1,518
Students
Financial aid thermometer
19,967
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
87
87%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Centenary University is a Comprehensive institution located in Hackettstown, NJ, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 400 Jefferson Street
Hackettstown, NJ  07840
United States
Contact Jenna Yount
Director of Admissions
Email: yountj@centenaryuniversity.edu
Phone: 908-852-1400

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
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Management Science Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Commercial And Advertising Art Checkmark
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Theater/theater Arts Management Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,160
Applied
1,018
Accepted
1,518
Enrolled
88%

Applying

30
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Required for some programs Interview
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 15 21

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

32,092
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Fees

906
Full-time student fees
11,444
Room & board
7,680
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes

Financial Aid

19,967
Avg. Financial Aid Package
22,333
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
3,827
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
5,414
Avg. Loan Aid
9,157
Avg. Grant Aid
15,457
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
72%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
11%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,518
Total undergrad students
3%
International Students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.59%
Black or African American 10.34%
White or Caucasian 55.47%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2%
Asian 1.52%
Other 18.18%

Gender

Male (37.94%)
Female (62.06%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing Not Reported

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Campus events:
President's Ball, Campus Picnic and Convocation

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
First Year Leaders, Student Government, ENACTUS, Honor Societies and Fraternities and Sororities

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball No Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark 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
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball No Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark 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