Tuition & Fees

$32,998

$32,998

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Not Reported

undergraduateRatios

37%

male

63%

female

1

teacher

14

students

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Not Selective

87%

acceptance rate

Accepted 944
Declined + 141
Total Received 1,085
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Private (nonprofit)

1,369

undergraduate students

621

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Equine Studies
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 2080
ACT 2544

Social Networks

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Location

School Facts

Centenary University, founded in 1867, is a private, coeducational institution. Its 42-acre campus is located in Hackettstown, 55 miles from New York City.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,990
Established in 1867
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Methodist
Accredited by •  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  IACBE (International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

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Hackettstown, NJ

42-acre campus in Hackettstown (population: 9,549), 55 miles from New York City. Served by bus and train; major airports serve Newark (50 miles) and New York City. School operates transportation to equestrian center.

Centenary University
400 Jefferson Street
Hackettstown, NJ 07840

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
54%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
79%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
2 fraternities 3% of male students
 
3 sororities 3% of female students
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Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
($50 for international students)
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline March 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

87%

acceptance rate

Accepted 944
Declined + 141
Total Received 1,085

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Essay
Interview
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Secondary school record
Volunteer Work

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Religious affiliation/commitment
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Jenna Yount
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
P: 800 236-8679
F: 908 852-3454
centuadmissions@centenaryuniversity.edu

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $32,092
Room $7,680
Board $3,764
Additional fees $906
Total $44,442
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 908 852-1400, extension 2350
finaid@centenaryuniversity.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Evelynne Blatt
Director of Financial Aid
finaid@centenaryuniversity.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
equestrian sports
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
volleyball
wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

Cheerleading

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Dance, Dodgeball, Flag Football, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Kevin Davies (men's)
Assistant Athletic Director/associate Athletic Trainer/facility Director/head Women's Soccer Coach
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Colonial States Athletic Conference
Mascot
Cyclones
School colors
navy blue and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Biology
Business
Business Administration
Clinical Counseling
Communications
Counseling
Criminal Justice
Education
Educational Leadership
Educational Practice
English
Environmental Science
Equine Science
Equine Studies
Fashion
History
Instructional Leadership
Leadership/Public Administration
Liberal Arts
Paralegal/Legal Assistance
Political/Governmental Affairs
Psychology
Reading
School Counseling
Social Work
Sociology
Special Education
Theatre Arts
Visual Arts
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Equine Studies
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

1,990

total students

NA%

in-state

NA%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

69%

1,369
students

Female
63%
862

Male
37%
507

31%

621
students

Female
70%
435

Male
30%
186

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

82%

1,125
students

Female
64%
717

Male
36%
408

18%

244
students

Female
60%
145

Male
40%
99

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Transfer Admissions

Not Reported

Transfer applicants accepted

Not Reported

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
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 Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

96

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

128

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 8
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Japan
Malaysia
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Patricia Mahaffey
Coordinator of Study Abroad & International Student Admissions Counselor
908 852-1400, extension 2221
mahaffeyp@centenaryuniversity.edu

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