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Centre, founded in 1819, is a private, liberal arts college. Its 100-acre campus, containing architecture of the Greek Revival style, is located in Danville, 35 miles from Lexington.

Website: www.centre.edu

Private
Co-ed
1,411
Undergraduate
Students
(51.9%) 732 Women
(48.1%) 679 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate
76% of 2,212 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
January 15

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.62
SAT Math
645 average
560-730 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
610 average
570-650 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
29 average
26-32 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$56,910
Tuition and Fees
$43,000
Room and Board
$10,740
Average Percent of Need Met
90%
Average Freshman Award
$38,964
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$27,418
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
4-1-4
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
132
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 15% of classes
10-19 students: 45% of classes
20-29 students: 31% of classes
30-39 students: 9% of classes
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Campus Life

Danville Population
16,411
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
99% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Colonel
Sororities
40% of women participate
Fraternities
36% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
4.8% Asian
5.8% Black/African-American
6.9% Hispanic/Latino
4.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
76.7% White
1.5% Unknown
International Students
6.3%
First-Year Students Returning
90.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
81.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
97%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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