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Centenary College of Louisiana is a private institution that was founded in 1825. It has a city setting and the campus size is 68 acres. It utilizes a other-based academic calendar. Centenary College of Louisiana's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is National Liberal Arts Colleges, 170. Its tuition and fees are $29,500 (2012-13).
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Centenary College is a strong community that fosters a vibrant intellectual atmosphere and enables personalized, distinctive experiences for students. Our programs follow a simple, yet highly effective pattern - explore, invent, connect. All aspects of campus life encourage students to investigate the unfamiliar, to solve problems imaginatively, and to create connections to the rest of their world. Centenary students are exceptionally well prepared to excel in their personal and professional lives. Founded in 1825. Affiliated with the United Methodist Church.
|Religious affiliation||United Methodist|
When applying to Centenary College of Louisiana, it's important to note the application deadline is August 1, and the early action deadline is January 15. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due March 1. The application fee at Centenary College of Louisiana is $30. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 63.1 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||63.1%|
|Application deadline||August 1|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||March 1|
The student-faculty ratio at Centenary College of Louisiana is 11:1. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 70.5 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||N/A|
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Centenary College of Louisiana is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.
|Student gender distribution||N/A|
|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|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At Centenary College of Louisiana, 76.3 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $18,692.
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|Tuition and fees||$29,500 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$9,320 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data