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Tuition & Fees

$41,700

$41,700

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
20%
600-699
54%
500-599
25%
400-499
1%
700-800
36%
600-699
31%
500-599
33%
700-800
12%
600-699
39%
500-599
40%
400-499
8%
300-399
1%
30-36
58%
24-29
31%
18-23
11%
30-36
30%
24-29
56%
18-23
13%
12-17
1%
30-36
45%
24-29
47%
18-23
8%
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undergraduateRatios

49%

51%

male

female

1
10

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,873
Declined + 581
Total Received 2,454
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Private (nonprofit)

1,450

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 College, 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 1,450
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: 16,802), 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
625 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 36% of male students
 
5 sororities 40% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
64%
Top 1/4
86%
Top 1/2
99%
Bottom 1/2
1%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
20%
600-699
54%
500-599
25%
400-499
1%
700-800
36%
600-699
31%
500-599
33%
700-800
12%
600-699
39%
500-599
40%
400-499
8%
300-399
1%
30-36
58%
24-29
31%
18-23
11%
30-36
30%
24-29
56%
18-23
13%
12-17
1%
30-36
45%
24-29
47%
18-23
8%

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

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,873
Declined + 581
Total Received 2,454

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
admission@centre.edu

Cost

Tuition $41,700
Room $5,240
Board $5,240
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $53,680
Average Financial Aid - $33,516
Total with Avg. Aid $20,164

Financial Aid

86%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$33,516

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,349,670
State $2,327,146
Institutional $21,395,362
Other external $547,043
Total $25,619,221

Non-need-based

Federal
State $574,307
Institutional $11,643,627
Other external $403,312
Total $12,621,246

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
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%

1,450
students

Female
51%
741

Male
49%
709

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

99%

1,449
students

Female
52%
741

Male
48%
708

undergraduatePart-time

1%

1
students

Female
0%
0

Male
100%
1

Student Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
73%
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

44%

Transfer applicants accepted

35%

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
Germany
India
Japan
Myanmar
Vietnam
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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