Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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Centenary College of Louisiana (Shreveport, LA)

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Centenary College of Louisiana is ranked 97 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 291 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 36%
Applicants who took ACT 83%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+4%
600-69920%
600+23%

SAT Math Score

700+30%
600-69945%
600+75%

ACT Score

30-369%
24-2949%
24+58%

Students applied747
Students admitted501
Admission rate67%

Students per faculty8

4-year graduation rate46%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$35,430
Fees$0
Room and board$12,980
Estimated book expense$1,200
Total cost$49,610

Cost after need-based aid$28,474
Cost after non-need-based aid$32,855

Average debt at graduation$25,770

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$40,400

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met68%
Average need-based aid$21,136
Average non-need-based aid$16,755

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment523

Full-Time

Men227
Women286

Part-Time

Men5
Women5

Freshmen retained74%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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