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Centre College

Your future, front and centre.

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

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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

Arthur Melo

Centre student Arthur Melo

Centre has provided me with a globally oriented academic environment. The potential for life-changing connections makes a huge difference.

Major + Year
Data Science class of 2025
Hometown
Imperatiz, Brazil

Margaret Butts

Centre student Margaret Butts

Centre taught me the value of connections. The friends I have made are forever, and my professors truly want me to succeed.

Major + Year
Behavioral Neuroscience class of 2024, Women's Golf
Hometown
Paducah, KY

Drew Perkins

Centre student Drew Perkins

Centre has allowed me to be included in a variety of experiences and activities, even if my future plans are focused on something entirely different.

Major + Year
Politics and Data Science class of 2024
Hometown
Louisville, 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.

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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.

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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.