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Centenary College

400 Jefferson St, Hackettstown, NJ

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Centenary College, a nonprofit private institution, offers a variety of program options, allowing students to choose which major is right for them. Located in Hackettstown, New Jersey, the school offers a suburban setting for students to study in. The school's United Methodist affiliation is one of its defining characteristics and plays an important role within the school's curriculum. Approximately two thousand students enroll at Centenary College yearly.

Students can pick from several areas of study, including but not limited to:

  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences
  • Security And Protective Services
  • Psychology
  • Agriculture Operations

To be considered for admissions, applicants may be required to fill out an application, provide letters of recommendations, and submit high school records and test scores, which are then studied by the admissions office. An ACT or SAT exam is required prior to applying, with scores in a range of 820 to 1000 on the SAT and within the range of 16 to 21 on the ACT is typical among students admitted to this school. This school admits approximately 90% of applicants annually. Of those accepted, about 31% registered for enrollment. More information regarding admissions can be found at centenaryuniversity.edu.

Tuition is approximately $32,000 per year, though it may change based on different types of circumstances. Students should visit the school's tuition calculator to see the personalize cost of attendance. Some students at Centenary College may be eligible for financial aid, which is typically offered as grants or student loans.

The Centenary College "Cyclones" have a number of intercollegiate athletic programs through participation in the NCAA. Available athletic programs offered may include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division III)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division III)
  • Golf (NCAA Division III)
  • Lacrosse (NCAA Division III)

Students can visit the website to obtain a complete list of academic programs offered, financial aid details, and more that is available at this school.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admission details below may give you an idea of the candidates Centenary College accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at Centenary College is about 2,300. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 10% enrolling as graduate students and 68% as undergraduate students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • The estimated tuition range is around $30,000-$36,000 per year
  • Part time students pay in the range of $580 to $700 per unit
  • On-campus housing and meals are estimated to cost around $13,000

Financial Aid Details

The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships99%$22,262
Receiving Student Loans82%$9,351
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, Centenary College may provide student services including:

  • Online course work available
  • Night and weekend classes available
  • Remedial courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Assistance to find work

Graduation Rates

Centenary College has an overall graduation rate which is close to 57%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years56%
Graduating in 5 Years0.7%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Teacher Education (Bachelor's) Program
    • * Accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee (since 2005)
  • Graduate Teacher Education Program
    • * Accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee (since 2005)

Intercollegiate Athletics

Centenary College is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division III (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (364)
  • Basketball (364)
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Centenary College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Agriculture Operations

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Education

English Language and Literature

History

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Psychology

Public Administration and Social Services

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Centenary College for official up-to-date information.

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
86.76%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
100%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
17:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
8

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$18,134