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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.

You Can Afford Centre

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

Kylie Wulf

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The liberal arts and sciences curriculum has allowed me to explore multiple disciplines that interest me and make connections with people I may not have otherwise.

Major + Year
English class of 2023
Louisville, KY

Mril D’silva

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As an international student at Centre, I’ve had the opportunity to create a club that brings people together to celebrate and share my nation’s culture, food and festivals.

Major + Year
Computer Science/International Studies class of 2025
Ahmedabad, India

Kelsey Jenks

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For me, Centre has raised the bar in terms of what I can do both here and beyond through amazing connections to internships and more.

Major + Year
Behavioral Neuroscience class of 2023
Franklin, TN
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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.

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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.

Group of Centre graduates

Everything You need to know

Commencement Headquarters 2023

This is your one-stop shop for all things Commencement at Centre—from schedules, orders, and checklists to accommodations and live streams, it’s all here.

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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


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.