The Centre Commitment guarantees individualized,
RELEASED: June 28, 2007
DANVILLE, KY—As the new academic year approaches, high school seniors should be aware of a promise that only Centre College makes: if students meet their normal academic and social obligations, they:
* Will be able to take part in an internship,
* Will get a chance to study abroad, and
* Will graduate from Centre in four years.
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 globally focused, personal education in a four-year time frame.
"The vast majority of our students graduate in four years," says Carey Thompson, vice president for enrollment and student planning services. "They arrive in the work force or in graduate programs in a more timely manner than students at other Kentucky institutions."
More than 80 percent of the College's students study abroad. This ranks Centre among the top 10 colleges in the nation in international study.
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Founded in 1819, Centre College is ranked among the U.S. News top 50 national liberal arts colleges. Consumers Digest ranks Centre No. 1 in educational value among all U.S. 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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