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Centenary College of Louisiana

About Centenary College of Louisiana


Centenary College of Louisiana has been challenging students to “Do More” since its founding in 1825. A selective, residential, national liberal arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church, it is the oldest chartered liberal arts college west of the Mississippi River. Centenary College is accredited by the Southern Association of Schools and Colleges Commission on Colleges and is a member of the Associated Colleges of the South.

About Our Students

FALL 2018 ADMISSIONS   Numbers are for degree-seeking students applied, admitted, and enrolled in the fall of 2018.


FALL 2018 ENROLLMENT   Numbers are for degree-seeking undergraduate students and graduate students enrolled in the fall of 2018.

Graduate Student: A student that holds a bachelor's degree or equivalent, and is taking courses at the post-baccalaureate level. Students formerly designated as first-professional students are now captured in the graduate student enrollment numbers.

Average High School GPA of the Freshman Class
3.54

FALL 2018 FRESHMAN CLASS
GEOGRAPHICAL PROFILE   Percentages are for the origins of first-time freshmen enrolled in the fall of 2018.

GENDER: ALL UNDERGRADUATES

Women 57%
Men 43%

DIVERSITY: ALL UNDERGRADUATES

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What Students Pay

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Our Graduates

Percentage of Students Who Graduate   Percentages are for full-time first-time bachelor's (or equivalent) degree-seeking undergraduate students who entered this institution in the summer or fall of 2012 and completed their degree at this institution by the fall of 2018.

Within 4 Years 55%
Within 5 Years 59%
Within 6 Years 60%

Bachelor’s Degrees Awarded Last Year*   This graphic represents the four majors in which the most bachelor's degrees were awarded between July 1, 2018 and June 30, 2019. The category of “All Others” is the sum of all the other majors earned at the institution in that year. Students with a double major will only be represented by the category of their first major.

Number of Degrees Awarded in 2018   Numbers are for degrees awarded between July 1, 2017 and June 30, 2018. Bachelor’s: Bachelor’s degrees are any degrees that normally require at least four but not more than five years of full-time equivalent college-level work. This includes ALL bachelor’s degrees awarded in a five-year cooperative (work-study plan) program which provides for alternate class attendance and employment in business, industry, or government and thus allows students to combine actual work experience with their college studies. Also, it includes bachelor’s degrees in which the normal four years of work are completed in three years. Master’s: Master’s degrees require the successful completion of a program of study of at least the full-time equivalent of one but not more than two academic years of study beyond the bachelor’s degree. Some of these degrees, such as those in Theology (ex., M.Div., M.H.L./Rav) that were formerly classified as first-professional degrees, may require more than two full-time equivalent academic years of work. Doctoral Doctoral degrees are the highest award a student can earn for graduate study. There are three categories of Doctoral degrees:
  • Doctor's degree-research/scholarship: Requires advanced work beyond the master's level, including the preparation and defense of a dissertation based on original research, or the planning and execution of an original project demonstrating substantial artistic or scholarly achievement.
  • Doctor's degree-professional practice: A doctor's degree that is conferred upon completion of a program providing the knowledge and skills for the recognition, credential, or license required for professional practice. The degree is awarded after a period of study such that the total time to the degree, including both pre-professional and professional preparation, equals at least six full-time equivalent academic years. Some of these degrees were formerly classified as first-professional and may include: Chiropractic (D.C. or D.C.M.); Dentistry (D.D.S. OR D.M.D.); Law (L.L.B. or J.D.); Medicine (M.D.); Optometry (O.D.); Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.); Pharmacy (Pharm.D.); Podiatry (D.P.M., Pod.D., D.P.); or, Vetrinary Medicine (D.V.M.), and others, as designated by the awarding institution.
  • Doctor's degree-other: A doctor's degree that does not meet the definition of a doctor's degree-research/scholarship or a doctor's degree-professional practice.

Thinking About Life After College

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Life on Campus

The sixty-five-acre campus of Centenary College of Louisiana, two miles south of downtown Shreveport, is widely known for its natural beauty and stately Georgian architecture.

Campus Safety

Our Department of Public Safety employs College police officers who are primarily charged with protecting the College community and property. The College police officers have successfully completed a Basic Law Enforcement Training Academy and have been commissioned by the State of Louisiana in accordance with Louisiana Revised Statute 17:1805.

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