Tuition & Fees

$36,580

$36,580

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

1

teacher

9

students

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Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 524
Declined + 324
Total Received 848
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Private (nonprofit)

533

undergraduate students

55

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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Location

School Facts

Centenary College of Louisiana, founded in 1825, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 65-acre campus is located two miles from downtown Shreveport, in northwest Louisiana.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 588
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)

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Shreveport, LA

65-acre campus in Shreveport (population: 192,036). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves surrounding campus.

Centenary College of Louisiana
2911 Centenary Boulevard
Shreveport, LA 71104

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
29%
500-599
54%
400-499
13%
700-800
2%
600-699
27%
500-599
62%
400-499
7%
300-399
2%
30-36
30%
24-29
26%
18-23
39%
12-17
5%
30-36
6%
24-29
47%
18-23
37%
12-17
10%
30-36
15%
24-29
43%
18-23
42%

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

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 524
Declined + 324
Total Received 848

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

Financial Aid

75%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$30,528

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $36,580
Room $7,080
Board $6,320
Books & supplies $1,300
Total $51,280
Average Financial Aid - $30,528
Total with Avg. Aid $20,752

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
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Financial Aid Deadline

State aid form
July 1

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 318 869-5137
F: 318 841-7266
finaid@centenary.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Lynette Viskozki
Director of Financial Aid
lviskozk@centenary.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
golf
gymnastics
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

Cycling

Club Sports - Women's

Cycling

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Bowling, Football, Frisbee, Juggling, Lacrosse, Softball, Volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Robert Bunnell (men's)
Director Of Athletics And Recreation
email

Athletic Facts

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

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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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Business Administration
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Engineering
  • Social/Behavioral Science

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

588

total students

58%

in-state

42%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

91%

533
students

Female
56%
299

Male
44%
234

9%

55
students

Female
75%
41

Male
25%
14

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

524
students

Female
56%
293

Male
44%
231

2%

9
students

Female
67%
6

Male
33%
3

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
16%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
62%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

52%

Transfer applicants accepted

60%

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

Minimum transfers must complete

45

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

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
  • Tutors
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