Centenary College Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Centenary College
|Admission Standards||Very Easy|
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into Centenary College and can I get accepted? The school has a 87% acceptance rate ranking it #28 in New Jersey for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 944 out of 1,085 applicants were admitted making Centenary College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 61 percent. Only 22% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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Centenary College SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT86%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||490|
|SAT Math 25th||480|
|SAT Composite 25th||970|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||600|
|SAT Math 75th||570|
|SAT Composite 75th||1170|
|Average SAT Score||1070|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Centenary College?
Centenary College typically requires applicants to be in the top 66 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 970 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 1070 out of 1600. The school ranks #21 in New Jersey for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 86 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|
|1170 and Above||Good||>92%|
|1070 to 1170||Avg +||87%-92%|
|970 to 1070||Avg -||80%-87%|
|870 to 970||Reach||70%-80%|
|Less than 870||Low||<70%|
Centenary College ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT23%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||18|
|ACT Math 25th||19|
|ACT Composite 25th||19|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||24|
|ACT Math 75th||23|
|ACT Composite 75th||24|
|Average ACT Score||21|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Centenary College?
Admission data indicates that Centenary College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #12 in New Jersey for highest average ACT composite score. 23 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Centenary College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|24 and Above||Good||>93%|
|21 to 24||Avg +||87%-93%|
|19 to 21||Avg -||81%-87%|
|17 to 19||Reach||74%-81%|
|Less than 17||Low||<74%|
Centenary College has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||22%||21%||22%|
What are the requirements for admission to Centenary College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=183974 IPEDS survey data for Centenary College.