Admissions Information

Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Admission Informationwww.centenaryuniversity.edu/admission-aid/freshmen/
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)

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2020-21, the acceptance rate is 93.00% and the yield is 18.75%. 488 men and 854 women applied to Centenary University and 446 men and 802 women students were accepted. Among them, 100 men and 134 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2020). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants1,342488854
Admitted1,248446802
Enrolled234100134
Acceptance Rate 93.00%91.39%93.91%
Yield 18.75%22.42%16.71%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2020-2021, 155 students (67% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 15 students (6%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 560 and the 25th percentile is 455. The SAT Math score is 540 (75th) and 440 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 22 (75th percentile) and 15 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing455560
SAT Math440540
ACT Composite1522
ACT Math1518
ACT English1223
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Centenary University are low when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,075, ACT: 62 - Private (not-for-profit) Master's College and University (medium programs)).

Application Requirements

It 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 and High School Rank. The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply Centenary University.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankNeither required nor recommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRecommended
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresConsidered but not Required
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended


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