Centenary College of Louisiana

Shreveport, LA

Centenary College of Louisiana

Shreveport, LA

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Tuition & Fees

$38,060

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

40%

male

60%

female

1

teacher

9

students

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Selective

59%

acceptance rate

Accepted 550
Declined 370
Total Received 920
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Private

549

undergraduate students

25

graduate students

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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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 574
Established in 1825
Coeducational Coeducational

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

  • Metropolitan area: Shreveport
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Shreveport Regional

Centenary College of Louisiana
2911 Centenary Boulevard
Shreveport
71104

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • Intramural sports
  • Residence Life (Centenary Activities Board)
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • Christian Leadership Center
  • Media Group

Top Events

  • CAB Spring Fling
  • CAB Fall Fest
  • Homecoming
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.56

Selective

59%

acceptance rate

Accepted 550
Declined 370
Total Received 920

Admissions Factors

Very Important

application essay
academic GPA
class rank
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

extracurricular activities
volunteer work

Considered

alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
interview
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
work experience

Not Considered

level of applicant's interest
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $38,060
Room & board $13,940
Books & supplies $1,300
Other fees $2,150
Total $55,450
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Golf
Gymnastics
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Football, Ultimate frisbee

Intramural Sports Women

Football, Ultimate frisbee

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 3

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art/Art Studies, General
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Communication, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
French Language and Literature
Geology/Earth Science, General
History, General
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Sociology
Visual and Performing Arts, General
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

574

total students

NA%

in-state

NA%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

96%

549
students

Female
60%
327

Male
40%
222

4%

25
students

Female
52%
13

Male
48%
12

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

541
students

Female
61%
325

Male
39%
216

2%

8
students

Female
25%
2

Male
75%
6

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 70%
Student 4 year graduation rate 50%
Student 5 year graduation rate 7%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
16%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Hispanic/Latino
63%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Not Reported

Transfer students enrolled

-

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job bank
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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