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Centenary College of Louisiana (Shreveport, LA)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 24.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 87.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 20.70%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 0.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 20.7%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 8.90%
SAT I Math score 700+: 2.90%
SAT I Math score 600+: 11.8%
ACT score 24-29: 39.30%
ACT score 30-36: 17.27%
ACT score 24+: 57.00%
Students applied: 769
Students admitted: 505
Admission rate: 66%
Students per faculty: 8
4-year graduation rate: 42.3%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 80%
Full-time enrolled men: 235
Full-time enrolled women: 309
Part-time enrolled men: 3
Part-time enrolled women: 6
Total enrollment: 553

COSTS

Tuition: $33,900
Room and board: $12,350
Est. book expense: $1,200
Fees: $0
Total cost: $47,450
Cost after need-based aid: $25,541
Cost after non-need-based aid: $31,587
Average debt at graduation: $27,692

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 75%
Average need-based aid: $21,909
Average non-need-based aid: $15,863
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
126
Average aid package: $25,657
Students receiving need-based aid: 424
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 77%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
98%
% receiving student loans: 54%