About Centenary College of Louisiana
On Campus Housing
A private, United Methodist university, Centenary College of Louisiana is situated in Shreveport, LA. Centenary College of Louisiana occupies a total area of about 117 acres. The foundation of Centenary College of Louisiana was laid down in the year 1825. Keeping the pursuit of research, innovation, and excellence at the center, Centenary College of Louisiana has been imparting quality education to its students. The motto of the varsity is Labor Omnia Vincit (Latin) and its official colors are maroon & white. The total enrolment stands at 588 students at Centenary College of Louisiana. Around 533 and 55 students take admission in various undergraduate and postgraduate courses of the university. To teach various courses to the students, the school has employed a total of 65 faculty. Around 60% of the students are females and 40% are males. Notably, Centenary College of Louisiana is also home to an ethnically diverse student population. At CCL around 63% are white, 17% are Black or African American, and 11% belong to Hispanic ethnicity. Moreover, around 99% of the students are 24 and under. The college has produced several notable alumni including Hal Sutton, Jeffrey P. Victory, Robert Parish, and John William Corrington in its 195 years of existence. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and, hence encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Students taking admission here will notice that the university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. CCL offers a total of 40 undergraduate and graduate programs, including both residential and online. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by NASM (National Association of Schools of Music), NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education), and SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools). Centenary College of Louisiana has around $138 million in endowment.
As long as US universities are concerned, the rankings which are provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere. Centenary College of Louisiana has been ranked at the 596th position among other universities by Forbes. It is to be noted that Forbes decides on the rankings of the college based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to CCL. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $53,640 per year. This cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($37,310), books and supplies ($1,300), room and boarding ($13,670), and budget for other expenses ($3,470). For students seeking financial assistance, the college offers a number of options.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$58,549 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
The college offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $13,670 per year for living on campus. Centenary College of Louisiana has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at CCL costs around $6,320 per year. The college considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At CCL, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 40% male and 60% female students enrolled at the university.
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
The financial aid department of Centenary College of Louisiana helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average financial aid at Centenary College of Louisiana is around $32,506 and the federal grant is $5,097. The students at the college are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $6,005, while the institutional aid is $32,506. The non-need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to Centenary College of Louisiana amount to $3,933,043 per annum.