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Founded in 1819, Centre College. is a Private college. Located in Kentucky, which is a city setting in Kentucky, the campus itself is Town. The campus is home to 1,430 full time undergraduate students, and 0 full time graduate students.
The Centre College Academic calendar runs on a Four-one-four plan basis. In the school year the student to faculty ratio was 11:1. There are 130 full time instructional teachers. Degrees awarded at Centre College include: Bachelor's Degree, Masters Degree, Post-master's certificate, Doctor's degree.
Admissions at are considered Selective, with ,8% of all applicants being admitted.
In the school year, of the students who applied to the school, only 15 of those who were admitted eventually ended up enrolling.
95% of incoming freshmen are in the top half of their high school class. 79% were in the top quarter, and 49% were in the top tenth. You can apply online.
We asked, and students answered these important questions about student life at Centre College.
30 Students rated on-campus housing 3.9 stars. 10 % gave the school a 5.0.
17 Students rated off-campus housing 2.6 stars. 0 % gave the school a 5.0.
33 Students rated campus food 2.6 stars. 0 % gave the school a 5.0.
33 Students rated campus facilities 4.3 stars. 39 % gave the school a 5.0.
33 Students rated class size 4.6 stars. 67 % gave the school a 5.0.
33 Students rated school activities 4 stars. 24 % gave the school a 5.0.
33 Students rated local services 3.9 stars. 36 % gave the school a 5.0.
33 Students rated academics 4.5 stars. 58 % gave the school a 5.0.
10 Students rated Centre College
I have visited Centre College on two different occasions and fell In-love on both visits! I felt as if it were a home that i could stay at for 4 years. I'm an athlete who is going to get the best education while playing football. The arts amazed me, Centre college Norton center for the arts was amazing.
I really enjoy being at Centre College. All the classes I have taken are interesting and somewhat challenging but most importantly, they make me think. The only con I is that a lot of people are in-state or from nearby. They went to high school together and have established groups. It is not too hard to fit in though, you just have to get involved.
Centre College is a very academic and student friendly school. I was born and raised in New York, where the city legit does not sleep. Going to school all the way to Kentucky was a big move and I did not feel prepared. When I arrived at Centre, the vibe I got was friendly and was not afraid to get out of my comfort zone. I began making friends, getting involved with extracurricular activities and clubs. Within these clubs, I met many people including staff and other upperclassmen. Centre College was a very safe space, of course with some students who did not particularly follow that. Other those students, Centre is a very good school and I would recommend this school to anyone thinking of a liberal arts school and who want to step out of their comfort zone. Although Centre is in Kentucky, you will fall in love with the environment and find Centre as your second home.
Beautiful campus. Small town and everything is close together. This
The fall 2020 acceptance rate for Centre College is 74%. That means, out of _____ applications received in 2020 , _____ students were offered admission. The number of males who applied was _____ vs the number of females which was _____.
Choose Centre College if you're willing to put in a lot of hard work and time and you're looking for a great challenge and life-changing 4 years!!
Challenging, but worth it.
A person serious about attaining a great education. An individual who understands that enduring a challenging and rigorous cirriculum, attending engaging classes and interacting with tough, yet helpful professors, are great ways to increase your chances of becoming a successful and productive individual in a increasingly expanding, promising, but trubulent and crazy world.
Nasty Nevin. I'm kidding, Nasty Nevin isn't really all that nasty. It's a freshmen guy's dorm that everyone makes fun of because... well I guess you'll just have to come here to understand. The worst thing about Centre is probably Cowan. Cowan is our cafeteria and whereas it is not bad, it just gets boring. Small campus = small kitchen so there isn't always the largest range of choices. But there are two cafe's on campus with simply amazing meal options for those days when you just don't want to deal with Cowan.
The fact that the professors are willing to go out of their way to find things to engage you in the material. I am terrible at Chemistry, and I had a professor that new that I was struggling, so he suggested different websites, books, and additional problems from the book to help me. Also, he met with me several times to explain the material more fully with me, even if it were at times that weren't his scheduled office visitation hours. He worked with me and my schedule to make sure I knew the material!
Lazy, unmotivated, boring, one who doesn't like a challenge
Beating Harvard in football some 80 years ago. Oh, and we had John Todd Stuart as a student once, who may have lent Abe Lincoln a book..
Work hard and play hard, generally successful.
I wish I had known how much the teachers care for their students , and how much I should push myself . I didn't do as well as I could have during my first semester. Yet , I still got alot of support from my teachers and staff members at my school . If I pushed myself, as much as they pushed me to do well , I would have done much better.
I brag about my school's school spirit, exceptional level of academic ablility, excellent student-teacher ratio and good student-teacher relations. I also brag about how cool our president is and how rigorous Centre's work load. I also brag about how well prepared Centre helped me become for post-undergraduate studies.
I often also brag about how it is a common theme among students to do work and do it well. Slacking and not doing work isn't deemed cool. It's often frowned upon. Its not academic utopia, but its a great atmosphere for learning.
Academics are extremely important. We have Fall and Spring semester, like many schools, but we also have CentreTerm, which is a two-week intensive semester following Christmas break. You take one class 5 days a week for 3 hours, and the subjects range from the Art of Gambling to Philosophy Through Film. Some include the ever-rare field trips. CentreTerm is also a great GPA booster because Centre classes are difficult.
Student Activities Committee (SAC) and Student Government Association (SGA) have the most members and are the most actively involved organizations on campus. Other popular organizations are Diverse Student Union and Bonner, a service oriented group.
There is not tuition-lock in place and scholarships do not increase with the increase in the comprehensive tuition fee. By the time I graduate, tutition will have increased just over $8,000. That is a lot for a middle class family still paying a mortgage. Although the schools boasts about their financial-aid packages, they do not provide proper financial assistance.
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All students must apply yearly for financial aid. This process starts with the FAFSA.
Though financial aid deadlines vary by school, it is a good idea to apply as soon as possible. For the upcoming school year, you can apply as early as October 1 for the FAFSA. Additional school aid will be dependent on the FAFSA results.
99% of students
attending Centre College receive some sort of financial aid.
19% were awarded federal grants.
While 44% received federal loans.
Many students do also need to apply for additional private student loans.
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