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Tuition & Fees

$35,900

$35,900

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
15%
500-599
37%
400-499
38%
300-399
5%
700-800
8%
600-699
15%
500-599
41%
400-499
33%
300-399
3%
30-36
26%
24-29
34%
18-23
35%
12-17
5%
30-36
8%
24-29
42%
18-23
44%
12-17
6%
30-36
14%
24-29
46%
18-23
38%
12-17
2%
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undergraduateRatios

43%

57%

male

female

1
8

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 569
Declined + 317
Total Received 886
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Private (nonprofit)

481

undergraduate students

59

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Business Administration
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 6082
ACT 1576

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School Facts

Centenary, founded in 1825, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 68-acre campus is located two miles from downtown Shreveport, in northwest Louisiana.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 540
Established in 1825
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Methodist
Accredited by •  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

Shreveport, LA

64-acre campus in Shreveport (population: 198,242). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves surrounding campus.

Centenary College of Louisiana
2911 Centenary Boulevard
Shreveport, LA 71104

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
89%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
98%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
15%
500-599
37%
400-499
38%
300-399
5%
700-800
8%
600-699
15%
500-599
41%
400-499
33%
300-399
3%
30-36
26%
24-29
34%
18-23
35%
12-17
5%
30-36
8%
24-29
42%
18-23
44%
12-17
6%
30-36
14%
24-29
46%
18-23
38%
12-17
2%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 15 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 569
Declined + 317
Total Received 886

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Essay
Secondary school record

Important

Extracurricular activities
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

Not Considered

Recommendations

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Admissions Contact

Calhoun Allen
Vice President for Enrollment and Marketing
P: 800 234-4448
F: 318 869-5005
admission@centenary.edu

Cost

Tuition $35,900
Room $6,950
Board $6,200
Books & supplies $1,300
Total $50,350
Average Financial Aid - $27,996
Total with Avg. Aid $22,354

Financial Aid

73%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$27,996

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $840,082
State $999,495
Institutional $7,260,277
Other external $118,283
Total $9,218,137

Non-need-based

Federal
State $154,391
Institutional $2,317,598
Other external $29,480
Total $2,501,469

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
golf
gymnastics
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference
Mascot
Gents and Ladies
School colors
maroon and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communication
Economics
Education
English
French
Geology
History
Individual Major
Mathematics
Music
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Political Science
Psychology
Religious Studies
Sociology
Theatre
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Undergraduate

89%

481
students

Female
57%
273

Male
43%
208

Graduate

11%

59
students

Female
64%
38

Male
36%
21

undergraduateFull-time

98%

472
students

Female
57%
268

Male
43%
204

undergraduatePart-time

2%

9
students

Female
56%
5

Male
44%
4

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
16%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
64%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

43%

Transfer applicants accepted

45%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

74

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Special housing
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 4
Countries most often represented China
Denmark
France
Nepal
Special services offered for international applicants

International Student Contact


318 869-5131
international@centenary.edu

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