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Centenary College of Louisiana Overview

Centenary College of Louisiana is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Shreveport, Louisiana. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

What Is Centenary College of Louisiana Known For?

133 Undergraduate Awards
$28,802 Avg Cost After Aid
62% Acceptance Rate
  • Students at Centenary Louisiana may have an easier time interacting with their teachers since the student to faculty ratio at the school is 9 to 1.
  • The highest award offered at Centenary Louisiana is the master's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 77% of the faculty were full-time.
  • Students who graduate from Centenary Louisiana with a bachelor's degree make about $44,900 a year. That's 10% more than those who graduate from other schools.
  • On average, it takes about 4.1 years for students from Centenary Louisiana to earn a bachelor's degree. This is excellent when compared to the average of 4.4 years.

Where Is Centenary College of Louisiana?

Location of Centenary College of Louisiana

Contact details for Centenary Louisiana are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2911 Centenary Boulevard, Shreveport, LA 71104
Phone: 318-869-5011

How Do I Get Into Centenary Louisiana?

You can apply to Centenary Louisiana online at:

Admission Requirements for Centenary Louisiana

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Centenary Louisiana?

62% Acceptance Rate
57% Of Accepted Are Women
26% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 62%, Centenary Louisiana does not let just anybody through their doors! Make sure you spend enough time polishing up your application so you will make a great impression.

Approximately 43% of accepted students are men and 57% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 59%, and the acceptance rate for women is 64%.

Average Test Scores

About 26% of students accepted to Centenary Louisiana submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 520 and 600. Math scores were between 510 and 610.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Centenary College of Louisiana  ( 520 to 600 )

SAT Math Scores for Centenary College of Louisiana  ( 510 to 610 )
Centenary Louisiana received ACT scores from 87% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 21 and 30. Math scores were between 20 and 27. Composite scores were between 22 and 28.

ACT English Scores for Centenary College of Louisiana  ( 21 to 30 )
ACT Math Scores for Centenary College of Louisiana  ( 20 to 27 )
ACT Composite Scores for Centenary College of Louisiana  ( 22 to 28 )

Can I Afford Centenary College of Louisiana?

$28,802 Net Price
69% Take Out Loans
9.4% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Centenary Louisiana is $28,802. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Centenary Louisiana, approximately 69% of students took out student loans averaging $8,491 a year. That adds up to $33,964 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Centenary Louisiana is 9.4%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

Centenary College of Louisiana Undergraduate Student Diversity

541 Full-Time Undergraduates
60% Women
34% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 549 undergraduate students at Centenary Louisiana, with 541 being full-time and 8 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Centenary Louisiana

There are also 25 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 541 full-time undergraduates at Centenary Louisiana, 40% are male and 60% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Centenary Louisiana

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Centenary College of Louisiana students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Centenary Louisiana Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 14
Black or African American 89
Hispanic or Latino 60
White 342
International Students 11
Other Races/Ethnicities 25

Geographic Diversity

Louisiana students aren't the only ones who study at Centenary College of Louisiana. At this time, 9 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 8 countries are represented at Centenary Louisiana. The most popular countries sending students to the school are France, Nepal, and United Kingdom.

Online Learning at Centenary College of Louisiana

0 Took All Classes Online
15 Took At Least One Class Online
0.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 15 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Centenary Louisiana has changed over the last few years.


This is the #2,028 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Centenary Louisiana regardless of major.

Centenary College of Louisiana Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
General Biology 29 0 29
General Psychology 20 0 20
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 14 14
Business Administration & Management 11 1 12
Communication & Media Studies 8 0 8
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 7 0 7
Mathematics 7 0 7
Geological & Earth Sciences 5 0 5
Political Science & Government 5 0 5
Sociology 5 0 5
Drama & Theater Arts 5 0 5
Fine & Studio Arts 5 0 5
Music 5 0 5
General English Literature 4 0 4
History 4 0 4
Economics 4 0 4
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 3 0 3
Accounting 3 0 3
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 2 2
Philosophy 2 0 2
Romance Languages 1 0 1
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 0 0
Religious Studies 0 0 0
Chemistry 0 0 0
TOTAL 133 17 150


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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