Centre College

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Located in Danville, Kentucky, Centre College provides its students with a comprehensive, yet affordable, liberal arts educaiton. The college offers bachelor’s degree programs in variety of subjects, including, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Financial Economics, Creative Writing, International Studies, Sociology, Education, Information Sciences, Education and Anthropology, to name a few.

If you’re looking to go to graduate school, Centre College offers some top notch pre-professional programs in fields such as Pre-Law, Pre-Veterinary, Pre-Optometry, and Pre-dentistry. Even if you plan on pursuing a different graduate field of study than those we’ve just listed, Centre College offers an excellence undergraduate program that will serve a stepping stone into just about any good graduate program. And if you’re not quite sure what you want to do yet, don’t worry. Centre College allows students to declare a double major or provides them the flexibility to create a self-design major tailored to meet their interests.

Other benefits of attending Centre College include:

  • Never ending campus activities and a fun college life
  • Recreational sports, athletics and student teams
  • Student financial aid programs
  • No student admissions application fee
  • Reknown performing arts center
  • Low student-to-faculty ration (more 1 on 1 time with professors)
  • Free wireless internet on campus
  • Equestrian resources for those who enjoy horses
  • Excellent career and job placement services

If you’re first priority is getting a good college education, but you still want enjoy life and have fun, then you may want to take a look at Centre College.

General Information

Admission Office

600 West Walnut Street

Danville, KY 40422-1394

(859) 238-5350

(800) 423-6236

Fax: (859) 238-5373



Contact: Bob Nesmith

Director of Admission
Main Address

600 West Walnut Street

Danville, KY 40422-1394

(859) 238-5200

www.centre.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 1,197

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 336

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,193

Setting

Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Annual Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $28,000 $29,600 $31,200 $32,600 +4.49%
Books and Supplies $1,000 $1,100 $1,200 $1,250 +4.17%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $7,000 $7,400 $7,800 $8,150 +4.49%
Other $1,000 $1,100 $1,200 $1,200 0.00%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $5,500 $6,300 $6,600 $6,800 +3.03%
Other $600 $1,100 $1,100 $1,100 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $37,000 $39,200 $41,400 $43,200 +4.35%
In-state Off Campus $35,100 $38,100 $40,100 $41,750 +4.11%
In-state with Family $29,000 $30,700 $32,400 $33,850 +4.48%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 326 97%
Grant or scholarship aid 325 97% $5,845,613 $17,987
• Federal grants 55 16% $350,499 $6,373
• Pell grants 46 14% $159,349 $3,464
• Other federal grants 52 15% $191,150 $3,676
State/local government grant or scholarships 199 59% $742,773 $3,733
Institutional grants or scholarships 317 94% $4,752,341 $14,992
Student loan aid 152 45% $828,767 $5,452
• Federal student loans 145 43% $682,993 $4,710
• Other student loans 19 6% $145,774 $7,672

All Degrees and Programs

BA/BS MA/MS PhD AA/AS CERT
Total of All Education Programs 339
Biology and Biomedical Sciences 31
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 6
Biology and Biological Sciences, General 25
Computing and Information Sciences 4
Computer Science 4
Education 5
Elementary Education and Teaching 5
English Language, Composition and Literature/letters 24
English Language and Literature 24
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 48
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
French Language and Literature 5
German Language and Literature 1
Spanish Language and Literature 41
History 43
History 43
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 4
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other 4
Mathematics and Statistics 20
Mathematics 20
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies 9
International/global Studies 9
Physical Sciences 14
Chemical Physics
Chemistry 12
Physics 2
Psychology 31
Physiological Psychology/psychobiology 16
Psychology 15
Social Sciences 82
Economics 17
Economics, Other 24
Political Science and Government 20
Sociology and Anthropology 21
Visual and Performing Arts 24
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 4
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts 5
Fine/studio Arts 7
Music 8
Above data represents first majors only.
(-) Indicates that a program is not offered at this level.

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $40

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 71%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 91%

Admissions Considerations
Secondary school GPA: Recommended
Secondary school rank: Recommended
Secondary school record: Required
College-preparatory program: Required
Recommendations: Required
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT): Required
TOEFL: Required

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2011
Number of Applicants: 2,414
Percent Admitted: 71%
Percented Admitted Who Enrolled: 22%

Test Scores: Fall 2011

SAT Critical Reading

  • 560 (25th Percentile)
  • 690 (75th Percentile)

SAT Math

  • 560 (25th Percentile)
  • 670 (75th Percentile)

ACT Composite

  • 26 (25th Percentile)
  • 31 (75th Percentile)

ACT English

  • 27 (25th Percentile)
  • 33 (75th Percentile)

ACT Math

  • 25 (25th Percentile)
  • 30 (75th Percentile)

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status

Undergraduate Student Gender

Undergraduate Student Age

Undergraduate Student Residence

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Retention and Graduation Rates

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees


Undergraduate Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B
Molecular Biology B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B

Education

Elementary Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Classics B
French B
German B
Spanish B

History

History – General B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemical Physics B
Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Economics B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.


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