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+00:00February 28th, 2019|Academics, Politics, 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+00:00February 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+00:00January 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+00:00January 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+00:00January 23rd, 2019|News, Rankings|

Centre’s study abroad program ranked #3 in the nation

Centre College maintains its #3 national ranking for study abroad participation rates at an undergraduate institution in the recent “Open Doors” report by the Institute of International Education (IIE). The College’s program is currently focused on increasing inclusion and readiness to assist students in preparing for more diverse on-campus curriculum and off-campus futures. “We are

By |2018-11-28T16:19:10+00:00November 28th, 2018|News, Rankings, Study Abroad|

Centre receives recognition on ScholarMatcher’s 2018 College Honor Roll

Centre College was recently recognized on the ScholarMatcher’s 2018 College Honor Roll, which analyzes college data to determine which institutions offer opportunities for low-income and first-generation students. Since 2015, ScholarMatch has analyzed 1,400 U.S. colleges and universities using public data. Their analysis includes metrics that are specifically relevant for students from households earning less than

By |2018-11-19T13:47:27+00:00November 16th, 2018|News, Rankings|

Centre College still among best in the nation and top in Kentucky according to College Raptor ranking

At a time when college rankings have become a cottage industry, with each new “best” list competing for its own luster by devising increasingly complex and novel methodologies, it’s refreshing to see that what started out years ago as a simple college planning tool created by a dad for his own college-aged children is standing

By |2018-09-13T12:17:07+00:00September 12th, 2018|News, Rankings|
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