|Centre guarantees timely graduation, study abroad and internship opportunities for its students
RELEASED: July 1, 2004
DANVILLE, KYCentre College makes students a promise: meet your normal academic and social obligations and you will graduate in four years, will get a chance to study abroad, and will be able to take part in an internship.
If this promise isn't fulfilled, Centre will pay for up to another year of tuition.
This pledge, called "The Centre Commitment," reinforces Centre's goal of providing students a personal education that fits their abilities and interests.
"The majority of our students graduate in four years," says Carey Thompson, dean of admission. "They arrive in the work force or in graduate programs in a more timely manner than students at other Kentucky institutions."
Centre makes the opportunity to participate in an internship program widely accessible, and 75 percent of the college's students study abroad, making it one of the top international studies programs in the country.
For more on The Centre Commitment, go to http://www.centre.edu/web/admission/publications/centrecommitment.html.
Kentucky's highest ranked national institution, Centre is listed by U.S. News and World Report among the country's top-50 national liberal arts colleges and is the most affordable college in that group.
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Founded in 1819, Centre College is ranked among the U.S. News top-50 national liberal arts colleges. Centre alumni, known for their nation-leading loyalty in annual financial support, include two U.S. vice presidents and two Supreme Court justices. For more, visit http://www.centre.edu/web/elevatorspeech/
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