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Centre College Acceptance Rate, Requirements & Admissions Information

Danville, KY

Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Very Difficult: More than 50% of freshmen were in the top 10% of their high school class and scored over 1230 on the SAT I or over 26 on the ACT; about 60% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is not accepted
High School Program
 

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 3 4
Science 2 4
Foreign Language 2 4
Social Studies   2
History 2  
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required Not reported
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay SAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
600 West Walnut Street
City, State, Zip
Danville, KY 40422-1394
Phone
(800) 423-6236
Fax
(859) 238-5456
E-mail
admission@centre.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
January 15
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
March 31
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
November 15
Early Decision Notification
December 15
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
December 1
Early Action Notification
January 15

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
76% of 2,212 applicants were admitted
Women
81% of 1,115 applicants were admitted
Men
72% of 1,096 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
374 (22%) of 1,690 admitted students enrolled
Women
184 (20%) of 903 admitted students enrolled
Men
190 (24%) of 787 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
88% of 73 applicants were admitted
Early Action Admission Rate
Not reported
Students Offered Wait List
115
Students Accepting Wait List Position
17
Students Admitted From Wait List
17

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.62
3.75 and Above
50%
3.50 - 3.74
21%
3.25 - 3.49
12%
3.00 - 3.24
11%
2.50 - 2.99
6%
2.00 - 2.49
 

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
645 average
560-730 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
32.43%
Score of 600 - 700
33.78%
Score of 500 - 600
27.03%
Score of 400 - 500
6.76%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
610 average
570-650 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
10.81%
Score of 600 - 700
45.95%
Score of 500 - 600
37.84%
Score of 400 - 500
5.41%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
29 average
26-32 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
48.04%
Score of 24 - 29
42.71%
Score of 18 - 23
9.25%
Score of 12 - 17
0%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 52%
Top quarter: 80%
Top half: 97%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

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