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
4 year graduation rate
56% 61% 58%
5 year graduation rate 57% 61% 58%
6 year graduation rate 57% 61% 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
71% 75% 78%

Student Diversity & Enrollment Statistics

Total Headcount Enrollment (Fall 2015)

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 127 711 838 37%
Women 340 1106 1446 63%
American Indian or
Alaska Native
0 4 4 < 1%
Asian 1 18 19 < 1%
Black or
African American
1 181 182 8%
Hispanic 6 177 183 8%
Native Hawaiian or
Other Pacific Islander
0 0 0 0%
White 132 880 1012 44%
Two or more races 0 0 0 0%
Race/ethnicity unknown 309 514 823 36%
Nonresident alien 1 60 61 3%

Undergraduate Student Enrollment (Fall 2015)

Part-Time Full-Time Total %
Men 34 571 605 39%
Women 46 897 943 61%
American Indian or
Alaska Native
0 4 4 < 1%
Asian 1 15 16 1%
Black or
African American
1 170 171 11%
Hispanic 3 169 172 11%
Native Hawaiian or
Other Pacific Islander
0 0 0 0%
White 34 825 859 55%
Two or more races 0 0 0 0%
Race/ethnicity unknown 41 229 270 17%
Nonresident alien 0 56 56 4%

Graduate Student Enrollment (Fall 2015)

Part-Time Full-Time Total %
Men 93 140 233 32%
Women 294 209 503 68%
American Indian or
Alaska Native
0 0 0 0%
Asian 0 3 3 < 1%
Black or
African American
0 11 11 1%
Hispanic 3 8 11 1%
Native Hawaiian or
Other Pacific Islander
0 0 0 0%
White 98 55 153 21%
Two or more races 0 0 0 0%
Race/ethnicity unknown 285 268 553 75%
Nonresident alien 1 4 5 < 1%