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Colleges / Centenary College of Louisiana

Centenary College of Louisiana

Shreveport, LA 4-Year Private

About Centenary College of Louisiana

Centenary College of Louisiana is a private, religous school located in the urban setting of Shreveport, LA, less than an hour from Shreveport.

Founded in 1825, the institution currently enrolls around 574 students a year, including 549 undergrads. The institution runs on a other academic calendar.

2021 Admissions Facts About Centenary College of Louisiana

Acceptance rate: 60%

Average GPA: 3.56

Mean ACT score: 25

Early Decision or Early Action: Yes/Yes

2022 Regular Decision Deadline: December 15

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date: February 15

Centenary College of Louisiana Acceptance Rate 2021

It is moderately difficult to get into Centenary College of Louisiana. Around 60 percent of all applicants are admitted to Centenary College of Louisiana each year.

The average high school GPA for a student at Centenary College of Louisiana is 3.56 /4.0. The mean ACT scores is 25.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 students were ultimating offered a spot off the waitlist.

Is Centenary College of Louisiana a good school?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how selective a college is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.

Retention, graduation, and job placement statistics all give valuable information about the quality of the student experience, before and after graduation.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Centenary College of Louisiana, around 70 percent return for their sophomore year. Out of the 127 students who started at Centenary College of Louisiana as first-time freshman, 63 graduate within four years.

Around 59 percent of students who started at Centenary College of Louisiana earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2021 was around $25,363 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Centenary College of Louisiana sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So the real question to ask yourself: is Centenary College of Louisiana a good school for YOU?

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Centenary College of Louisiana's application deadline is December 15. All applicants will receive an admissions decision by February 15.

Read on to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics and majors and more. You can also see what others are saying about Centenary College of Louisiana in the College Confidential forums and get personalized recommendations for colleges and universities that offer what you're looking for in a school.

College Info

2911 Centenary Boulevard Shreveport, LA 71104

Campus Setting: Urban

Centenary College of Louisiana Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Centenary College of Louisiana is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Centenary College of Louisiana is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Centenary College of Louisiana ACT Scores

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ACT Range

19 - 26

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

26 and Above

Good

19 to 26

Avg

19 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Centenary College of Louisiana is 25. Students with an ACT score of 26 and above have a good chance of getting into Centenary College of Louisiana. Students with an ACT score that falls between 19 and 26 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 19 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Centenary College of Louisiana SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

Not available

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Math SAT Range

530 - 620

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Reading SAT Range

530 - 630

Centenary College of Louisiana Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$53,300

In State

$53,300

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$38,060
$38,060
Fees
Unknown
Unknown
Housing
$13,940
$13,940
Books
$1,300
$1,300

Student Life

Wondering what life at Centenary College of Louisiana is like? There are approximately 574 students enrolled at Centenary College of Louisiana, including 549 undergraduate students and 25 graduate students. 99% percent of students attend school full-time.

99%

Full Time

1%

Part Time

Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

574

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

60%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$38,060

Out-of-State

$38,060

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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