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In the World#6027 of 14178
In North America#1570 of 2629
In the United States#1488 of 2528
In New Jersey#28 of 47
In Hackettstown#1 of 1

Quick Review

Religion
United Methodist
Acceptance rate
75%
Average SAT
1043
Average ACT
20
Avg. cost to attend
$22,221 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,193
Graduates
488
Male:Female Ratio
32:68
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Centenary University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate75%74%76%
Applicants1,362464898
Admissions1,022344678
Freshmen enrolled full time20063137
Freshmen enrolled part time514

381 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

234 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
164 or 80%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 938
or below

75% of them
had 1148
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Centenary University are 938-1148 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
28 or 14%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 15
or below

75% of them
had 25
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Centenary University are 15-25 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White990 (59%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown248 (15%)
Hispanic214 (13%)
Black or African American139 (8%)
Two or more races59 (4%)
Asian20 (1%)
Nonresident Alien10 (0.6%)
American Indian or Alaska Native1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$22,221/year
Average aid awarded
$25,894
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$15,601
$30-48K$14,580
$48-75K$19,706
$75-110K$24,547
$110K+$27,846

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$32,572$16,848
Tuition in-state$32,572$16,848
Tuition out-of-state$32,572$16,848
Fee in-district$920$216
Fee in-state$920$216
Fee out-of-state$920$216

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity722
Combined charge for room and board$11,948
Room charge$7,910
Meal charge$4,038

Centenary University Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Business Administration and Management, General125
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other64
Special Education and Teaching, General32
Equestrian & Equine Studies326
Educational Leadership and Administration, General218
Reading Teacher Education27
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies26
Fashion & Apparel Design19
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies18
Experimental Psychology18
Biology & Biological Sciences, General17
Social Work17
General Studies15
Sociology15
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth14
Public Administration12
History, General11
Communication, General11
Elementary Education and Teaching11
Theatre & Theatre Arts Management8
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor8
Political Science and Government, General7
Design and Visual Communications, General5
Accounting4
English Language and Literature, General4
Legal Assistant & Paralegal3
Creative Writing3
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision3
Horse Husbandry & Equine Science and Management2
Environmental Science2
Mathematics Teacher Education2
Forensic Science and Technology1
History Teacher Education1
Biology Teacher Education1
Grand Total243511818
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate54%53%54%
  • Full-time retention rate - 71%
  • Part-time retention rate - 50%

Publications & Citations

Publications
2
Citations
2

Publication count by topic

Philosophy
1
Mathematics
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Philosophy27802

General info

Alternative namesCU
Founded1867
WikipediaCentenary University
Colorscentenary blue, gray
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff219
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address400 Jefferson St
Hackettstown, New Jersey, 07840
United States
City population10,000
Phone9088521400
Fax+1 (908) 850 9508

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