AFTER CENTRE

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Centre ranks No. 1 in the nation for graduates happy with their college experience.

Happiest Graduates

Centre ranks No. 1 in the nation for graduates happy with their college experience. According to the Alumni Factor, “Centre grads simply can’t glow enough about their … academic gem in the geographic center of Kentucky.”

“My professors were instrumental with respect to my professional development. I know that I would not be where I am today without the personal attention I received at Centre College.”

Shariya L. Terrell ’06 • Ph.D., Harvard Medical School (2013) • Postdoctoral Fellow, Emory University School of Medicine • Major: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

(infographic) happiest graduates in the nation

WORKING TOWARD YOUR CAREER FROM DAY ONE

Sign up with the Center for Career & Professional Development during extended orientation in September. Your personal career counselor will help you explore majors and careers, find summer jobs and internships, work on résumés and cover letters for graduate school and jobs, and network with alumni.

  • An outstanding academic reputation adds value to your degree. Centre is ranked among America’s leading institutions by Forbes, Princeton Review, U.S. News, and virtually all other guidebooks.
  • Personal attention from outstanding professors allows you to progress faster. Our 10-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio means your professors will know you by name—not as a number.
  • Our international study options broaden your perspective and give you a competitive advantage in the global economy. Centre is ranked among the top in the nation for percentage of students who study abroad. It might even help you join the 12 percent who find that first job in another country.
  • Leadership opportunities enable you to develop to your fullest and prepare for rewarding success in your life’s work.

CLASS OF 2017 EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY

Employment percentages by job industry

Other industries: Sports (3%), Consulting (2%), Counseling/Psychology (2%), Writing/Editing (2%), Engineering (1%)

VIEW MORE OUTCOMES DATA

WHAT’S NEXT?

On the day of their graduation from Centre, the Class of 2017 participated in the What’s Next? campaign, an eagerly anticipated feature of Commencement day.

THE CENTRE NETWORK

Centre’s alumni are fiercely loyal and eager to help you make valuable job contacts in almost any field and location imaginable. Memorable alumni from the past include two U.S. vice presidents, two U.S. Supreme Court justices, and a founder of the Hard Rock Cafe. More recent alumni are equally distinguished and love to talk to Centre students.

LEARN ABOUT OUR ALUMNI