Centenary College of Louisiana Admission Requirements
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 62% acceptance rate ranking it #11 in Louisiana for lowest rate of acceptance. 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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Centenary College of Louisiana SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT26%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||570|
|SAT Math 25th||540|
|SAT Composite 25th||1110|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||650|
|SAT Math 75th||630|
|SAT Composite 75th||1280|
|Average SAT Score||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. The school ranks #6 in Louisiana for highest average SAT composite score. 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.
|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%|
Centenary College of Louisiana ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT87%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||21|
|ACT Math 25th||20|
|ACT Composite 25th||22|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||30|
|ACT Math 75th||27|
|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 #2 in Louisiana for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 87 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Centenary College of Louisiana.
|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%|
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 62% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|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)||32%||35%||33%|
Applications are DueAug 1, 2020
Days left to Apply284
Applicants have 284 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.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Nov 2||Nov 15|
|Dec 7||Dec 20|
|Mar 14||Mar 27|
|May 2||May 15|
|Jun 6||Jul 15|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Oct 26||Nov 14|
|Dec 14||Dec 24|
|Feb 8||Feb 19|
|Apr 4||Apr 14|
|Jun 13||Jun 23|
|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.