67%

Acceptance Rate

$24,473

Avg.Financial Aid

002599

FAFSA Code

About Centenary University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,802

Website

www.centenaryuniversity.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

MSCHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

United Methodist

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Centenary University is a private not-for-profit institution established in the year 1867 by the Newark Conference of the University Methodist Church, The university has evolved from a co-educational preparatory school into a modern, independent, four-year baccalaureate and the master-level institution of higher learning. It has a United Methodist type religious affiliation.

The university holds an important role in providing educational programs to northwest New Jersey. In 1976, Centenary began to offer a co-educational degree program for evening students. In 1999, the university constructed the Center for Adult and Professional Studies.

  • The student-faculty ratio is 10:1.

  • University's acceptance rate is 88%.

  • The graduation rate of the university is 60%.

  • The retention rate of the university is 87% for full-time students and 100% for part-time students.

  • The total student population of the university is 2,203, which includes 1,357 full - time and 846 part-time students.


Online Education at Centenary University

The university is committed and focused on providing their non-traditional students the same quality of education what the on-campus students get. Their online classes are structured, affordable, and flexible. The students can take up their classes from anywhere in the world according to their convenience.

  • The university provides different online programs in various disciplines and materials for the courses can be accessed by the university's bookstore.Centenary University Programs

The university provides 12 online programs across 4 disciplines. Centenary University majors include Accounting, Arts, Business Management and Sociology. 


Reviews

  • The university has great Business programs. The teachers are amazing and well-rounded.

  • The professors are passionate about the subjects they teach and are often willing to work with students.

  • It prepares a student for the real world and safety on campus is very good.

Location & Contact

Address

400 Jefferson St

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 9088521400
Fax: 9088521400
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Rankings

  • The university is ranked between 142 - 187 in 'Regional Universities - North', according to the US News.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

N/A

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

67%

SAT Range

870 - 1090

ACT Range

17 - 22

Application Fee

N/A

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$22,257

Average Annual Cost

$32,092

Books And Supplies

$1,200

Other Fees

$906

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$11,444

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,590

Total One Year Cost

$49,232

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

13:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

69%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

14%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

45%

Male Professors

55%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

136 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

48 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

27 Graduates

Agricultural and Domestic Animal Se...

26 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

26 Graduates

Research and Experimental Psycholog...

26 Graduates

Social Work

14 Graduates

Sociology

13 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

13 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

12 Graduates

Arts, Entertainment,and Media Manag...

11 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

10 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

10 Graduates

Biology, General

9 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

5 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

4 Graduates

History

3 Graduates

Mathematics

3 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

1 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,266

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

34%

Full-time

84%

Part-time

16%

Students Gender

Male

36%

US National: 44%

Female

64%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

55% White

13% Unknown

13% Black

13% Hispanic

2% Two or more races

2% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

0 American Indian/Alaska native

0 Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0

Unknown Location

15%

Out Of State

82%

In State

3%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$87,084 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 84% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

84%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$7,680/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,764/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$3,764/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Cyclones

School Colors

navy blue and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

113

Total Female Athletes

71

Intramural Sports

6

Sports Club

1

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Equestrian

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Equestrian

Field Hockey

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$37,900/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$45,800/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0 $100,000

$19,963

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$207 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$24,473

Students Receiving Federal Grants

46%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,808

Students Receiving State Aid

43%

Average Aid Per Year

$8,982

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$18,383

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$33,117

$30K - $48K

$30,397

$48K - $75K

$28,566

$75K - $110K

$21,088

> $110K

$18,324

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$1,470,791

The university proves that education and the fees in a private institution are not simply out of their reach. Centenary's financial aid office works with students and their families to help them explore all the opportunities available to make their education easier in the university.

Students looking for financial assistance has to fill up the FAFSA form. Centenary University federal school code is 002599. 

  • Federal Aid includes Grants such as Pell Grants, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), and Loans such as Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan, and Direct PLUS Loan. Students also have a Federal Work-Study option, where it enables them to work while they study.

  • State Aids includes New Jersey Tuition Aid Grant (TAG), New Jersey Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF), and New Jersey Governor’s Urban Scholars Program.

  • Institutional Aid comprises of Grants such as Community Citizenship Grants, Garden State Grant, Centenary University Grant and many more. Institutional Scholarships includes Hackettstown Partnership Scholarship, United Methodist Program, Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships, Centenary NJ STARS II Scholarship, and ALICE Workforce Training Scholarship.

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