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Centre College

Your future, front and centre.

Personal, supportive, enriching experiences—a Centre education focuses on you.

Learn More About Centre's Commitment to Your Future

The Centre Experience

Becoming a Centre student includes study abroad for all, participation in hands-on research or internships locally and around the world, community engagement and the chance to engage with alumni and industry leaders as part of our career readiness program.
Study abroad and away for every student

Experiential Learning

A life-changing global experience? Mentored research in the lab or in the field? Work and travel with Centre professors, and discover what's possible with our curriculum.

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Community Engagement

Why wait for graduation to start having an impact? Centre is a community of difference-makers, whether here on campus or around the world.

hands-on experience through internships

Career Readiness

Expand your knowledge and your network through internship opportunities and Career Exploration Communities that prepare you for a purposeful career and meaningful life.

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Explore Our Programs

We believe in big-picture learning — and so do today’s employers. A well-rounded liberal arts and sciences education prepares you to succeed and adapt in an ever-changing world.

We Invest In You

Centre student Weston Brown
Being a Brown Fellow has allowed me to pursue my goals, make connections, and have life-changing experiences that I wouldn't have gotten anywhere but Centre.
Weston Brown
History & Philosophy (Pre-law) class of 2023, Brown Fellow
  • $41M
    Over $41 million in Centre scholarships and grants awarded this coming year.
  • $40k
    Average student aid given by Centre.
  • No.7
    Nationally ranked for merit scholarship awards.

Student Voices

Kevin Sivakumar

Centre student Kevin Sivakumar smiling on campus

Centre has helped me flourish on a professional and personal level. I have made lifelong connections with friends and faculty!

Major + Year
Mathematics & Data Science class of 2023
Hometown
Pune, India

Aliana Conway

Centre student Aliana Conway

Being part of Centre’s Student Government Association has taught me self-confidence, leadership, and communication skills: all the tools I need to make change on and off campus.

Major + Year
Pre-Nursing & Spanish class of 2025, Brown Fellow
Hometown
Louisville, KY

Gage Hayden

Centre student Gage Hayden smiling with a lake and snow-capped mountains in background

Centre has pushed me out of my comfort zone and given me an opportunity to pursue my passions as a first-generation student.

Major + Year
Economics & Finance class of 2023
Hometown
Owensboro, KY
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Explore Campus

Schedule a Visit

Visit campus and see for yourself if Centre feels right for you. We would love to see you in-person, but if you want a sneak-peek, check out our virtual options.

Aerial view of campus in fall

Explore Campus

Visit Virtually

Want to experience what it's like to walk around campus now? Take a virtual look around and learn more about Centre through this interactive tour.

Students roasting marshmallows

98% OF STUDENTS LIVE ON CAMPUS

Life at Centre

Living in a community with other bright and interesting students is the heart of the Centre experience. Relax with your roommate. Get coffee with a classmate. Hit the gym with a teammate.

Students use their bodies to spell out Centre in front of the Louvre in Paris

Study Abroad & Away

Centre is a national leader in study abroad with 85% of students studying abroad at least once and 48% do so more than once. With over 30 international and US locations each year, all Centre students are guaranteed a study abroad or study away opportunity.

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Gold and White in the Bluegrass

Athletics

Centre is home to 25 NCAA Division III men’s and women’s teams that boast plenty of conference titles and post-season appearances. Plus, nearly three-quarters of students participate in intramural and club sports.

Group of Centre graduates

Class of 2021

Where Are They Now?

Where will your Centre education take you? For the class of 2021, it's led to a 98 percent success rate.