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Centenary College Admission Requirements

Hackettstown, New Jersey

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Chances of getting into Centenary College

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
93%
Admission Difficulty for Centenary College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
How hard is it to get into Centenary College and can I get accepted?

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.

Test Optional

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..

Centenary College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
895-1100
Applicants Submitting SAT
81%
SAT Scores for Centenary College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 455
SAT Math 25th 440
SAT Composite 25th 895
SAT Scores for Centenary College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 560
SAT Math 75th 540
SAT Composite 75th 1100
Average SAT Score 1000

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Centenary College admission chances by SAT score
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%
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Centenary College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
15-22 
Applicants Submitting ACT
12%
ACT Scores for Centenary College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 12
ACT Math 25th 15
ACT Composite 25th 15
ACT Scores for Centenary College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 18
ACT Composite 75th 22
Average ACT Score 18

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 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

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Centenary College admission chances by ACT score
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%
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Centenary College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.23*
Typical High School Grades
B

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.

 What do these ratings mean?

*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.

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Admission Statistics

Centenary College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 854 488 1,342
Accepted 802 446 1,248
Acceptance Rate 94% 91% 93%
Enrolled 134 100 234
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 17% 22% 19%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jul 1, 2022
Days left to Apply
4

Applicants have 4 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Jul 1, 2022.

Application Fee

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

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Centenary College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Centenary College Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor 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
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
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.

FAQs

Does Centenary College prefer SAT or ACT?

81% of students submit their SAT scores to Centenary College. 12% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Centenary College?

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.

What SAT score is required for Centenary College?

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.

What ACT score is required for Centenary College?

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.