PO Box 41188 Shreveport, LA 71134-1188 318-869-5131
About Centenary College of Louisiana
  • Year of Foundation 1825
  • Size of Campus 68 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation United Methodist
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Other
  • Undergraduate Population 904
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 59%, 41%, 43%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $22,880
  • Room and Board $7,590
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $30
  • Enrollment No. 891
Centenary College of Louisiana is an undergraduate, liberal arts college in Shreveport, Louisiana. The college is affiliated with the United Methodist Church and is one of 16 members of the Associated Colleges of the South.Centenary College of Louisiana is the oldest chartered liberal arts colleges west of the Mississippi River.The lineage of the college dates back to 1825, when the College of Louisiana opened in Jackson, Louisiana. The school enjoyed early success, but struggled financially until Centenary College of Clinton, Mississippi (founded 1839) agreed to merge with the Jackson campus, creating Centenary College of Louisiana in 1845.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frats 4
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 4
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Annual Book Bazaar; Centenary Choir's Rhapsody in View; Fall Festival Week; Homecoming / Mardi Gras; Marjorie Lyons Playhouse performances; Spring Fling Festival Week
  • Number of students in fraternities 4
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Chi, Alpha Epsilon Delta, Maroon Jackets, National Residence Hall Honorary, Omicron Delta Kappa, Order of Omega, Psi Chi, Pi Delta Phi, Sigma Beta Delta, Sigma Gamma Epsilon, Sigma Pi Sigma, Kappa Pi, Sigma Tau Delta, Phi Beta, Alpha Kappa Delta, Phi
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 2
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Church Careers Institute, Stepping Stones, United Methodist Student Movement, Baptist Collegiate Ministries, Canterbury House (Episcopal), Fellowship of Christian Athletics, Campus Crusade for Christ, Centenary Women United
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 26%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Minority Student Association, International Society for Cultural Awareness
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Distance to nearest train Marshall, Texas (40)
  • Distance to nearest bus Shreveport, LA (2)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Shreveport, LA (10), Dallas, TX (250)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 1%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 20%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 1%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (70%), women's dorms (30%), fraternity housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 5
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 98%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 0%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 67%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
Campus Services
  • Library Facilities Extensive collection of Jack London Secondary Materials; Despujols Art Exhibit; Bill Corrington Papers
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in computer labs
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 8,865
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 0
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, psychological, religious
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 225
  • Museums Anderson Choral Building; Brown Memorial Chapel; Centenary Fitness Center and Natatorium; Feazel Instrumental Hall; Gold Dome Athletics Complex; Hargrove Memorial Amphitheatre; Hurley School of Music; Jackson Hall; Magale Library; Marjorie Lyons Playhouse;
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 55,961
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number of e-books 3,738
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 65
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help writing, study skills
  • Number Of Microforms 340,703
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 0
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 208,128
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 15
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
Student Employment and Career
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,500
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Churches; LSU Health Sciences Center; Numerous business, accounting, law, marketing and communication firms; Public School System
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 50%
  • Career placment and training internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 25%
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis