2019 Top News Stories: Rankings

As 2019 draws to a close, we’re taking a look back at the most popular web stories this year based on analytics from Centre’s website. Click below to view ten of the top stories featuring Centre College national rankings. Princeton Review distinguishes Centre among nation’s best 385 colleges Centre College ranked among top-25 best colleges

By |2019-12-20T11:09:04-05:00December 23rd, 2019|News, Rankings|

Centre College remains among the nation’s best colleges according to U.S. News

The latest U.S. News & World Report annual Best Colleges guide is out, and Centre College once again distinguished itself among the best in the nation in numerous categories in the 2020 edition. The highest ranking in an individual category was achieved in “alumni giving,” where Centre earned its place as #8 in the nation.

By |2019-09-09T17:39:00-05:00September 9th, 2019|News, Rankings|

Centre named ‘hidden gem’ by College Raptor

Again this year, Centre College has been named as a 2020 "Hidden Gem" in the U.S. and Southeast by College Raptor. A leading college planning platform, College Raptor helps families discover college matches driven by algorithms to find the best colleges at the best price. This selection recognizes Centre as one of the best colleges

By |2019-09-10T19:11:08-05:00September 6th, 2019|Academics, News, Rankings|

MONEY magazine ranks Centre College #7 in nation for merit scholarship awards

Prospective college students looking for excellence and value can turn to a new ranking by MONEY magazine of institutions “that provide a top mix of quality and affordability” in terms of their merit aid. From a database of 700-plus colleges and universities, Centre College came in at #7 in the nation in the new “10

By |2019-03-13T18:09:52-05:00February 28th, 2019|Academics, Admission, Careers, News, Performing Arts, Rankings|

Danville named Kentucky’s most beautiful college town

Centre College is often acknowledged and ranked for its academic excellence, but Centre can also claim being located in the most beautiful college town in Kentucky, according to MSN’s recent list of most beautiful college towns in every state. According to the listing, Danville is a "sweet, small town" with charming neighborhoods to explore, a

Centre College #4 in nation for retention rate according to Chronicle of Higher Education

Retention rates, which calculate the percentage of students who continue from their first-year to sophomore year, are generally perceived as a measure of student happiness and success, as well as a strong barometer for an institution’s inevitable graduation rate. In a new report, the Chronicle of Higher Education highlights high retention rates among institutions that

By |2019-02-08T20:26:38-05:00February 8th, 2019|News, Rankings|

Centre listed in Princeton Review best value publication

Centre College has been named one of the nation’s best value colleges in Princeton Review’s “The Best Value Colleges: 200 Schools with Exceptional ROI for Your Tuition Investment.” The Princeton Review based its selections on criteria surrounding Return on Investment (ROI). Their rating consists of more than 40 data points, including institutional data from 658

By |2019-01-31T20:23:55-05:00January 31st, 2019|News, Rankings|

Centre earns several national innovative college rankings this year

Following a #28 national ranking this year for most innovative colleges by U.S. News & World Report, Centre College has recently earned two additional and similar distinctions. The first came from College Consensus, which ranked Centre #17 in the nation, while the second, international in nature, came from Y-Axis, the world’s largest business-to-consumer (B2C) immigration

By |2019-01-31T15:06:29-05:00January 31st, 2019|Academics, News, Rankings|

Centre receives #5 Best for the Money ranking by College Factual

Continuing to impress with an outstanding, affordable education that helps students launch promising careers, Centre College is ranked #5 out of 1,510 colleges nationwide in College Factual’s Best for the Money ranking. This places Centre in the top one percent nationally of all reviewed by College Factual for its value. Centre’s ranking placement improved by

By |2019-01-23T13:51:14-05:00January 23rd, 2019|News, Rankings|
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