Centenary University

Hackettstown, New Jersey

Centenary University Overview

Student population

Address400 Jefferson St
Hackettstown, NJ
School Websitewww.centenaryuniversity.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size

Large

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Centenary University is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Hackettstown, New Jersey that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 1,546 students applied to Centenary University. Of those students, 1,033 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Centenary University was $32,092, in addition to fees of $906. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Centenary University.

Centenary University has a 59% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Centenary University Requirements

Academic standards

Moderate

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Applicants admitted

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The Centenary University acceptance rate is 67%. To put this into perspective, 1,033 of the 1,546 students who applied to Centenary University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Centenary University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Centenary University had an SAT score between the range of 870 and 1,090. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Centenary University was between 17 and 22 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Centenary University as part of their application.

Centenary University Cost

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Centenary University, the tuition for in-state residents is $32,092. Combined with fees of $906, room and board costs of $11,444, other expenses of $3,590 and the $1,200 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $32,998 in tuition.

Students at Centenary University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Centenary University was $4,808 last year, with 46% of students being awarded federal aid.

Centenary University Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio13:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Centenary University.

Centenary University has a good gender split, with 64% of undergraduates being female and 36% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are New Jersey residents; in fact, 83% of all students reside in New Jersey. However, 15% of students come from out-of-state and 2% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Centenary University is 13:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Centenary University Popular Majors and Programs

BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
EDUCATION
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
AGRICULTURAL/ANIMAL/PLANT/VETERINARY SCIENCE AND RELATED FIELDS
SOCIAL SCIENCES
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS

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