73%

Acceptance Rate

$28,776

Avg.Financial Aid

001961

FAFSA Code

About Centre College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,434

Website

https://www.centre.edu

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SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Presbyterian Church (USA)

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

A private, Presbyterian Church (USA) university, Centre College is situated in Danville, KY. Centre College occupies a total area of about 152 acres. In 1819, Centre College was founded. Centre College believes in imparting education and contributing to society by focusing on innovation, research, education, and commitment. The motto of the university is Doctrina Lux Mentis (Latin) and its official colors are gold and white. At Centre College, the total enrolment stands at 1,411. The school has an academic staff of 145 who teach various courses to the students. At Centre College, around 100% of the students are 24 and under. Talking about gender distribution at CC, around 52% of the students are females and 48% are males. The college has produced several notable alumni including John Marshall Harlan (Jurist), Pete Burns (Singer-songwriter, Singer), Peter Burns (Software Engineer), and James S. Jackson (Lawyer) in its 201 years of existence. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Further, it boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. A total of 21 programs are currently offered by the varsity to the students. It includes both the residential as well as online programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools). The total endowment of the Centre College is around $329 million (2019).

Location & Contact

Address

625 W Walnut St

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 8592385200
Fax: 8592386226
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Rankings

The rankings provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere, as long as US universities are concerned. Centre College has been ranked at the 209th position among other universities by Forbes. It is to be noted that Forbes decides on the rankings of the college based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

15th Jan

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

73%

SAT Range

1190 - 1420

ACT Range

27 - 32

Application Fee

FALSE$

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Recommended

Accept Common App

Yes

Admission to the university is fairly easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. Centre College has 3 admission thresholds. Along with the admission form, the students have to deposit a non-refundable fee to complete the application process. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 1130-1380, it would improve her chances. The average ACT score at Centre College is 29. However, those getting an ACT score less than 26 might also be offered admission. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 625 W Walnut St, Danville, Kentucky 40422-1394. They can also call them at (859) 238-5200.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$25,051

Average Annual Cost

$41,700

Books And Supplies

$1,500

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$10,480

Budget For Other Expenses

$1,740

Total One Year Cost

$55,420

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to CC are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $55,840. This cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($43,000), books and supplies ($1,400), room and boarding ($10,740), and budget for other expenses ($1,620). If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Bachelor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

11:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

90%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Four-one-four plan

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

56%

Male Professors

44%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Economics

65 Graduates

Research and Experimental Psycholog...

30 Graduates

International/Global Studies

27 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

24 Graduates

Political Science and Government

22 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

21 Graduates

Mathematics

20 Graduates

Psychology, General

20 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

18 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

17 Graduates

Biology, General

17 Graduates

History

17 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

14 Graduates

Sociology and Anthropology

14 Graduates

Computer Science

12 Graduates

Chemistry

10 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

7 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

5 Graduates

Classics and Classical Languages, L...

3 Graduates

Philosophy

3 Graduates

Physics

3 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

1 Graduates

Music

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,434

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

16%

Full-time

100%

Part-time

N/A

Students Gender

Male

49%

US National: 44%

Female

51%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

73% White

1% Unknown

5% Black

6% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

7% Non Resident alien

5% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

39%

Out Of State

56%

In State

5%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$64,053 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 100% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

100%

Undergrads in College Housing

98%

Averege Housing Cost

$5,240/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,240/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,240/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Colonels

School Colors

gold and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Southern Athletic Association

Total Male Athletes

315

Total Female Athletes

195

Intramural Sports

12

Sports Club

3

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Field Hockey

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. At CC, $10,740 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. The students at Centre College have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $5,240 per year. The college considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At CC, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the college are 48% and 52%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$35,100/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$45,500/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$26,959

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$280 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

99%

Average Aid Per Year

$28,776

Students Receiving Federal Grants

19%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,406

Students Receiving State Aid

51%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,438

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

99%

Average Aid Per Year

$25,461

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$37,318

$30K - $48K

$36,335

$48K - $75K

$34,672

$75K - $110K

$30,176

> $110K

$24,746

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$25,619,221

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$14,259,481

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at CC to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. The average federal grant that comes from the college is around $5,488, whereas the financial aid is $27,585. The college provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $4,228 and institutional aid worth $27,585. The total need-based scholarships/grants offered at CC based on students' financial needs add up to $25,619,221 per year. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants in a year come to around $14,259,481.

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