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Centenary College of Louisiana is a private institution. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 698, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 68 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Centenary College of Louisiana's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is National Liberal Arts Colleges, 167. Its tuition and fees are $30,740 (2013-14).
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Founded in 1825, Centenary College of Louisiana is the oldest chartered liberal arts college west of the Mississippi River. A member of the Associated Colleges of the South, Centenary is a selective, private, residential institution. Consistent with its affiliation with the United Methodist Church, the College encourages a lifelong dedication not only to learning but also to serving others.
|School type||private, coed college|
When applying to Centenary College of Louisiana, it's important to note the application deadline is August 1, and the early action deadline is December 15. The application fee at Centenary College of Louisiana is $30. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 64.1 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||64.1%|
|Application deadline||August 1|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||N/A|
The student-faculty ratio at Centenary College of Louisiana is 9:1, and the school has 74.3 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Centenary College of Louisiana include: Business Administration and Management, General; Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General; Biology/Biological Sciences, General; Psychology, General; and Sociology.
Centenary College of Louisiana has a total undergraduate enrollment of 698, with a gender distribution of 43.7 percent male students and 56.3 percent female students. At this school, 56 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 44 percent of students live off campus. Centenary College of Louisiana is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.
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|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity||N/A|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA III|
Campus Info & Services
Centenary College of Louisiana offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Centenary College of Louisiana also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Centenary College of Louisiana, 30 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Centenary College of Louisiana.
|Students who have cars on campus||30%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
Paying for School
At Centenary College of Louisiana, 57.4 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $25,230.
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|Tuition and fees||$30,740 (2013-14)|
|Room and board||$9,620 (2013-14)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data