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Centenary College of Louisiana Admission Requirements

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Chances of getting into Centenary College of Louisiana

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
59.8%
Admission Difficulty for Centenary College of Louisiana
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionAverage
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How hard is it to get into Centenary College of Louisiana and can I get accepted? The school has a 60% acceptance rate ranking it #8 in Louisiana for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 550 out of 920 applicants were admitted making Centenary College of Louisiana a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 43 percent. Centenary College of Louisiana typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 31% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

Centenary College of Louisiana SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1060-1250
Applicants Submitting SAT
35%
SAT Scores for Centenary College of Louisiana
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 530
SAT Math 25th 530
SAT Composite 25th 1060
SAT Scores for Centenary College of Louisiana
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 630
SAT Math 75th 620
SAT Composite 75th 1250
Average SAT Score 1160

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Centenary College of Louisiana?

Centenary College of Louisiana typically requires applicants to be in the top 49 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1060 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 960. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1160 out of 1600. The school ranks #4 in Louisiana for highest average SAT composite score. 35 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Centenary College of Louisiana admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1250 and Above Good >72%
1155 to 1250 Avg + 60%-72%
1060 to 1155 Avg - 47%-60%
965 to 1060 Reach 34%-47%
Less than 965 Low <34%
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Centenary College of Louisiana ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
22-28 
Applicants Submitting ACT
80%
ACT Scores for Centenary College of Louisiana
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 22
ACT Math 25th 19
ACT Composite 25th 22
ACT Scores for Centenary College of Louisiana
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 30
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 28
Average ACT Score 25

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Centenary College of Louisiana?

Admission data indicates that Centenary College of Louisiana regularly accepts students with ACT's of 22 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 37 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 19 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 25 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #3 in Louisiana for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 80 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Centenary College of Louisiana.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Centenary College of Louisiana admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
28 and Above Good >72%
25 to 28 Avg + 60%-72%
22 to 25 Avg - 47%-60%
19 to 22 Reach 34%-47%
Less than 19 Low <34%
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Centenary College of Louisiana GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.53
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Centenary College of Louisiana?

Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into Centenary College of Louisiana. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Centenary College of Louisiana was 3.53 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #2 in Louisiana for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Centenary College of Louisiana accepts 60% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Centenary College of Louisiana students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 35% Good
3.50 to 3.75 25% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 17% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 13% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 10% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 1% Low
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

66% of Centenary College of Louisiana freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Centenary College of Louisiana students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 32%
Top 25% of class 66%
Top 50% of class 89%
Bottom 50% of class 11%
Bottom 25% of class 3%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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Admission Statistics

Centenary College of Louisiana admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 573 347 920
Accepted 335 215 550
Acceptance Rate 58% 62% 60%
Enrolled 102 70 172
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 30% 33% 31%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jun 1, 2021
Days left to Apply
134

Applicants have 134 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Jun 1, 2021.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Centenary College of Louisiana and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Centenary College of Louisiana Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Centenary College of Louisiana
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=158477 IPEDS survey data for Centenary College of Louisiana.

FAQs

Does Centenary College of Louisiana prefer SAT or ACT?

35% of students submit their SAT scores to Centenary College of Louisiana. 80% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Centenary College of Louisiana?

60% of those who apply are granted admission to Centenary College of Louisiana. Admission competition is low and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Centenary College of Louisiana?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1060 and 1250. 35% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Centenary College of Louisiana?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 22 and 28. 80% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.