Centre College

Danville, KY

Centre College

Danville, KY

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$44,300

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
660
25th
560
75th
680
25th
540
75th
34
25th
26
75th
29
25th
25
75th
32
25th
26
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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

female

10

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,559
Declined 604
Total Received 2,163
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Private

1,421

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

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

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,421
Established in 1819
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Presbyterian

Social Networks

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

Centre College
625 West Walnut Street
Danville, KY
40422

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
99%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
99%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
52%
Top 1/4
80%
Top 1/2
97%
Bottom 1/2
3%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
660
25th
560
75th
680
25th
540
75th
34
25th
26
75th
29
25th
25
75th
32
25th
26

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (final 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
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,559
Declined 604
Total Received 2,163

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Record

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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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

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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Financial Aid

98%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$30,717

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $44,300
Room $5,585
Board $5,585
Books & supplies $1,400
Total $56,870
Average Financial Aid - $30,717
Total with Avg. Aid $26,153

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,432,402
State $2,422,527
Institutional $22,984,215
Other external $631,864
Total $27,471,008

Non-need-based

Federal
State $584,471
Institutional $14,077,303
Other external $201,893
Total $14,863,667

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 423-6236
F: 859 238-5373
finaid@centre.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Field hockey yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming and diving yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Men's

ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

dance, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, cheerleading, dance, flag football, Frisbee, racquetball, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Southern Athletic Association

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes
Behavioral Neuroscience. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Chemical Physics. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Computer Science. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Economics, General. yes
Economics, Other. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Environmental Studies. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
German Language and Literature. yes
History, General. yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Music, General. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes
Sociology and Anthropology. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes

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Most Popular Majors

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

Programs Offered

  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,421

total students

61%

in-state

39%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,421
students

Female
52%
737

Male
48%
684

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

100%

1,418
students

Female
52%
734

Male
48%
684

0%

3
students

Female
100%
3

Male
0%
0

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Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American 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

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

12%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: August 1

Winter: December 1

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

45

semester hours

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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

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