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Centenary College

  • Hackettstown, NJ
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 60%40%
    student ratio
  • 1,708
    total students
  • $29,070 | $29,070
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Rolling
    fall application deadline
  • 90%
    acceptance rate
  • Moderately Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • 472
    sat math
  • 465
    sat reading
  • 460
    sat writing
  • 21
    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Agriculture
    • Equestrian Studies
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Finance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Management Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marketing/Marketing Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Mass Communication/Media
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Secondary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Special Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Sport And Fitness Administration/Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Social Work
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Criminology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • International Relations and Affairs
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Commercial and Advertising Art
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fashion/Apparel Design
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Graphic Design
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Theater Design and Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

90% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied1,038
    • Accepted944
    • Acceptance Rate90%
    • Enrolled1,708
    • Female Applicants645
    • Females Accepted587
    • Female Acceptance Rate91%
    • Male Applicants393
    • Males Accepted357
    • Male Acceptance Rate90%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
    • Required for Some Interview
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.04
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 465 410 540
    • SAT Math 472 410 550
    • SAT Writing 460 400 540
    • ACT Composite 21 18 23
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$29,070
    • Out-of-state tuition *$29,070
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$1,470.00
    • Room and board *$10,320.00
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students1,708
    • Male Student Percentage40%
    • Female Student Percentage60%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino9.26%
    • Black or African American9.92%
    • White or Caucasian60.47%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.5%
    • Asian1.25%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific IslanderNot Reported
    • Two or more races.5%
    • Unknown13.01%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout5.09% representing 9 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students17% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Coed housing , Female-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 56%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station No
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups No
  • Student Services
    • Legal services Not Reported
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities Yes
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations First Year Leaders, Student Government, Becca's Closet, ENACTUS, EVERGREEN
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division III
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No Yes No
    • Basketball No Division 3 No
    • Cheerleading No No No
    • Cross-country running No Division 3 No
    • Equestrian sports No Division C No
    • Golf No Division 3 No
    • Lacrosse No Division 3 No
    • Soccer No Division 3 No
    • Softball No No No
    • Volleyball No No No
    • Wrestling No Division 3 No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball No Division 3 No
    • Cheerleading No Division C No
    • Cross-country running No Division 3 No
    • Equestrian sports No Division C No
    • Golf No No No
    • Lacrosse No Division 3 No
    • Soccer No Division 3 No
    • Softball No Division 3 No
    • Volleyball No Division 3 No
    • Wrestling No No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty226
    • Full-time Percentage35%
    • Part-time Percentage65%
    • Female Percentage48%
    • Male Percentage52%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio17:1 or 2,107 students to 128 faculty

Location & Contact

400 Jefferson Street
NJ 07840-2100



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