Education
11:01 am
Wed December 5, 2012

Centre College Makes U.S. News List for "Most Loved Schools"

A report released this week by the U.S. News Short List include Centre College in the top 10 colleges with the highest percentage of college graduates that financially support their alma maters.

Schools that receive funding from the largest percentage of alumni, based on a two-year average.
Credit USnews.com

Centre College is seventh on the list that is “dominated by National Liberal Arts Colleges,” which emphasize undergraduate education and award at least half of their degrees in the liberal arts fields of study, according to U.S. News.

From the U.S. News post:

Each year, U.S. News surveys more than 1,800 schools to glean myriad data points, including a two-year alumni giving rate. In spring 2011, 1,275 colleges and universities reported the two-year average percent of their graduates who donated any amount of money in 2008-2009 and 2009-2010. Among those schools, an average of 13.5 percent of alumni donated funds.