A small, private liberal arts school located in Danville, Kentucky. Founded in 1819, Old Centre is the oldest college building west of the Allegheny Mountains. Centre was rated the best college in the south by Forbes two years in a row and ranked in the top 25 colleges and universities in the nation by Forbes in 2010. Also has the highest percentage of students studying abroad voluntarily in the nation (86%) and has study abroad opportunities in places such as Strasbourg, London, Japan, New Zealand, Hawaii, Israel, Greece, Camaroon, etc. offered in either full semesters or CentreTerm, a three week course taken during January. Alumni of Centre are generally so pleased with their experience that Centre has one of the largest endowments of any college in America, despite the fact that the student body at any given time is a mere 1,200. As well as an exceptional education, Centre promises a degree in four years, an opportunity to study abroad, and an internship corresponding to students' career interests. Students are friendly, ambitious and exceptionally well-rounded. By far the best private college in the state of Kentucky.
by udmolitw July 09, 2011