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Centenary, founded in 1825, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 68-acre campus is located two miles from downtown Shreveport, in northwest Louisiana. Campus architecture is primarily Georgian style.

Website: www.centenary.edu/

Private
Co-ed
552
Undergraduate
Students
(57.1%) 315 Women
(42.9%) 237 Men
33
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
60% of 893 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
February 15

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.54
SAT Math
520-610 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
530-610 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
21-28 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$55,750
Tuition and Fees
$37,310
Room and Board
$13,670
Average Percent of Need Met
78%
Average Freshman Award
$33,380
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$27,359
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Other
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
55
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 52% of classes
10-19 students: 34% of classes
20-29 students: 10% of classes
30-39 students: 2% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Shreveport Population
200,327
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Shreveport
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
 
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Centenary Gentlemen (Gents), Centenary Ladies
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.0% Asian
14.3% Black/African-American
10.6% Hispanic/Latino
6.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
65.9% White
0.0% Unknown
International Students
2.7%
First-Year Students Returning
76.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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