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 2018-19, the acceptance rate is 67.01% and yield is 22.97%. 517 men and 1,029 women applied to Centenary University and 331 men and 700 women students were accepted. Among them, 96 men and 140 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2018). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants1,5465171,029
Admitted1,036331700
Enrolled23896140
Acceptance Ratio 67.01%64.02%68.03%
Yield 22.97%29.00%20.00%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2018-2019, 190 students (81% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 28 students (12%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 550 and 25th percentile is 440. The SAT Math score is 540 (75th) and 430 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 66 (75th percentile) and 66 (25th percentile). .
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing440550
SAT Math430540
ACT Composite1722
ACT Math1622
ACT English1522
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Centenary University are low when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,076, 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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