|Kaplan Guide cites Centre
as Kentuckys premier liberal arts institution
RELEASED: August 26, 2004
DANVILLE, KYCentre College is named one of the 331 Most Interesting Colleges by Kaplan Inc., in its 2005 edition, The Unofficial, Unbiased Guide to the 331 Most Interesting Colleges.
The recently released book has a two-page profile on the College, calling the school the pride of Kentucky.
Other schools listed include Harvard, Yale, Princeton and Amherst. Centre is the most affordable of these institutions.
The book touts Centres supportive environment for first-year students, study-abroad program, art department, Norton Center for the Arts and interesting campus traditions.
The College is also one of 20 institutions named Curious George schools for having a high number of students with double majors. Nearly 30 percent of Centre students pursue more than one major. Other schools named in this category are Amherst, Cornell, Columbia and Georgetown University.
The guide is based on surveys of high school guidance counselors, current students, recent graduates and college officials. According to Kaplan, the book provides straightforward, unbiased information that helps prospective applicants make the most informed choice possible during the college search process.
For more information on purchasing the guide, contact the Centre Shoppes Bookstore at (859) 238-5730.
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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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