Centre College Rankings

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In the World#2873 of 14178
In North America#868 of 2629
In the United States#799 of 2528
In Kentucky#12 of 40
In Danville#1 of 1

Quick Review

Religion
Presbyterian Church (USA)
Acceptance rate
76%
Average SAT
1255
Average ACT
29
Avg. cost to attend
$24,226 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,411
Male:Female Ratio
48:52
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree
Website
centre.edu

Centre College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate76%72%81%
Applicants2,2111,0961,115
Admissions1,690787903
Freshmen enrolled full time355183172

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
74 or 26%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1130
or below

75% of them
had 1380
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Centre College are 1130-1380 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
281 or 79%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 26
or below

75% of them
had 32
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Centre College are 26-32 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White1007 (71%)
Nonresident Alien98 (7%)
Hispanic91 (6%)
Black or African American76 (5%)
Asian63 (4%)
Two or more races52 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown20 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native2 (0.1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$24,226/year
Average aid awarded
$31,099
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$14,953
$30-48K$15,379
$48-75K$16,917
$75-110K$22,219
$110K+$28,482

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district$43,000
Tuition in-state$43,000
Tuition out-of-state$43,000

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,407
Combined charge for room and board$10,740
Room charge$5,370
Meal charge$5,370

Centre College Majors

MajorBachelor's
Economics, Other71
International & Global Studies30
Psychology, General25
Physiological Psychology & Psychobiology21
Sociology and Anthropology21
Political Science and Government, General18
Biology & Biological Sciences, General17
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology17
Mathematics, General16
History, General13
Chemistry, General13
Computer Science11
Physics, General10
Spanish Language and Literature10
English Language and Literature, General8
Environmental Studies7
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General5
Religion & Religious Studies3
Fine & Studio Arts, General3
Art History, Criticism and Conservation3
French Language and Literature2
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General2
Philosophy2
German Language and Literature1
Grand Total329
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate84%83%85%
  • Full-time retention rate - 90%

Publications & Citations

Publications
791
Citations
13,558

Publication count by topic

Biology
146
Psychology
68
Medicine
67
Chemistry
59
Physics
49
Sociology
48
Political science
44
History
43
Economics
42
Computer science
39
Art
27
Mathematics
23
Business
15
Philosophy
15
Geography
14
Environmental science
14
Materials science
12
Engineering
6
Geology
2

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History124073
Economics1665978
Political science1670284
Philosophy176918
Art181814
Business1857776
Physics19261,222
Sociology2129273
Biology22134,404
Psychology22831,499
Geography2649173
Chemistry30591,431
Medicine3321696
Mathematics3630216
Materials science3754270
Environmental science376290
Computer science4062226
Geology41037
Engineering429854

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990342
1991528
1992641
1993547
1994466
1995650
1996560
1997492
1998768
1999880
20001294
200113139
200213125
200311153
20049155
20058211
200616247
200722320
200818419
200933446
201034507
201135642
201228734
201334750
201437835
201543924
201639870
201751854
201829880
2019501009
2020491073

General info

Alternative namesCentre
Centre College of Kentucky
Founded1819
WikipediaCentre College
MottoDoctrina Lux Mentis
Learning is the Light of the Mind
Colorsblack, gold
Academic CalendarFour-One-Four
Total FTE staff444
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address625 W Walnut St
Danville, Kentucky, 40422-1394
United States
City population16,000
Phone8592385200
Fax+1 (859) 238 5373

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