Home to about 1,190 undergraduates in 2020, Centenary is a small, private university located in Hackettstown, New Jersey. A safe, suburban environment can offer many of the amenities of city living without the constant hum. Should you tire of the campus however, Centenary offers a “study abroad” program. Please note, some classes/degrees offered by Centenary can be taken “online” so keep that in mind when reviewing this report. For more context, you might also check out our Centenary Guide to Distance and Online Learning.
Some, but not all, schools with a religious affiliation may require a statement of faith or religious studies component. Contact the school to see what their requirements are. If an affinity with the United Methodist faith interests you, check out our ranking of The Best United Methodist Colleges and Universities.
Individuals with disabilities make up 14.0% of the student population at Centenary. For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Centenary Disability Services.
While not a "service academy", Centenary does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. There is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit Centenary Veteran Services . For more information, check out our Centenary for Veterans Guide.
Centenary offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
Centenary has a comparatively small, student body. There were 1,190 undergraduates in 2020. Full-time attendance was 1,032 (86.7%). Part-time attendance was 158 (13.3%).
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Centenary is about average in terms of overall diversity. We rank Centenary #1900 out of 3,451.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
Centenary has a total of 230 student athletes, 140 men and 90 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.
|Total Revenue (all teams)||$1,716,077|
|Total Expenses (all teams)||$1,684,976|
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Centenary University Athletics