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RELEASED: July 22, 2004
DANVILLE, KYCentre is ranked No. 10 in Consumers Digests Top 25 Best Values for Private Colleges and Universities. The national magazine provides consumers with product reviews and best-buy ratings.
Consumers Digest chose Centre from a list of 132 private schools evaluated on academic excellence. No other private Kentucky institution is ranked in this listing. The final rankings were determined by a formula that used a variety of factors, including standardized test scores, high school rank and grade-point average of entering freshmen, student-to-faculty ratio, graduation rate, percentage of faculty holding terminal degrees, tuition, required fees, room and board, and estimated costs.
To see the rankings, visit http://www.consumersdigest.com/images/CollegeValues.pdf.
U.S. News and World Report ranks Centre at No. 16 for best value among liberal arts colleges. Of the top 50 U.S. News national liberal arts colleges, Centre (ranked No. 45), Centre is the most affordable.
The recently released 2005 Fiske Guide To Colleges listed Centre as a Best Buy.
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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/
For news archives go to http://www.centre.edu/web/news/newsarchive.html.
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