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 (Freshman year of entry).

2009
Cohort
2010
Cohort
2011
Cohort
2012
Cohort
2013
Cohort
2014
Cohort
2015
Cohort
2016
Cohort
2017
Cohort
2018
Cohort
2019
Cohort
4 year graduation rate
58% 46% 51% 47% 50% 50% 59% 54% 50% 54% 51%
5 year graduation rate 58% 55% 61% 58% 55% 58% 68% 60%
6 year graduation rate 59% 58% 62% 59% 56% 59% 68% 60%

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.

2013
Cohort
2014
Cohort
2015
Cohort
2016
Cohort
2017
Cohort
2018
Cohort
2019
Cohort
2020
Cohort
2021
Cohort
2022
Cohort
75% 78% 87% 78% 69% 71% 73% 75% 76% 71%

Student Diversity & Enrollment Statistics

Fall 2023 Enrollment

All Students Full Time Part Time Grand Total %
Female 575 395 970 67%
Male 345 138 483 33%
American Indian 2 2 0%
Asian 16 32 48 3%
Black or African American 69 13 82 6%
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 1 1 0%
Hispanic/Latino 183 48 231 16%
Non-Resident Alien 1 1 0%
Two or More Races 37 36 73 5%
Unknown 29 69 98 7%
White 583 334 917 63%
Grand Total 920 533 1453
Undergraduate Students Full Time Part Time Grand Total %
Female 557 27 584 61%
Male 344 23 367 39%
American Indian 2 2 0%
Asian 14 2 16 2%
Black or African American 69 3 72 8%
Hispanic/Latino 181 6 187 20%
Non-Resident Alien 1 1 0%
Two or More Races 37 4 41 4%
Unknown 28 4 32 3%
White 569 31 600 63%
Grand Total 901 50 951
Graduate Students Full Time Part Time Grand Total %
Female 18 368 386 77%
Male 1 115 116 23%
Asian 2 30 32 6%
Black or African American 10 10 2%
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 1 1 0%
Hispanic/Latino 2 42 44 9%
Two or More Races 32 32 6%
Unknown 1 65 66 13%
White 14 303 317 63%
Grand Total 19 483 502

Photo caption: Pictured from left to right, Kayla Sampong ‘26, Sincere Digby ’26 (Sussex County Community College Student), Jael Cabrera ‘26 (Sussex County Community College Student), Jasmine Sampong ‘26, Elainy Pichardo ‘26

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