Private 4 Year

Centenary College of Louisiana Demographics & Diversity

Shreveport, Louisiana

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Centenary College of Louisiana are primarily White with a smaller Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 33% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Centenary College of Louisiana students
Race Percent of Students
White 67%
Black 16%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 5%
International 2%
Race Unknown 0%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 21% more female students than male students enrolled at Centenary College of Louisiana with a gender ratio of 55% women to 45% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Centenary College of Louisiana has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Centenary College of Louisiana students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 45%
Women 55%
Enrollment by gender for Centenary College of Louisiana students
Gender Number of Students
Men 252
Women 304

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Centenary College of Louisiana serves a low number of students outside of Louisiana, with 64 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Centenary College of Louisiana students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 64%
Out of State 36%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$58,549 per year

39% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 3.1%
Part time Undergrads 1.5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=158477 IPEDS survey data for Centenary College of Louisiana.