Undergraduate Admissions Information

Application Requirements

Centenary College requires all students to complete either our secure online application or the Common Application for admission consideration.

In addition to your application, Centenary College will also need:

  1. Your official high school transcript and SAT/ACT scores
  2. A 250 word essay is required on the topic of "How Centenary Can Help You Achieve Your Educational Goals And Objectives" or an essay through the Common Application.
  3. A recommendation. (Download the Recommendation Form here).
  4. An Application Fee of $30 OR official Fee Waiver issued by your High School.  Both College Board and NACAC Fee Waivers are acceptable.

Equine Science Pre-Veterinary Program Applicants.  All students interested in the Equine Science Pre-Veterinary Program must have a complete application no later than March 1, 2016.



Centenary College Accepts the Common Application

Centenary College is a proud member of The Common Application, a not-for-profit membership organization that is committed to providing reliable services that promote equity, access, and integrity in the college application process. Membership is open to colleges and universities that promote access by evaluating students using a holistic selection process.

Visit CommonApp.org for details and access to the Common Application »

Admission Decisions

Centenary College offers both Early Action and Regular Decision processes for students applying for fall admission.

Early Action

Students interested in receiving an early admission to Centenary College can choose to apply for ‘Early Action’  by indicating so on either their Common Application or Centenary On-line Application. 

  • All materials are due to the Office of Admissions by November 1st. 

Early Action is a non-binding agreement.  For more information on binding versus non-binding agreements visit the College Board website at : professionals.collegeboard.com/guidance/applications/early


Regular Decision

Regular Decision is available for students applying for the fall semester beginning November 2. All applications are evaluated on a rolling basis once all documents have been received.  Decisions are typically released within 7-10 business days.  To check on the status of your application, please contact the Admissions Office at 1-800-236-8679.

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