Centre College is a private, religous school located in the small town setting of Danville, KY
Founded in 1819, Centre currently enrolls around 1,411 students a year, including 1,411 undergrads. The institution runs on a 4-1-4 (2 long terms separated by a month-long mini-term) academic calendar.
As of 2021, the total market value of the school endowment was $269,404,476. The school spends $14,216 for each full-time student enrolled.
Acceptance rate: 76%
Average GPA: 3.62
Early Decision or Early Action: Yes/Yes
2022 Regular Decision Deadline: January 15
2022 Regular Decision Notification Date: March 31
It is very difficult to get into Centre College. Centre accepts around 76 percent of applicants each year.
Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.62 on a 4.0 scale.
In 2021, 115 applicants were waitlisted and 17 students were ultimating offered a spot off the waitlist.
The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.
Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.
Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Within six months of graduating, 97 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.
The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2021 was around $24,921 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.
Based on this information, how does Centre sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for another! So the real question to ask yourself: is Centre a good school for YOU?
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All applicants will receive an admissions decision by March 31.
Read on to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics and majors and more. You can also see what others are saying about Centre in the College Confidential forums and get personalized recommendations for more schools that might be a good fit for you.
First-Year Applications are Due
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
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Centre is 29. Students with an ACT score of 32 and above have a good chance of getting into Centre. Students with an ACT score that falls between 26 and 32 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 26 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1380 and Above
1150 to 1380
1150 and Less
The median SAT score for Centre students is 1265. Applicants with SAT scores of 1380 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Centre, while applicants with SAT scores between 1150 to 1380 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1150 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Centre.
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.
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