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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.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||530|
|SAT Math 25th||530|
|SAT Composite 25th||1060|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||630|
|SAT Math 75th||620|
|SAT Composite 75th||1250|
|Average SAT Score||1160|
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
|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%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||22|
|ACT Math 25th||19|
|ACT Composite 25th||22|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||30|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||28|
|Average ACT Score||25|
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
|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%|
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.
|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|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
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%||33%||31%|
Applicants have 134 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Jun 1, 2021.
What are the requirements for admission to Centenary College of Louisiana and what student information is used for 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.
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 1060 and 1250. 35% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
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.