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Centenary College of Louisiana Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

61.8%
Admission Difficulty for Centenary College of Louisiana
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionLow

Can I get into Centenary College of Louisiana? The school has a 62% acceptance rate. Last year, 524 out of 848 applicants were admitted making Centenary College of Louisiana a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 38 percent. Centenary College of Louisiana typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 33% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1110-1280
Applicants Submitting SAT
26%
SAT Scores for Centenary College of Louisiana
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 570
SAT Math 25th 540
SAT Composite 25th 1110
SAT Scores for Centenary College of Louisiana
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 650
SAT Math 75th 630
SAT Composite 75th 1280
Estimated Average SAT 1200
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 39 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1110 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 1020. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1200 out of 1600. 26 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Centenary College of Louisiana admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1280 and Above Good >74%
1195 to 1280 Avg + 62%-74%
1110 to 1195 Avg - 49%-62%
1025 to 1110 Reach 36%-49%
Less than 1025 Low <36%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
22-28 
Applicants Submitting ACT
87%
ACT Scores for Centenary College of Louisiana
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 21
ACT Math 25th 20
ACT Composite 25th 22
ACT Scores for Centenary College of Louisiana
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 30
ACT Math 75th 27
ACT Composite 75th 28
Estimated Average ACT 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. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 87 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Centenary College of Louisiana.

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 >74%
25 to 28 Avg + 62%-74%
22 to 25 Avg - 49%-62%
19 to 22 Reach 36%-49%
Less than 19 Low <36%

Estimated GPA Requirements

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

You will need 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. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Centenary College of Louisiana accepts 62% 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 Admission Chances
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

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%

Admission Statistics

Centenary College of Louisiana admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 467 381 848
Accepted 298 226 524
Acceptance Rate 64% 59% 62%
Enrolled 95 78 173
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 32% 35% 33%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
99

Applicants have 99 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2019.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Centenary College of Louisiana before the Aug 1 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
May 4 May 17
Jun 1 Jul 10
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Jun 8 Jun 18
Jul 13 Jul 23

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Centenary College of Louisiana and what considerations affect 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.