List ranks best college in every state
LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 24, 2016) — Centre College is the best school in Kentucky, according to “The Best College in Every State,” released this week by Forbes. Schools were selected based on FORBES America’s Top Colleges 2015 rankings. Centre had the highest ranking of any Kentucky school on that list, at No. 89.
Forbes said of Centre:
“Centre College is a small, private liberal arts college established by Presbyterian leaders. Located in historic Danville, the college offers self-designed majors as well as dual-degree engineering programs with Columbia University, the University of Kentucky, Vanderbilt University and Washington University in St. Louis. Nearly 85 percent of Centre students study abroad, and Centre has its own residential programs in France, Mexico and the U.K., among other places. Nearly all incoming freshman receive an average of almost $19,000 in institutional aid. At the school’s annual campus-wide event, RICE Symposium (Research, Internships and Creative Endeavors), students are invited to present their recent academic work. Centre competes in NCAA Division III athletics.”