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Danville, Kentucky

Centre College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Centre College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
76.3%
Admission Difficulty for Centre College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExceptional
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Centre College and can I get accepted? The school has a 76% acceptance rate. Last year, 1,873 out of 2,454 applicants were admitted making Centre College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has extremely high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 18 percent. Only 21% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top ten percent of their high school class.

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Centre College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1240-1460
Applicants Submitting SAT
20%
SAT Scores for Centre College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 640
SAT Math 25th 600
SAT Composite 25th 1240
SAT Scores for Centre College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 700
SAT Math 75th 760
SAT Composite 75th 1460
Average SAT Score 1350

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Centre College?

Centre College typically requires applicants to be in the top 19 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1240 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1130. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1350 out of 1600. 20 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Centre College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1460 and Above Good >84%
1350 to 1460 Avg + 76%-84%
1240 to 1350 Avg - 65%-76%
1130 to 1240 Reach 52%-65%
Less than 1130 Low <52%
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Centre College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
26-31 
Applicants Submitting ACT
81%
ACT Scores for Centre College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 26
ACT Math 25th 25
ACT Composite 25th 26
ACT Scores for Centre College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 34
ACT Math 75th 31
ACT Composite 75th 31
Average ACT Score 28

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Centre College?

Admission data indicates that Centre College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 26 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 18 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 24 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 28 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 31 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 81 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Centre College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Centre College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
31 and Above Good >86%
28 to 31 Avg + 76%-86%
26 to 28 Avg - 67%-76%
24 to 26 Reach 58%-67%
Less than 24 Low <58%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Centre College has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

High School Class Rank

52% of Centre College freshman were in the top ten percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Centre College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 52%
Top 25% of class 81%
Top 50% of class 96%
Bottom 50% of class 4%
Bottom 25% of class 0%

Admission Statistics

Centre College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,294 1,160 2,454
Accepted 1,009 864 1,873
Acceptance Rate 78% 74% 76%
Enrolled 198 203 401
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 20% 23% 21%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Jan 15, 2019
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 15, 2019.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Centre College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Centre College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Recommended
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Centre College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit No
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=156408 IPEDS survey data for Centre College.