Centenary University Admissions

Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Admission Informationwww.centenaryuniversity.edu/freshmen/applying-to-centenary/
Online Applicationhttps://apply.centenaryuniversity.edu/Datatel.ERecruiting.Web.External/Pages/welcome.aspx
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedAssociate, Bachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Doctorate (Research)

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Admission Statistics

For academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 75.04% and yield is 19.96%. 464 men and 898 women applied to Centenary University and 343 men and 682 women students were accepted. Among them, 65 men and 143 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2019). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants1,362464898
Admitted1,022343682
Enrolled20465143
Acceptance Ratio 75.04%73.92%75.95%
Yield 19.96%18.95%20.97%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2019-2020, 164 students (80% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 28 students (14%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 570 and 25th percentile is 465. The SAT Math score is 578 (75th) and 473 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 70 (75th percentile) and 70 (25th percentile). .
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing465570
SAT Math473578
ACT Composite1525
ACT Math1523
ACT English1222
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Centenary University are relatively low when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,075, ACT: 62 - Private (not-for-profit) Master's College and University (medium programs)).

Application Requirements

Centenary University requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank and High School Record (or Transcript) to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript) and Completion of College Preparatory Program. Next table summarizes Centenary University application requirements.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and required years of subject, see Centenary University online application page .
Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankRecommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRecommended
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended


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