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COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

At this time, Centre is offering weekday visits by appointment for individual families of 8 total guests or less. Our new adapted campus tour experience follows guidance from the CDC, our state government officials, and College administration and provides a safe, enjoyable and responsible way to see Centre in person. We will also continue to offer a variety of ways to visit campus virtually. Learn More

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Value
    grade A
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade C minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

About

625 W Walnut St
Danville, KY 40422
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Southern Athletic Association
From Centre College

Whether it’s meeting a professor for coffee and conversation, studying in China with our nationally acclaimed study abroad program, or interning at a law firm, Centre nurtures transformative relationships and prepares you to be part of the global community.

We offer top academics, nationally acclaimed study abroad options, campus life filled with a variety of social and leadership opportunities, and a nearly 200-year record of achievement.

As one of America’s leading liberal arts colleges, our core is academic excellence. Faculty take a keen interest in the academic and personal growth of their students. Centre professors will support your scholastic and social endeavors, bring you into their research, and take pride in your progress.

Centre has been named a top value among liberal arts colleges, and we are committed to making our education affordable for students from a variety of socio-economic backgrounds.

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Centre College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
January 15
Acceptance Rate
76%
SAT Range
1130-1380
ACT Range
26-32
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Recommended
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$24,226 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$31,099 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
80%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 20 responses
59%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 22 responses
39%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 23 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • All
    0%
  • None
    100%
  • Some
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,410 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1
Undergrads Over 25
0%
Pell Grant
21%
Varsity Athletes
35%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 15 responses
  • Ambitious
    33%
  • Dedicated
    33%
  • Engaged
    20%
  • Greek
    7%
  • Racist
    7%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
99%
Poll
45%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 29 responses
Poll
45%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 31 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 14 responses
  • Do your best. Be your best. No regrets.
    29%
  • Personal education, Extraordinary success
    29%
  • "work hard, play hard"
    29%
  • Intoxicated Environment
    7%
  • Intriguing
    7%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$45,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
84%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
82%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 11 responses

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