2024 Comprehensive Report on Rankings, Costs, Graduation Rate and More

$27,386

Net Price

63%

Admitted

24%

Enrolled

57%

Graduation Rate

8/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

Centenary College of Louisiana

is a private not-for-profit, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 542. In 2021, there were 8 psychology and social work graduates.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor

Psychology Graduates

8

Total Enrollment

542

Type

Private Not-for-profit, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, Centenary College of Louisiana offers General Psychology at the bachelor level.

In the table below, see the programs offered and the number of graduates in each program.

Psychology Graduates in 2021BS
General Psychology8
Total Graduates8
US Department of Education

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 876 students applied to the Centenary College of Louisiana. The university admitted 63% and 24% of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for Louisiana universities is 7,549. On average, all Louisiana institutions admit 72% and 30% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of Centenary College of Louisiana students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 68%. Compared to all Louisiana four or more years colleges, the percentage is 69%.

The overall graduation rate for Centenary College of Louisiana is 57%, compared to 46% for all Louisiana universities.

  • Credits Accepted: Dual enrollment, Advanced placement (AP) credits

Compare CCL to Louisiana Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of Centenary College of Louisiana to the average of all Louisiana four or more years schools that offer psychology degrees.

Why it Matters

Compare Admission and Enrollment

Low admission rates and high enrollment rates denote not only how selective a school is, but also how in-demand the school is. High graduation rates show the overall success of an institution.

CCL

876

Applicants

63%

Percent Admitted

24%

Percent Enrolled

68%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

57%

Graduation Rate

LA Colleges

7,549

Applicants

72%

Percent Admitted

30%

Percent Enrolled

69%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

46%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 54 or 67% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 27 or 33% part-time faculty members employed at Centenary College of Louisiana. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 54 or 67%.

Part-time teachers are paid less and cost less, so any organization with a disproportionate number of part-time teachers can invest money in more important areas. However, as part-time teachers, participants can work full-time in their profession and bring experience to the classroom.

Why it Matters

Compare Faculty Numbers

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional percentages indicate that institutions focus their investments in areas that matter most to students.

CCL

8 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

67%

Percent Full-Time

33%

Percent Part-Time

67%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

LA Colleges

16 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

69%

Percent Full-Time

31%

Percent Part-Time

65%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at Centenary College of Louisiana the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $38,060, and the average cost for books and supplies is $1,300.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $9,135 and the average cost for graduate fees is $0.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend Centenary College of Louisiana in 2021-2022 including tuition, room, board and living expenses for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Note that the average total expenses do not include financial aid, grants, loans or scholarships. You can find the average financial aid and net price data in the sections below.

Expenses for Centenary College of Louisiana2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$13,940
On-Campus Living Expenses$4,200
Total Living Expenses$18,140
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$38,060
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$1,300
Total Undergraduate Expenses$57,500
In-State, Graduate Tuition$9,135
In-State, Graduate Fees$0
Total Graduate Expenses$9,135
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend Centenary College of Louisiana is $27,386. Average net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board, living costs, books, supplies together and then subtracting the average financial (grants, scholarships and loans) for federal financial aid recipients.

In other words, the average net price is the average amount students pay to attend this university for one year.

Average net price is calculated from the most recent data supplied by each institution to the US Department of Education and is found by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. The total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

Compare Centenary College of Louisiana to all Louisiana universitas that offer psychology degrees for the cost to attend, average financial aid, percent of students receiving aid and the average net price to attend.

For program ranking, we see a lower overall cost of tuition and cost of living expenses minus the average financial aid a student may receive as the ranking factor student may want to consider.

Why it Matters

Compare Average Cost to Attend and Net Price

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional professors indicates to us institutions that focus their investments in areas that matter most: the education of students by the best instructors possible.

CCL

$57,500

Cost to Attend

$30,869

Average Financial Aid

100%

Percent Receiving Aid

$27,386

Net Price

LA Colleges

$29,627

Cost to Attend

$11,539

Average Financial Aid

94%

Percent Receiving Aid

$16,250

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 153 or 100%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 547 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $30,869.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid547$30,869
Pell Grants197$4,999
Federal Student Loans359$6,702
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the Centenary College of Louisiana to all schools across the United States that offer psychology degrees.

We see higher percentages of those receiving aid and the percent that aid covers the net price of education as an indicator of the strength of the institution.

Why it Matters

Compare Financial Aid

Financial Aid can make the difference between being able to afford college or being priced out of college. Many students may find college far more affordable than they could imagine, when accounting for the various kinds of financial aid available.

CCL

547

Grant or Scholarship Aid

50%

Grants or Scholarships

197

Number of Pell Grants

18%

Pell Grants

359

Federal Student Loans

33%

Federal Student Loans

LA Colleges

4,949

Grant or Scholarship Aid

52%

Grants or Scholarships

2,105

Number of Pell Grants

22%

Pell Grants

2,501

Federal Student Loans

26%

Federal Student Loans

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