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Centenary College of Louisiana Admission Requirements

Shreveport, Louisiana

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Chances of getting into Centenary College of Louisiana

Admissions

Acceptance Rate 
64%
Admission Difficulty for Centenary College of Louisiana
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Average 
Applicant Competition Low 
How hard is it to get into Centenary College of Louisiana and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Centenary College of Louisiana is 64%.  It ranks #6 in Louisiana for lowest rate of acceptance. Centenary College of Louisiana is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 549 out of 862 applicants were admitted.

The school has average admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 50 percent (SAT 980/1190 ACT 22/28). Centenary College of Louisiana typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.56. 28% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Centenary College of Louisiana application fee is $0 and applications are due by Jun 1.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Centenary College of Louisiana. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 35% of students submitted SAT scores and 80% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..

Centenary College of Louisiana SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
980-1190
Applicants Submitting SAT 
35%
SAT Scores for Centenary College of Louisiana
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 490
SAT Math 25th 490
SAT Composite 25th 980
SAT Scores for Centenary College of Louisiana
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 590
SAT Composite 75th 1190
Average SAT Score 1090

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 prefers applicants to be in the top 64 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 980 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 870. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1090 out of 1600. Centenary College of Louisiana ranks #8 in Louisiana for highest average SAT composite score. 35 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 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 
1190 and Above Good >77%
1085 to 1190 Avg + 64%-77%
980 to 1085 Avg - 48%-64%
875 to 980 Reach 33%-48%
Less than 875 Low <33%
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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 21
ACT Math 25th 19
ACT Composite 25th 22
ACT Scores for Centenary College of Louisiana
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 29
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 #2 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 2020 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 >77%
25 to 28 Avg + 64%-77%
22 to 25 Avg - 48%-64%
19 to 22 Reach 33%-48%
Less than 19 Low <33%
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Centenary College of Louisiana GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.56
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 3.56 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 64% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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Admission Statistics

Centenary College of Louisiana admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 524 338 862
Accepted 350 199 549
Acceptance Rate 67% 59% 64%
Enrolled 92 61 153
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 26% 31% 28%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Jun 1, 2022
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Jun 1, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Centenary College of Louisiana is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application 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 Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
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?

64% of those who apply are granted admission to Centenary College of Louisiana. Admission competition is low and the college has average 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 980 and 1190. 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.