Centenary College: Review & Facts

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Centenary College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,580 students enrolled. This institution was established in 1867 and is the only school located in Hackettstown, New Jersey.

Centenary College is affiliated with United Methodist Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
28
Associate's degree, bachelor's degree, and master's degree are offered at Centenary College.

Centenary College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 28 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, General Studies, Psychology, and Education. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
80%
The rate of student retention at Centenary College is high at 80% (above New Jersey average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Centenary College is below average: 52%. Around 18% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Centenary College is decent - 16:1. Read more regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$29,700
Average tuition pricing is very high, around $28,500 per academic year. The additional fees at Centenary College beyond tuition are approximately $1,200; this totals $29,700 per academic year.

Read the details about Centenary College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
89%
As reported in recent data, 1,014 applications were submitted and 904 were accepted; so it is easy to become a student at this school.

Centenary College might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Centenary College in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
D-
Centenary College provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Centenary College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Centenary College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 800 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing option.

Based on the college crime numbers, Centenary College seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Centenary College Location and Maps



Post Address: Centenary College, 400 Jefferson St, Hackettstown, New Jersey 07840, USA
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