Centenary College of Louisiana Admission RequirementsShreveport, Louisiana
Chances of getting into Centenary College of Louisiana
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 #10 in Louisiana for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 533 out of 893 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 47 percent. Centenary College of Louisiana typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 32% 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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Centenary College of Louisiana SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT35%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||530|
|SAT Math 25th||520|
|SAT Composite 25th||1050|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||610|
|SAT Math 75th||610|
|SAT Composite 75th||1220|
|Average SAT Score||1140|
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 51 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1050 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 1140 out of 1600. The school ranks #6 in Louisiana for highest average SAT composite score. 35 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.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1220 and Above||Good||>72%|
|1135 to 1220||Avg +||60%-72%|
|1050 to 1135||Avg -||47%-60%|
|965 to 1050||Reach||34%-47%|
|Less than 965||Low||<34%|
Centenary College of Louisiana ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT80%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||21|
|ACT Math 25th||19|
|ACT Composite 25th||21|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||31|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||27|
|Average ACT Score||24|
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 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #5 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.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|27 and Above||Good||>72%|
|24 to 27||Avg +||60%-72%|
|21 to 24||Avg -||47%-60%|
|18 to 21||Reach||34%-47%|
|Less than 18||Low||<34%|
Avg. High School GPA3.53
Typical High School GradesB+
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. 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.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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|
66% of Centenary College of Louisiana freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|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%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||30%||34%||32%|
Applications are DueAug 1, 2020
Days left to Apply16
Applicants have 16 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2020.
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.
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Jul 18||Jul 28|
What are the requirements for admission to Centenary College of Louisiana and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|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.
Frequently Asked Questions
35% of students submit their SAT scores to Centenary College of Louisiana. 80% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
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.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1050 and 1220. 35% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.