400 Jefferson Street Hackettstown, NJ 07840 800-236-8679
About Centenary College
  • Year of Foundation 1867
  • Size of Campus 42 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation United Methodist
  • Degrees Bachelor , Master, Post-Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,884
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 63%, 37%, 14%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $15,700
  • Room and Board $6,850
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee $30
  • Enrollment No. 2,140
Centenary College was founded in 1867 by the Newark Conference of the United Methodist Church. Centenary has evolved from a coeducational preparatory school to a girls' preparatory school (1910), to a Junior college for women (1940), to a four-year women's college (1976), to a coeducational baccalaureate-degree-granting institution (1988) and finally to a master-degree-granting institution (1995).In 1999, the Center for Adult and Professional Studies (CAPS) was founded. Centenary College is located in Hackettstown, New Jersey.
Social Life And Activities
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus President's Ball, Performing Arts Guild productions, Poetry Slams, Coffee Houses
  • Number of students in fraternities 2
  • Percent students who are frat members 1%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Chi, Kappa Delta Epsilon, Chi Alpha Epsilon, Phi Theta Kappa, Sigma Tau Delta,
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of sororities 3
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Ministry
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 1%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) International Student Organization
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 2
  • Distance to nearest train Hackettstown (1)
  • Distance to nearest bus Hackettstown (1)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Newark (40), New York City (60)
Student Housing
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 2%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (75%), apartment for single students (25%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 8
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 73%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 25%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 58%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
Campus Services
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 1,500
  • Number Of Books in Library 72,606
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 5,322
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Campus Safety late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic, psychological
  • Museums television studio
  • Number Of Subscriptions 84
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library Facilities Q&ANJ, Jersey Cat
  • Number Of Microforms 22,725
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all school buildings and on all school property
  • Number of e-books 0
Student Employment and Career
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment OFF CAMPUS JOB
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs BASF, Sparta Board of Education, Mt. Olive School District, Roxbury Board of Education, ADP, Warren County School District, Sam's Club, DYFS, Nisivoccia, Picatinny Arsenal
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 2 years 73%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Town