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Centenary College of Louisiana

Shreveport, LA
#148

National Liberal Arts Colleges



Centenary College of Louisiana is a private liberal arts institution founded in 1825. Located in Shreveport, LA, and affiliated with The United Methodist Church, Centenary College aims to cultivate moral and compassionate leadership while broadening students’ world views.

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Quick Facts


PO Box 41188
Shreveport, LA 71134-1188

2014-2015 Tuition

$32,000 Tuition and Fees

Students

586 undergraduate students
44% male / 56% female

Admission

August 1 application deadline
66% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: private
Year Founded: 1825

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, master's degree

Majors Offered

Elementary Education and Teaching, Secondary Education and Teaching, Art Teacher Education, Music Teacher Education, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Social Science Teacher Education, Foreign Languages and Literatures, General, German Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Latin Language and Literature, English Language and Literature, General, English Language and Literature/Letters, Other, Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Neuroscience, Mathematics, General, Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other, Kinesiology and Exercise Science, Philosophy, Religion/Religious Studies, Religious/Sacred Music, Chemistry, General, Geology/Earth Science, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Economics, General, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Dance, General, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Music, General, Music Performance, General, Music Theory and Composition, Business Administration and Management, General, Accounting, Business/Managerial Economics, Finance, General, History, General, Mass Communication/Media Studies

Minors Offered

Computer Science, Education, General, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Latin Language and Literature, English Language and Literature, General, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Mathematics, General, Environmental Studies, Kinesiology and Exercise Science, Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other, Philosophy, Religion/Religious Studies, Chemistry, General, Geology/Earth Science, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Economics, General, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology, Acting, Directing and Theatrical Production, Business Administration and Management, General, Accounting, Business/Managerial Economics, Finance, General, History, General, Mass Communication/Media Studies

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 586
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 571
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 8
Percent of male undergraduates: 44%
Percent of female undergraduates: 56%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: reading, math, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, career, personal, psychological, religious
Campus safety and security services offered: 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)

Activities

Student activities offered: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, lacrosse, soccer, swimming, tennis
Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for women: basketball, cross country, golf, gymnastics, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, volleyball

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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 2 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 1 2 0
Aggravated assault 1 0 0
Burglary 8 17 15
Motor vehicle theft 1 1 0
Arson 1 0 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 2 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 1 0 0
Burglary 7 8 7
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 2 3 5
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 1 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 10 4 1
Liquor law violations 1 1 0
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 7 4 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 2 4 0

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.