Admissions Information

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General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Online Application
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 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 75.04% and the yield is 20.06%. 464 men and 898 women applied to Centenary University and 344 men and 678 women students were accepted. Among them, 64 men and 141 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2019). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and the yield (also known as enrollment rate).
Acceptance Ratio 75.04%74.14%75.50%
Yield 20.06%18.60%20.80%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the 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 the 25th percentile is 465. The SAT Math score is 578 (75th) and 473 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 25 (75th percentile) and 15 (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

It requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), and Completion of College Preparatory Program 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
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended

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