Application Requirements

Centenary University requires all students to complete either our online application or the Common Application.

In addition to your application, Centenary University will also need:

  1. Your official high school transcript and SAT/ACT scores.
  2. 250 word essay  on “How Centenary Can Help You Achieve Your Educational Goals And Objectives” or an essay through the Common Application.
  3. A recommendation. (Download the Recommendation Form here).

Equine Science Pre-Veterinary Program Applicants.  All students interested in the Equine Science Pre-Veterinary Program must have a complete application no later than March 1, 2016.

Centenary University Accepts the Common Application

Centenary University is a proud member of The Common Application, a not-for-profit membership organization that is committed to providing reliable services that promote equity, access, and integrity in the University application process. Membership is open to colleges and universities that promote access by evaluating students using a holistic selection process.

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Admission Decisions

Centenary University offers both Early Action and Regular Decision processes for students applying for fall admission. All decisions are non-binding. For more information on binding versus non-binding agreements visit the College Board website.

Early Action

Students interested in receiving an early admission to Centenary University can choose to apply for ‘Early Action’  by indicating so on either their Common Application or Centenary On line Application.

  • All materials are due to the Office of Admissions by November 1st.

Early Action is a non-binding agreement.

Regular Decision

Regular Decision is available for students applying for the fall semester beginning November 2nd. All applications are evaluated on a rolling basis once required documents have been received.  Decisions are typically released within 7-10 business days following a completed application and receipt of documents.  To check on the status of your application, please contact the Admissions Office at 1-800-236-8679.