Centenary College of Louisiana

2911 Centenary Blvd, Shreveport, United States
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Overview of Centenary College of Louisiana

About this school

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.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:533
    • Men:234 Men (43.9%)
    • Women:299 Women (56.1%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Centenary College of Louisiana is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
3
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
3
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
2911 Centenary Boulevard
City, State, Zip
Shreveport, LA 71104
Phone
(318) 869-5131
Fax
(318) 869-5005
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
February 15
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
December 15
Early Action Notification
Not reported

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
Recommended for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
62% of 848 applicants were admitted
Women
Not reported
Men
Not reported

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
Not reported
Women
102 admitted students enrolled
Men
91 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.58
375 And Above
33%
3.50 - 3.74
30%
3.25 - 3.49
15%
3.00 - 3.24
7%
2.50 - 2.99
14%
2.00 - 2.49
1%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
564 average |510-610 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
2%
• Score 600 - 700
27%
• Score 500 - 600
62%
• Score 400 - 500
7%
• Score 300 - 400
2%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
• Score 700 - 800
4%
• Score 600 - 700
29%
• Score 500 - 600
53%
• Score 400 - 500
13%
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
25 average |22-28 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
15%
• Score 24 - 29
43%
• Score 18 - 23
42%
• Score 12 - 17
0%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $36,580 (67.37%)
  • Room & Board: - $13,400 (24.68%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,300 (2.39%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,020 (5.56%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Centenary College of Louisiana accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline November 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning December 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002003
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
169 (97.7%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
138 (81.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
138 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
34 (24.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
73%
Average Award
$28,259
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 138 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $25,351
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 85 (61.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,721
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 31 (22.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
35 (20.2%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $21,943

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
463 (89.0%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
407 (87.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
406 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
92 (22.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
75%
Average Award
$30,528
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 406 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $26,816
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 275 (67.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,479
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 76 (18.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
109 (21.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $22,400

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
75%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$32,900
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
19.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Humanities, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Dance, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Hobbies/Interests, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Educators, Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, First-Generation College Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Relatives of Clergy, Religious Affiliation, Siblings of Current Students, Veterans, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,285

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Other

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


55

Part-Time Faculty


25

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


66%

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
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 27% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 73% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
573,808
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Centenary College of Louisiana provides visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


78.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


Not reported

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (24)


  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biophysics
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • History, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Music, General
  • Neuroscience
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Sociology
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Student-designed major, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Biological/life sciences, Business/marketing, Social sciences

Online Degrees


Engineering, speech pathology

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (4)


  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Education--General
  • Elementary Education
  • Secondary Education

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


200,327

Nearest Metropolitan Area


Shreveport

Campus Size


65 acres

Weather


Temperature
34.8 average low in January, 89.7 average high in September
Rain
99 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Bus Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Shreveport
Nearest Train Station
30 mile(s) from campus in Marshall, Tex.

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing

Students of College Housing


Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through senior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Centenary Gentlemen (Gents), Centenary Ladies
School Colors
Maroon and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Gymnastics
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Gymnastics
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football, soccer, softball, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Centenary College of Louisiana offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, intramural sports, residence life (centenary activities board), fellowship of christian athletes, christian leadership center, media group

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


524

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
533
Women
299
Men
234

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 1.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 3.1% Asian
  • 16.5% Black/African-American
  • 9.8% Hispanic/Latino
  • 5.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 64.3% White
  • 0.0% Unknown

International Students


2.3%

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


55

Student Resources

Study resources