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Why Centre?

From here, you can move in any direction.

At Centre, we are committed to providing a deeply engaging, intensely personal education with guaranteed opportunities for all students to explore the world, gain on-the-job experience, and conduct research alongside their professors.

Find Your Centre

A Place for You

For Mireille, finding personal connections with classmates and professors helped her thrive inside and outside of the classroom.

Student Life At Centre

It’s easy to make your mark at Centre. With over 85 clubs and organizations, 25 NCAA Division III athletics teams, and more than 2,000 events each year, there’s always something to do, somewhere to go, someone to cheer on.


Students Living on Campus

On our highly residential campus, there's always something to do and someone to do it with you.


Students who study abroad

And a third of them do it more than once. We even pay for your passport.


Compete on our 25 NCAA Division III teams

Plus, more than two-thirds of students participate in intramural and club sports.

Go-Getting, Guaranteed

Around here, real-world experiences aren't suggestions—they're guaranteed.
Centre student in a physical therapy internship


The Cleveland Clinic. The U.S. Senate. Houses of Parliament (UK). NASA. Centre students intern near and far.

Centre students in Strasbourg, France

Study Abroad

Centre students obtain global experiences through our robust study abroad program.

Centre student performing research in a lab


Ask big questions. Test a hypothesis. Present or publish your results. At Centre, you can pursue independent research or work collaboratively alongside a faculty member.

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Your Success is Important to us

Supported at Centre

Get the academic, professional, personal, and social support you need to succeed.

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Ready for What's Next

After Centre

Centre Success: 98% of the Class of 2021 entered the workforce or graduate school. They work for global brands like Dow and study at universities like Johns Hopkins and Brown.

Committed to Affordability

We’re fiercely committed to your future.


Average aid given by Centre


Students receiving financial aid


Graduate within four years

Start your career sooner.