Centenary College

400 Jefferson Street, , NJ 07840
Tel: (908) 852-1400
Private, non-profit | 2,576 students
Founded in 1867, Centenary College, a state chartered institution, is the primary educational and cultural resource for northwest New Jersey, offering a range of undergraduate, graduate and professional programs as well as non-degree courses.

Building on its applied liberal arts foundation, Centenary is a leader in integrating a top-quality co-curricular experience with excellent academic programming that provides educational opportunities to a growing and diverse population of students.

Centenary’s attractive 42 acre campus is located in Hackettstown, a residential community of 16,000 people in northwest New Jersey. The college’s 65 acre equestrian center is located eight miles from the main campus on scenic Schooley’s Mountain.

School Overview:

Centenary College
CountyWarren County, NJ
Title IV EligibleYes
Carnegie ClassificationOther
Institution Level4 or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
232 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment2,576 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
2,123 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
453 students137 students
# Undergraduate Students
1,781 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
342 students129 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hawaiian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
Tuition Notes12 -18 creds/semstr.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid98%96%
Percent Admitted91%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)410-540450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)410-550460-573
SAT Writing (25-75%)400-540440-570
ACT Composite (25-75%)18-2320-25

School Notes:

  • Centenary is an independent college offering 19 Bachelor’s degree programs with 14 minors, 14 distinct concentrations, 5 Associate degree programs and 6 Education Certification programs.
  • Graduate Programs are offered in  Business Administration, Counseling, Counseling Psychology, Education, Special Education, and Public Administration.
  • Centenary College is a fully accredited member of the Middle States Association of Schools and Colleges, the Council of Social Work Education (CSWE), the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC), and the Institutional Assembly for Intercollegiate Business Education (IACBE).
  • Centenary College offers a collaborative learning approach. The educational experience is student-centered. Students are assigned a Faculty Advisor, a Peer Tutor, and a Learning Associate. We offer a comprehensive program for students with learning disabilities.
  • We encourage participation in one of our 13 NCAA Division III intercollegiate sports teams, or one our our nationally ranked equestrian teams. Centenary is a member of NCAA Division III, CSAC, ECAC, IDA, IHSA, and MIWA. Intramural sports teams are also very popular and available to students.
  • Centenary College offers its Transition Assistance Program to active military members, veterans, and their spouses.
  • Access to our comprehensive Career Services Center is available to all current students and Centenary alumni.
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