Centre College Admission Chances

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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into Centre College? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 1,933 out of 2,716 applicants or 71% were admitted making Centre College a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has extremely high requirements for admission test scores. Only 19% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 1,393 1,323 2,716
Accepted 1,037 896 1,933
Acceptance Rate 74% 68% 71%
Enrolled 172 202 374
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 17% 23% 19%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Centre College and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that Centre College regularly accepts students with ACTs of 26 and above. 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 82 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Centre College.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1180 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 1045. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1315 out of 1600. 19 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.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 1180 1450
SAT Reading 590 690
SAT Math 590 760
ACT Composite 26 31
ACT English 27 33
ACT Math 25 30

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
31 and Above Good >82%
28 to 31 Avg + 71%-82%
26 to 28 Avg - 62%-71%
24 to 26 Reach 51%-62%
Less than 24 Low <51%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1450 and Above Good >81%
1315 to 1450 Avg + 71%-81%
1180 to 1315 Avg - 59%-71%
1045 to 1180 Reach 46%-59%
Less than 1045 Low <46%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Centre College has not reported high school GPA data for its freshman class at this time.

Fall 2017 Application Deadline

The application deadline for Fall 2017 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 15, 2017.

Admission Requirements

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

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

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

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.

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