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Centenary University
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  • 4 Year
  • HACKETTSTOWN, NJ

Centenary University Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
grade C
Based on housing cost, capacity, student reviews and additional factors.
On-Campus Housing Available
Yes
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
No
Freshmen Live On-Campus
70%
Undergrads in College Housing
No data available  
Average Housing Cost
$8,028 / year
Poll
32%
of students say overall dorm quality is great. 77 responses
Poll
32%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great. 25 responses

Food

Campus Food
grade B
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$4,284 / year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 13 responses
  • Both are good
    46%
  • Greenes beans
    23%
  • Lackland Dining center
    23%
  • Buffalo chicken wrap
    8%
55%
of students highly rate the dining facilities. 22 responses

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Campus Quality

Campus
grade C minus
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
grade C
Based on campus diversity, social scene, student reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
What is your overall opinion of your school and the campus community?
Based on 13 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    31%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    62%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    8%

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Safety

Safety
grade A minus
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
90%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus. 21 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 12 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    50%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    42%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    8%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 16 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    19%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    63%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    6%
  • Not very visible.
    13%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 30 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    7%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    30%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    47%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    17%
Men's Varsity Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Lacrosse, Soccer, Track and Field: X-Country, Wrestling
Women's Varsity Sports
Basketball, Equestrian, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field: X-Country, Volleyball, Wrestling

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Campus Ministries, Dance, Drama/Theater, Film Society, International Student Organizations, Literary Magazine, Radio Station, Student Government
Music
Choral Groups, Musical Theater
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 11 responses
  • Movie nights
    45%
  • RA events
    27%
  • I'm a commuter
    18%
  • I do not spend time on campus for leisure.
    9%

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Party Scene

Party Scene
grade C+
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 22 responses
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    9%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    32%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    18%
  • Parties? What parties?
    41%
Poll
What is the biggest social event of the year?
Based on 14 responses
  • President picnic
    64%
  • equine events
    14%
  • Can't really party because of COVID.
    7%
  • Halloween
    7%
  • Homecoming
    7%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
No data available  
Women in Sororities
No data available  
56%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 27 responses

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