Centenary University

Hackettstown, NJ

Centenary University

Hackettstown, NJ

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Tuition & Fees

$32,998

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

38%

male

62%

female

-

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

87%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,018
Declined 142
Total Received 1,160
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Private

1,518

undergraduate students

685

graduate students

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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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,203
Established in 1867
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation United Methodist Church

42-acre campus in Hackettstown (population: 9,554), 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.

  • Campus Setting: Suburbs
  • Metropolitan area: New York City
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Newark Liberty International

Centenary University
400 Jefferson Street
Hackettstown, NJ
07840

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • First Year Leaders
  • Student Government
  • ENACTUS
  • Honor Societies
  • Fraternities and Sororities

Top Events

  • President's Ball
  • Campus Picnic
  • Convocation
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities 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
Application fee $30

Not Selective

87%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,018
Declined 142
Total Received 1,160

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

extracurricular activities
application essay
interview
recommendation(s)

Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
state residency

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,198

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $32,092
Room & board $11,444
Additional fees $906
Total $44,442
Average Financial Aid - $5,198
Total with Avg. Aid $39,244

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

Installment payment plan yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Commercial and Advertising Art
Communication, General
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Criminology
Design and Applied Arts, Other
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Equestrian/Equine Studies
Fashion/Apparel Design
Finance, General
General Studies
Graphic Design
History, General
International Relations and Affairs
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Management Science
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Work
Sociology
Special Education and Teaching, General
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional

2,203

total students

NA%

in-state

NA%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

69%

1,518
students

Female
62%
942

Male
38%
576

31%

685
students

Female
70%
482

Male
30%
203

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

95%

1,444
students

Female
62%
894

Male
38%
550

5%

74
students

Female
65%
48

Male
35%
26

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 87%
Student 4 year graduation rate 46%
Student 5 year graduation rate 10%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Hispanic/Latino
55%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
18%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown

Not Reported

Transfer students enrolled

-

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
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 yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation

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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