Centenary University

Hackettstown, NJ

Centenary University

Hackettstown, NJ

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Tuition & Fees

$34,498

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
560
25th
455
75th
540
25th
440
75th
23
25th
12
75th
18
25th
15
75th
22
25th
15
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undergraduateRatios

34%

male

66%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

92%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,248
Declined 94
Total Received 1,342
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Private

1,362

undergraduate students

700

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 2,062
Established in 1867
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Methodist

Social Networks

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: Large town

Centenary University
400 Jefferson Street
Hackettstown, NJ
07840

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
46%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
72%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not 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

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
560
25th
455
75th
540
25th
440
75th
23
25th
12
75th
18
25th
15
75th
22
25th
15

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Other application fee ($50 for international students)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted yes
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

92%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,248
Declined 94
Total Received 1,342

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Completion of college-prepatory program
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Formal demonstration of competencies

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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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Financial Aid

83%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$23,381

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $33,550
Room $8,028
Board $4,158
Additional fees $948
Books & supplies $900
Total $47,584
Average Financial Aid - $23,381
Total with Avg. Aid $24,203

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,402,481
State $3,889,557
Institutional $16,045,225
Other external $162,358
Total $22,499,621

Non-need-based

Federal
State $5,000
Institutional $1,393,016
Other external $72,775
Total $1,470,791
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Field hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Track and field x country
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading

Intramural/Recreational Sports

dance, dodgeball, flag football, soccer, softball, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Colonial States Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Biology Teacher Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Creative Writing.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Design and Visual Communications, General.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Environmental Science.
Equestrian/Equine Studies.
Experimental Psychology.
Fashion/Apparel Design.
Forensic Science and Technology.
General Studies.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
History Teacher Education.
History, General.
Horse Husbandry/Equine Science and Management.
Legal Assistant/Paralegal.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor.
Political Science and Government, General.
Public Administration.
Reading Teacher Education.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other.
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management.
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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

2,062

total students

86%

in-state

14%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

66%

1,362
students

Female
66%
895

Male
34%
467

34%

700
students

Female
72%
502

Male
28%
198

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

81%

1,107
students

Female
67%
741

Male
33%
366

19%

255
students

Female
60%
154

Male
40%
101

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
Hispanic/Latino
60%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

12%

Students are transfer students

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
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

96

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

128

semester hours

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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
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