|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
The acceptance rate at Centenary College is 93%. It ranks #31 in New Jersey for lowest rate of acceptance. Centenary College is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 1,248 out of 1,342 applicants were admitted.
The school has extremely easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 81 percent (SAT 895/1100 ACT 15/22). Centenary College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.23. 19% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
The Centenary College application fee is $0 and applications are due by Jul 1.
Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Centenary College. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 81% of students submitted SAT scores and 12% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||455|
|SAT Math 25th||440|
|SAT Composite 25th||895|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||560|
|SAT Math 75th||540|
|SAT Composite 75th||1100|
|Average SAT Score||1000|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Centenary College?
Centenary College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 100 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 895 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 790. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1000 out of 1600. Centenary College ranks #18 in New Jersey for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 81 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1100 and Above||Good||>96%|
|997 to 1100||Avg +||93%-96%|
|895 to 997||Avg -||89%-93%|
|793 to 895||Reach||82%-89%|
|Less than 793||Low||<82%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||12|
|ACT Math 25th||15|
|ACT Composite 25th||15|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||23|
|ACT Math 75th||18|
|ACT Composite 75th||22|
|Average ACT Score||18|
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 15 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 81 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 12 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 18 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 22 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #18 in New Jersey for highest average ACT composite score. 12 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Centenary College.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|22 and Above||Good||>96%|
|18 to 22||Avg +||93%-96%|
|15 to 18||Avg -||89%-93%|
|12 to 15||Reach||84%-89%|
|Less than 12||Low||<84%|
What GPA do you need to get into Centenary College?
Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Centenary College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Centenary College was 3.23 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #20 in New Jersey for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.23 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Centenary College accepts 93% of all applicants.
*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.23 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||17%||22%||19%|
Applicants have 4 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Jul 1, 2022.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Centenary College is $0. The school is free to apply to.
What are the requirements for admission to Centenary College and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|Test Scores||Considered but not required|
|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||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=183974 IPEDS survey data for Centenary College.
81% of students submit their SAT scores to Centenary College. 12% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
93% of those who apply are granted admission to Centenary College. Admission competition is and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 895 and 1100. 81% 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 15 and 22. 12% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.