||Centre ranks fourth in the nation for study abroad
RELEASED: December 3, 2009
By Abby Malik
DANVILLE, KY—Once again, Centre College's dedication to educating students for global citizenship is being recognized. In the Institute of International Education's 2009 Open Doors report, Centre is ranked No. 4 on its list of top-40 baccalaureate institutions for study abroad. Centre is the highest-ranked Kentucky school on this list.
The Institute of International Education, the leading not-for-profit educational and cultural exchange organization in the United States, has conducted the annual statistical survey since 1949, and with support from the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs since the early 1970s. The census is based on a survey of almost 3,000 accredited U.S. institutions.
This recent ranking is in addition to Centre earlier this year being ranked No. 7 in the nation (in a two-way tie) in the 2010 U.S. News & World Report college rankings for percentage of students who study abroad.
For more information on study abroad at Centre, click here.
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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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