Centre College

country rank : 742

world rank     : 2149

University Overview


Founded in 1819, Centre College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Danville (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Kentucky. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Centre College is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Presbyterian religion. Centre College offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 198 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. Centre College also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity


University Name(s)


Doctrina Lux Mentis Learning is the Light of the Mind

Black and gold


Yearly Tuition Range


uniRank Tuition Range Matrix

Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported
Int’l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported

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University Admissions


Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades

Admission Rate
Admission Rate 70-80%

Admission Office
600 West Walnut Street
Danville 40422-1394
+1 (859) 238 5350
800 423 6236


Size and Profile


Student EnrollmentTotal Enrolment Range

Academic StaffTotal Faculty Range

Control TypeControl Type

Entity TypeEntity Type


Facilities and Services 


LibraryUniversity Library
Yes Go to Centre College's Library

HousingUniversity Housing and Accommodation

Sport FacilitiesUniversity Sport Facilities

Financial AidsUniversity Financial Aids

Study AbroadStudy Abroad and International Exchange Programs

Distance Learning
Not reported




Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Chemical Society (ACS)




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


Academic Structure




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