Centre College is among the nation’s leading colleges for highest return on investment, according to a new report from Forbes. The magazine’s 2014 Grateful Grads Index ranks the top 100 private colleges for best long-term value and highest return of investment based on alumni participation in giving. Among liberal arts colleges, Centre secured the #6 spot in the South and #35 in the nation. Centre is ranked #66 in the nation among all colleges and universities.
Centre has a reputation of producing successful graduates, matched by record levels of alumni support. An average 97 percent of Centre graduates are employed or engaged in advance study within 10 months of graduation, delivering on Centre’s standing as a top national liberal arts college. In related rankings, Centre alumni loyalty lands the College among the top 10 in the nation for annual giving according to the 2013 U.S. News & World Report, and #1 in the nation for the overall happiest graduates by The Alumni Factor in both 2012 and 2013.
by Amy Clark Wise