
Books & supplies $1,400
Other fees $1,070
Total $56,210
Average Financial Aid - $5,488
Total with Avg. Aid $50,722
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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

dance, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemical Physics
Chemistry, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Computer Science
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Economics, Other
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Studies
Fine/Studio Arts, General
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
History, General
International/Global Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Mathematics, General
Music, General
Philosophy
Physics, General
Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Sociology and Anthropology
Spanish Language and Literature
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Study abroad
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

1,411

total students

57%

in-state

43%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,411
students

Female
52%
732

Male
48%
679

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

1,410
students

Female
52%
731

Male
48%
679

1%

1
students

Female
100%
1

Male
0%
0

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 90%
Student 4 year graduation rate 82%
Student 5 year graduation rate 2%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
71%
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

Not Reported

Transfer students enrolled

-

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Very difficult

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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
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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
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