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Centenary College Demographics & Diversity

Hackettstown, New Jersey

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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 are mainly White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has high racial diversity. 45% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Centenary College students
Race Percent of Students
White 55%
Black 11%
Hispanic 11%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
International 4%
Race Unknown 17%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 97% more female students than male students enrolled at Centenary College with a gender ratio of 66% women to 34% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Centenary College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Centenary College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 34%
Women 66%
Enrollment by gender for Centenary College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 606
Women 1,196

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Centenary College serves a very low number of students outside of New Jersey, with 83 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Centenary College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 83%
Out of State 15%
Foreign 3%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$87,083 per year

46% 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 30.8%
Part time Undergrads 5.2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=183974 IPEDS survey data for Centenary College.