Centre graduate congratulated by faculty

Value of a Centre Degree

A college education is an investment in you—and Centre graduates see their return sooner than counterparts at other leading national liberal arts colleges.

A study from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce finds that adults with a Bachelor’s degree earn $2.8 million on average over a lifetime, $1.2 million more than the median for workers with a high school diploma.

The Centre Experience Produces Results

Community engagement, experiential learning, and career readiness are part of the Centre Experience for all students. A Centre education prepares you to immediately make a difference in the world.


Academic Excellence

Centre offers a premier education. You will learn in small classes from professors who put teaching first. You’ll be challenged, encouraged, and supported, in and outside the classroom. 


Student-Teacher Ratio

Personalized education means better understanding and retention.


Student Leaders

Centre students are involved and hold various leadership positions on campus.


Happiest Grads

Centre is top in the nation for graduates happy with their college experience -Alumni Factor.

Lifetime Opportunity

Mentored research, study abroad and the new gen-ed curriculum are preparing students for meaningful lives and purposeful careers.

Centre graduate congratulated by faculty

Graduate in 4 Years

At an 85% rate, Centre grads enter the workforce or advanced study sooner than the 40% national average.

Centre student abroad near the Eiffel tower in Paris, France

Study Abroad

85% experience study in other cultures—48% do so more than once. Seem too far? Study away.

Centre student interns with a veterinarian

Intern or Research

89% of Centre students participate in career-focused opportunities.

Goal Fulfillment


Successful Outcomes

The class of 2021 has achieved employment and advanced study acceptance.


Employed Internationally

Many students find their first jobs outside the U.S.


Med-School Acceptance

Centre is top 25 in the nation for med-school acceptance rate. Tied with MIT and Harvard.

Graduate-School Success

Centre graduates experience great acceptance rates when applying for advanced study.
Centre graduate holding a sign about his plans for grad-school

What's Next?

One-third of all Centre graduates continue on to a master's or Ph.D. program.

Centre graduate holding a sign about plans for medical school


Centre graduates applying for medical school experience an 84% first-attempt acceptance rate.

Centre graduate holding a sign about his plans for law school


Centre graduates applying for law school experience a 96% first-attempt acceptance rate.