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 600 students, provides smaller class sizes for enrolled students.

The majority of students that got into Centenary College of Louisiana got an SAT score between 1060 - 1250, 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 60 percent of all applicant were admitted at Centenary College of Louisiana, and from those that were granted acceptance roughly 31 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 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Centenary College of Louisiana was reported as 59.8% in Fall 2020 with over 920 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 2024 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2024-2025 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Centenary College of Louisiana has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 64.2%
  • 2017-2018: 61.8%
  • 2018-2019: 59.7%
  • 2019-2020: 59.8%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2024-2025: 56.5%

How Does Centenary College of Louisiana Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Centenary College of Louisiana is five percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Paul Quinn College79.2%
Central Baptist College40.0%
University of the Ozarks50.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

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

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Centenary College of Louisiana (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading530 - 630
Math530 - 620
Total Score1060 - 1250
ACT®Score Range
English22 - 30
Math19 - 26
Composite Score22 - 28
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