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Centenary University
  • 4 Year
  • HACKETTSTOWN, NJ

Report Card

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade C minus
  5. Athletics
    grade C+
  6. Party Scene
    grade C
  7. Professors
    grade C
  8. Location
    grade C+
  9. Dorms
    grade D+
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade C minus
  12. Safety
    grade B

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Centenary University is a private, Christian university located in Hackettstown, New Jersey. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,038 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Centenary University acceptance rate is 75%. Popular majors include Business, Liberal Arts and Humanities, and Equine Studies. Graduating 54% of students, Centenary University alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $37,900.

About

400 JEFFERSON ST
HACKETTSTOWN, NJ 07840
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
Colonial States Athletic Conference

Centenary University Rankings

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Centenary Admissions

Acceptance Rate
75%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
940-1150
ACT Range
15-25
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$22,221 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$25,894 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
83%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 12 responses
72%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 18 responses
74%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 19 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
2
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
1
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    25%
  • On Campus
    69%
  • Online
    6%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,038 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
155
Undergrads Over 25
8%
Pell Grant
46%
Varsity Athletes
20%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 17 responses
  • Busy
    41%
  • Dedicated
    24%
  • Ambitious
    12%
  • Uneducated
    12%
  • Unique
    12%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
83%
Poll
58%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 24 responses
Poll
44%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 27 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 14 responses
  • The main goal is helping students succeed.
    64%
  • Family
    21%
  • Incompetent
    7%
  • Peaceful
    7%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$45,800 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
54%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
62%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 13 responses

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