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Centenary University is a church-affiliated, liberal arts institution. It was founded in 1867 and operated as a women's college throughout much of its history before adopting coeducation in 1988. Its 42-acre campus is located in Hackettstown, approximately 50 miles west of New York City.

Website: www.centenaryuniversity.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,518
Undergraduate
Students
(62.1%) 942 Women
(37.9%) 576 Men
685
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
88% of 1,160 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
15-21 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$44,442
Tuition and Fees
$32,998
Room and Board
$11,444
Average Percent of Need Met
73%
Average Freshman Award
$22,333
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$25,019
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
82
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 25% of classes
10-19 students: 57% of classes
20-29 students: 18% of classes
30-39 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Hackettstown Population
9,607
Nearest Metropolitan Area
New York City
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
 
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Cyclones
Sororities
3% of women participate
Fraternities
4% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.6% Asian
10.6% Black/African-American
11.9% Hispanic/Latino
0.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
57.0% White
18.7% Unknown
International Students
2.7%
First-Year Students Returning
87.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
45.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
6.0%
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