Founded in 1819, Centre College is a private liberal arts college located in Danville, Kentucky. Since its inception, Centre has grown into a nationally ranked liberal arts college. Recently ranked as the college with the highest graduation rate for the state of Kentucky, Centre currently boasts an overall rate of 87 percent having graduated, the majority of which graduate in four years. On top of boasting the highest graduation rate, Centre has also been ranked as one of the best schools for studying abroad, reaching number three in the “Open Doors” report this past year; a report published by the Institute of International Education. What may be most impressive, however, is the fact that even with all of its awards and prestige, Centre remains one the most affordable colleges for its value. Forbes recently ranked Centre number six on its list of colleges with the highest return on investment in the South, and number thirty-five in the nation.