Overview

Applicants
1,038
Acceptance Rate
81%
Average HS GPA
3.04

GPA Breakdown

14%
Over 3.75
15%
3.50 - 3.74
10%
3.25 - 3.49
14%
3.00 - 3.24
29%
2.50 - 2.99
16%
2.00 - 2.49
2%
1.00 - 1.99

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SAT & ACT Test Scores

SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
410 - 540
SAT Math
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
410 - 550
ACT Composite
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
18 - 23

Testing Policies


Deadlines

Early Action — December 15


Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores

Selectivity Rating


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Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
17:1
Total Faculty
226
with Terminal Degree

117
Men
109
Women

Most frequent class size
10 - 19
Most frequent lab / sub section size
2 - 9

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 5 years
Graduate in 6 years

Majors

  • AGRICULTURE, AGRICULTURE OPERATIONS, AND RELATED SCIENCES.

  • Agriculture, General.

  • BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES.

  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General.

  • BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Accounting.
  • Business Administration and Management, General.
  • Business/Commerce, General.

  • EDUCATION.

  • Biology Teacher Education.
  • Business Teacher Education.
  • Elementary Education and Teaching.
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
  • History Teacher Education.
  • Mathematics Teacher Education.
  • Secondary Education and Teaching.
  • Social Studies Teacher Education.

  • ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS.

  • English Language and Literature, General.

  • HISTORY.

  • History, General.

  • HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES.

  • Criminal Justice/Police Science.

  • LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES.

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.

  • MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS.

  • Mathematics, General.

  • NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION.

  • Environmental Science.

  • PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS.

  • Social Work.

  • SOCIAL SCIENCES.

  • Sociology.

  • VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS.

  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
  • Fashion/Apparel Design.
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General.
  • Graphic Design.


Degrees

Associate
Bachelor's
Master's
Post-Bachelor's certificate
Terminal Associate
Transfer Associate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Regional Alumni
Opportunities at School

Coop
Experiential
Internship

Notable Faculty

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 5 years
Graduate in 6 years

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Regional Alumni
Opportunities at School

Coop
Experiential
Internship

ROI & Outcomes

Dates

Application Deadlines
Jun 1
Notification Date
Mar 15

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$20,997

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$19,234

Average Need-Based Loan
$6,408

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$20,000

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition (In-State)
$13,800
Tuition (Out-of-State)
$15,700
Required Fees
$1,100
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$666

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
$1,500
Transportation for Commuters
$1,500

On-Campus Room and Board
$6,850
Comprehensive Fee

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
Federal Perkins Loans
State Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
No

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
1,708
Foreign Countries Represented
17

Demographics

1.25%
Asian
9.92%
African-American
9.26%
Hispanic
60.47%
Caucasian
13.01%
Unknown
5.09%
International

60% female
40% male
20% are out of state
94% are full time
6% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
61%
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

First-Year Students living on campus
83%

Campus Environment
Suburban

Housing Options

Apartment Single
Dorms Coed

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
30
Number of Honor Societies
2

Number of Social Sororities
1
Number of Religious Organizations

1% join a sorority

Sports

Athletic Division
Division III

Men's Sports (Cyclones)
7 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Wrestling
Women's Sports (Cyclones)
7 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball

Student Services

Womens Center

Sustainability


Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
100

Fee for Network Use
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
Yes

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
No

Description
All resident students are issued a PC. There is one printer in each dorm room. There are five computer labs for commuter students, as well as other academic computer labs,including Computer Aided Design (CAD).

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Glenna Warren
Dean of Admissions

Address
Centenary College
400 Jefferson St.
Hackettstown, NJ 07840

Phone
(908) 852-1400


Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
David and Carol Lackland Center
Bennett Smith Dormitory
Reeves Athlectic Facility

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Mansfield Shopping Center
M and M Mars
Mama'sPizza

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: Varies
Average Length: 30 min.

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times
varies

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Advance Notice
Other

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Bus, Train


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