Tool December 2017

Best Values in Colleges

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Centenary College of Louisiana (Shreveport, LA)

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Centenary College of Louisiana is ranked 87 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 272 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 35%
Applicants who took ACT 85%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+5%
600-69915%
600+20%

SAT Math Score

700+8%
600-69915%
600+23%

ACT Score

30-3614%
24-2946%
24+60%

Students applied886
Students admitted569
Admission rate64%

Students per faculty8

4-year graduation rate46%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$35,900
Fees$0
Room and board$13,150
Estimated book expense$1,300
Total cost$50,350

Cost after need-based aid$26,098
Cost after non-need-based aid$29,270

Average debt at graduation$26,643

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$44,700

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met73%
Average need-based aid$24,252
Average non-need-based aid$21,080

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment481

Full-Time

Men204
Women268

Part-Time

Men4
Women5

Freshmen retained73%

# - 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 (© 2017 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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