Centenary University School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Hackettstown, NJ

$33,492

Avg tuition

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About Centenary University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Christian, United Methodist  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

Centenary University is a small private university located on a suburban campus in Hackettstown, New Jersey. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,681, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 75%. The university offers 25 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 54%, and a student-faculty ratio of 12:1. Tuition and fees for students are $33,492.

Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

75% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Test scores Required

High school rank Not required or recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Recommended

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Recommended

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 938-1148

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 15-25

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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2k

Students Enrolled

37%

Online Student Enrollment

12:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online
On-campus
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

White

59%

Unknown

15%

Hispanic

13%

Black

8%

Two or more races

4%

Non-U.S. Citizen

1%

Asian

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

Information not available

Female student population

67%

Socio-economic diversity

46% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

4

Total Online Enrollment

615

Student Location Breakout

37% 63%

Percent of Programs Online

91% On-campus

9% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates 100% online

Associate Not offered

Bachelor's 4% online

Graduate Certificate 50% online

Master's 10% online

Doctorate Not offered

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

46%

State Grant Aid

42%

Institution Grant Aid

100%

Pell Grant

46%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,198
State Grant Aid $10,577
Institution Grant Aid $19,011
Pell Grant Aid $4,663

Financial Outlook

$42k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$25k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.