Centenary College of Louisiana in Shreveport

Shreveport, LA

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Overview

Centenary College of Louisiana offers 82-degree programs. Student-to-faculty ratio is 8:1. 1 high safety campus. Acceptance Rate is 66%. The most popular test is SAT - 36% of students submitted it in comparison to 83% of students who submitted ACT. 43.6% are women, and 56.4% are men. 3% percents of international students. Centenary College of Louisiana is a member of 5 athletic associations. The average annual total cost of attendance at Centenary College of Louisiana is 21734$, that is above national average. Total price of living is between $38400 and $49950 per year. 55% of full-time Centenary College of Louisiana students completed their education program in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is above national average. Average salary after attending is $40,400, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The Centenary College of Louisiana is a private and academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and receive Title IV aid. The total cost of attendance depends on whether undergraduates live on campus, off campus (not with family), or off campus (with family).

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$21,734
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By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Centenary College of Louisiana students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$16,346
$30,001 - $48,000$17,283
$48,001 - $75,000$23,295
$75,001 - $110,000$22,857
$110,001+$29,215

Admission considerations

Required:

  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record
  • Recommendations
  • Admission test scores
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Recommended:

  • Secondary school rank
  • Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended:

  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Finance

Charges:

  • Typical room charge for academic year: 6145

  • Typical board charge for academic year: -

  • Combined charge for room and board: -

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Percent of students with financial aid

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25%

Types of financial aids

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535 of Centenary College of Louisiana undergraduate students were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 97 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Centenary College of Louisiana number 22 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Louisiana.

Students at Centenary College of Louisiana awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a federal, state, local or institutional grant aid.

Salary After Attending

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$40,400

According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

Students services

Career

Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Yellow Ribbon Program

Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families

Disability services

5%

Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Alternative tuition plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

Tuition payment plan

Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

Special learning opportunities

Here are the learning opportunities available in Centenary College of Louisiana.

Study abroad

Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)

Teacher certification: approved by the state for initial certification or licensure of teachers

Study abroad - programs and arrangements offering students a possibility to complete part of the college program studying in another country.

Teacher certifications programs are designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers in elementary, middle/junior high, and secondary schools.

Athletic associations

  • Member of National Athletic Association
  • Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
  • NCAA/NAIA member for basketball
  • NCAA/NAIA member for baseball
  • NCAA/NAIA member for cross country/track

Graduation Rate

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55%
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Centenary College of Louisiana graduation rate is above the national average.

55% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Centenary College of Louisiana completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes an extensive number of students. This index doesn’t take into consideration students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading perception. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare schools.

Applying information

Average number of admissions to one applicant

1 : 1

Average number of applicants to one enrolled

5 : 1

Admission considerations

Required:

  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record
  • Recommendations
  • Admission test scores
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Recommended:

  • Secondary school rank
  • Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended:

  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Acceptance Rate

The percentage of students given offers out of all those that applied.

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66%

In comparison to National Average

Centenary College of Louisiana acceptance rate is below national average.

In comparison to state Average

Average acceptance rate for institutions in state is 69%, so acceptance rate value is below state average for 3% only.

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66%
BELOW AVERAGE

In comparison to an average acceptance rate in of colleges in $20k - $30k price range

Average acceptance rate for all institutions in state in the same net price range is 72%, so Centenary College of Louisiana acceptance rate value is below state net price average for 6%.

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66%
BELOW AVERAGE

Admissions yield

Of those that receive offers to enroll, this is the percent of students that actually do enroll. It is equal to the number of students that enroll divided by the number of accepted students multiplied by 100.
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28%

Total

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28%

Full time

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0%

Part time

Retention rate

Full-time retention rate

74%

Part-time retention rate

0%

The Centenary College of Louisiana full-time retention rate is 74% and part-time retention rate is 0%.

Retention rate is the percentage of the institution's first-time first-year undergraduate students who continue at that institution the next year. E.g., full-time students who study in the fall semester and keep on studying in the same program next fall semester are counted in the retention rate.

Retention rate is an important indicator: if it is high, it shows that school offers quality curriculum, good student environments and cultures as more students choose to continue their studies.

SAT/ACT scores

SAT scores

Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking Centenary College of Louisiana students submitting SAT scores

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36%

Composite SAT Range (25th - 75th):
980 - 1200

SAT Range by section (25th - 75th)
Critical Reading: 490 - 590
Math: 490 - 610
Writing: 0 - 0

SAT Test Score Range

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ACT scores

Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking Centenary College of Louisiana students submitting ACT scores

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83%

Composite ACT Range (25th - 75th):
21 - 28

ACT Range by section (25th - 75th)
English: 21 - 30
Math: 21 - 26
Writing: 0 - 0

ACT Test Score Range

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SAT Score Converter

The new SAT is scored out of 1600 after the adjustments made in 2016. The old SAT was scored out of 2400. If you took an old SAT, you can convert your score to the new SAT score using the SAT Score Converter.

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Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Centenary College of Louisiana is 8:1, that means that for every 8 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio

8:1
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Men/Women

Number of international students

19
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3%

Percent of international students

Race/ethnicity breakdown

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Students enrollment in distance education

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In Centenary College of Louisiana the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown

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Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Centenary College of Louisiana and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in not reported location.

Campus Safety

The percentage of crimes on Main Campus

The campus located by 2911 Centenary Boulevard address in Shreveport, Louisiana.

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Main Campus in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is a part of Centenary College of Louisiana with 3.23% of maximum crimes a year. The most often crimes detected on Main Campus are burglary, motor vehicle theft, and robbery.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Centenary College of Louisiana offers 82 programs in total: 70 are for Bachelor's degree and 12 are Master's degree.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 130 universities in Louisiana state. Centenary College of Louisiana is one of the few institutions in Louisiana that offers a Bachelor's degree program.

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Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the Louisiana state average data to help you compare.

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Centenary College of Louisiana provides coursework for undergraduate students and graduate students.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 625 students with 18755 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period. The enrollment for graduates was 39 with 939 credit hours.

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Student Reviews and Ratings for Centenary College of Louisiana

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Overall Rating:

Great Instructor's

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Overall Rating:

A great private college in the heart of Shreveport. Number one in the nation in international study abroad!

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Overall Rating:

I enjoys every minute I was there. Left Ther with a good education, great friends, and wonderful memories!!

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Overall Rating:

I had the chance to attend Centenary College of Louisiana as a foreign student in 2011. By far this experience has been the best of my life : they all gave me the opportunity to meet students from different nationalities and to share unforgetable moments with them on an American campus.

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Overall Rating:

I've known several who have graduated from Centenary, and they have done well...

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Location & Website

Address: 2911 Centenary Boulevard

Place:

Religious affiliation: United Methodist

Calendar system: Semester

General Phone Number: +3188695011

Institution is active in current year: 1

Institution's internet website address: centenary.edu

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