Centre College

Centre College Ranking

country rank: 713
world rank: 1974

University Overview

Centre College ranking, established in 1819, is a private, non-profit liberal arts college based in the suburbs of Danville, Kentucky (population range of 10,000-49,999). Centre College ranking is a modest (Topuniversitieslist attendance range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US higher education university officially associated with the Christian-Presbyterian faith. It is approved by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. In a variety of fields of research, Centre College provides classes and services that contribute to formally recognised higher education degrees such as bachelor’s degrees. For further details, see the degree levels and areas of research matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 201-year-old American higher-education college has a preferential admissions process focused on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and grades. This US higher education entity is rather selective, with enrollment rates ranging from 70 to 80 percent. Students from all around the world are welcome to apply for admission. Students at Centre College have access to a library, accommodation, athletic equipment, financial assistance and/or grants, study abroad and exchange schemes, as well as administrative resources.

Centre College Ranking

University Identity

Name Centre College
Founded 1819
Motto Doctrina Lux Mentis Learning is the Light of the Mind
Colours Black and gold

University Location

Address 625 W Walnut Street Danville 40422-1394 Kentucky United States
Tel +1 (859) 238 5200
Fax +1 (859) 238 5373

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) Not reported
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 600 West Walnut Street Danville 40422-1394 (859) 238 5350 800 423 6236

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar 4-1-4
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Presbyterian Church (USA) - www.pcusa.org

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Centre College's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 188,506 physical volumes, 2,997 physical media, 435 digital/electronic medium and 100 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes Centre College provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,479 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

Associated Colleges of the South (ACS) Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) National Athletic Association (NAA) National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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