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Centre College

Danville, KY 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate76%
Acceptance Rate76%

About Centre

Centre College Overview

Centre College is a private, religious school in a small town setting in Danville, KY. Centre was founded in 1819 and presently has around 1,411 students per year year, including 1,411 undergraduate students. Centre offers on-campus housing for students. The majority of students live on campus, and first year-students are required to live in campus housing.

📆 Mark your calendar! The deadline to apply regular decision to Centre for Fall 2023 is January 15. Regular decision applicants for Fall 2023 should find out if they have been admitted by March 31.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Centre!

Interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Centre's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Centre students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Interested in Greek life? Centre has both fraternities and sororities.

Planning to play sports? Centre has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Centre on the Student Life page.

2022 Centre Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar 4-1-4 (2 long terms separated by a month-long mini-term)
Overall Acceptance Rate 76%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 88%
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 3.6
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 26%
Tuition $46,000
Percent of Need Met 89%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $43,274

Is Centre a Good School?


The definition of a "good school" varies. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a closer look at these factors to get a better look at what Centre offers and if the college might be a good choice for you.

Centre Acceptance Rate 2022

It is very difficult to get into Centre. Centre admitted 76% of all applicants in 2021. Last year, 2,212 students applied to Centre and 1,690 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Centre

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It is a way to measure how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Approximately 90% of students who start at Centre return the next year. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for Centre Grads

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Centre by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads. 97% of graduates from Centre recieve at least one full-time job offer within six months of graduating.

Check with Centre directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Centre College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

As of 2021, the total market value of Centre College's endowment was $269.4 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. The school spends $14,216 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Centre

Tuition is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Centre meets 89% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $43,274 a year.

Students in the class of 2022 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $23,306 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Centre.

Based on this information, how does Centre sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Centre a good school for you?

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Where is Centre?

Centre is located in the small town setting of Danville, KY.

If you are interested in seeing Centre for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. 27 to Danville, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Blue Grass.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Centre and Danville are like without leaving home.

Considering Going to School in KY?

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College Info

600 West Walnut Street Danville, KY 40422-1394

Campus Setting: Small Town

Centre Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jan 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Centre is Jan 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Centre is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Centre ACT Scores

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ACT Range

26 - 32

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

32 and Above

Good

26 to 32

Avg

26 and Less

Low

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Centre SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

1150 - 1380

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Math SAT Range

560 - 730

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Reading SAT Range

570 - 650

Centre Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$56,870

In State

$56,870

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$44,300
$44,300
Fees
Unknown
Unknown
Housing
$11,170
$11,170
Books
$1,400
$1,400

Student Life

Wondering what life at Centre is like? There are approximately 1,411 students enrolled at Centre. 100% percent of students attend school full-time, 57% percent are from KY and 43% percent of students are from other states.

100%

Full Time

Unknown

Part Time

57%

In State

43%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,411

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

76%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$44,300

Out-of-State

$44,300

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Jan 15
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