Centenary College of Louisiana

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Centenary College of Louisiana can be found in Shreveport, LA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. The small size of enrollment, which is approximately around 1000 students, provides smaller class sizes for enrolled students.

The majority of students that got into Centenary College of Louisiana got an SAT score between 975 - 1185, or got accepted with an ACT composite score in the range of 22 - 28. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Centenary College of Louisiana average GPA ranges from 3.23 to 3.52 for accepted students. Approximately 70 percent of all applicant were admitted at Centenary College of Louisiana, and from those that were granted acceptance roughly 29 percent continued on to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at centenary.edu.

Overall Centenary College of Louisiana Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Centenary College of Louisiana was reported as 66.0% in Fall 2013 with over 670 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 22 - 28
  • Average GPA: 3.23 - 3.52

How Hard Is It to Get into Centenary College of Louisiana?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Centenary College of Louisiana is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2020 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2020-2021 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Centenary College of Louisiana has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 54.3%
  • 2010-2011: 60.0%
  • 2011-2012: 63.1%
  • 2012-2013: 64.1%
  • 2013-2014: 66.0%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2020-2021: 63.5%

How Does Centenary College of Louisiana Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Centenary College of Louisiana is nineteen percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Paul Quinn College98.6%
Northwood University-Texas25.8%
Central Baptist College54.1%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Centenary College of Louisiana (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English22 - 30
Math21 - 26
Composite Score22 - 28
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