Student Outcomes Information

The following data were reported to the Integrated Post Secondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Graduation Rates

The data presented below is the percentage of full-time, first-time bachelor’s students who graduated within four years, more than four years but less than six, and six years. The years at the top of the column represent the cohort.

2007
Cohort
2008
Cohort
2009
Cohort
2010
Cohort
2011
Cohort
2012
Cohort
4 year graduation rate
56% 61% 58% 46% 51% 47%
5 year graduation rate 57% 61% 58% 55% 61% 58%
6 year graduation rate 57% 61% 59% 58% 62% 59%

Retention Rates

Freshman to Sophomore Retention

The retention rates presented below are the percentage of full-time, first-time bachelor’s students who re-enrolled at Centenary the following year.

2012
Cohort
2013
Cohort
2014
Cohort
2015
Cohort
2016
Cohort
2017
Cohort
71% 75% 78% 87% 78% 69%

Student Diversity & Enrollment Statistics

Total Headcount Enrollment (Fall 2018)

The percentages within parentheses reflect the percentage of the total headcount, undergraduate student enrollment, and graduate student enrollment, respectively.

Part-Time Full-Time Total %
Men 205 401 606 34%
Women 479 717 1196 66%
American Indian or
Alaska Native
0 1 1 < 1%
Asian 4 21 25 1%
Black or
African American
39 134 173 10%
Hispanic 35 144 179 10%
Native Hawaiian or
Other Pacific Islander
0 0 0 0%
White 261 639 900 50%
Two or more races 24 22 46 3%
Race/ethnicity unknown 320 133 453 25%
Nonresident alien 1 24 25 1%

Undergraduate Student Enrollment (Fall 2018)

Part-Time Full-Time Total %
Men 80 376 456 36%
Women 128 682 810 64%
American Indian or
Alaska Native
0 1 1 < 1%
Asian 3 21 24 2%
Black or
African American
28 131 159 13%
Hispanic 19 141 160 13%
Native Hawaiian or
Other Pacific Islander
0 0 0 0%
White 106 610 716 56%
Two or more races 3 16 19 1%
Race/ethnicity unknown 49 116 165 13%
Nonresident alien 0 22 22 2%

Graduate Student Enrollment (Fall 2018)

Part-Time Full-Time Total %
Men 125 25 150 28%
Women 351 35 386 72%
American Indian or
Alaska Native
0 0 0 0%
Asian 1 0 1 < 1%
Black or
African American
11 3 14 3%
Hispanic 16 3 19 4%
Native Hawaiian or
Other Pacific Islander
0 0 0 0%
White 155 29 184 34%
Two or more races 21 6 27 5%
Race/ethnicity unknown 271 17 288 54%
Nonresident alien 1 2 3 < 1%