What Makes Centre Different
We actually do what many other institutions just promise: we provide challenging, personal education that transforms students and enables them to achieve extraordinary success in advanced study and their careers.
Education at Centre is individualized and intense. It takes place both inside and outside the classroom in a global context.
And after four years, Centre graduates feel the difference. They have the confidence and ability to take on the world and succeed. And they do! That's why they give back to the College at a record-setting rate that's earned them the title “America's most loyal alumni!”
After you read the top 10 list, continue exploring the site to find out how the Centre difference can make a difference in your life.
The Top 10 Ways that Centre IS Different
1. A top-50 school (U.S. News & World Report), the most affordable of any top-50 liberal arts college in the nation.
2. Ranked No. 34 in the nation by Forbes magazine.
3. Loyal alumni—over the last 25 years.
4. Ranked No. 2 in the nation for study abroad (by the Institute for International Education). Approximately 85 percent of students study abroad at least once by graduation.
5. The Centre Commitment: All students who meet the College's academic and social expectations are guaranteed an internship, study abroad, and graduation in four concurrent years, or the college will provide up to a year of additional tuition free.
6. Ninety-eight percent of faculty hold the most advanced degree in their field, and there are no teaching assistants.
7. Highest graduation rate in Kentucky—more than 98% graduate in four years.
8. Highest entering test scores of any Kentucky college or university.
9. Two-thirds of Kentucky's Rhodes Scholars have come from Centre in the last 50 years.
10. Twenty-eight Fulbright winners in past 10 years.