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Centenary University
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  • 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 B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade C
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade C
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

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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 1,028 undergraduate students. The Centenary University acceptance rate is 98%. Popular majors include Business, Equine Studies, and Criminal Justice and Safety Studies. Graduating 68% of students, Centenary University alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $37,900.

About

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

Centenary University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Centenary Admissions

Acceptance Rate
98%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
990-1170
ACT Range
15-22
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$24,476 / 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
$24,470 / 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
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
85%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 13 responses
76%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 21 responses
77%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 22 responses

Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
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
    51%
  • On Campus
    44%
  • Online
    4%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,028 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
100
Undergrads Over 25
11%
Pell Grant
42%
Varsity Athletes
22%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 20 responses
  • Busy
    40%
  • Dedicated
    20%
  • Ambitious
    10%
  • Uneducated
    10%
  • Unique
    10%
  • Outgoing
    5%
  • Stressed
    5%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
70%
Poll
56%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 27 responses
Poll
47%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 30 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 17 responses
  • The main goal is helping students succeed.
    65%
  • Family
    18%
  • Dated
    6%
  • Incompetent
    6%
  • Peaceful
    6%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$45,800 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
68%
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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