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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.

2008
Cohort
2009
Cohort
2010
Cohort
2011
Cohort
2012
Cohort
2013
Cohort
4 year graduation rate
61% 58% 46% 51% 47% 50%
5 year graduation rate 61% 58% 55% 61% 58% 55%
6 year graduation rate 61% 59% 58% 62% 59% 56%

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
75% 78% 87% 78% 69% 71%

Student Diversity & Enrollment Statistics

Total Headcount Enrollment (Fall 2019)

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 198 353 551 33%
Women 401 729 1130 67%
American Indian or
Alaska Native
0 1 1 <1%
Asian 4 16 20 1%
Black or
African American
29 110 139 8%
Hispanic 53 161 214 13%
Native Hawaiian or
Other Pacific Islander
0 0 0 0%
White 322 668 990 59%
Two or more races 31 28 59 4%
Race/ethnicity unknown 159 89 248 15%
Nonresident alien 1 9 10 <1%

Undergraduate Student Enrollment (Fall 2019)

Part-Time Full-Time Total %
Men 66 342 408 34%
Women 89 696 785 66%
American Indian or
Alaska Native
0 1 1 <1%
Asian 1 16 17 1%
Black or
African American
16 107 123 10%
Hispanic 30 155 185 16%
Native Hawaiian or
Other Pacific Islander
0 0 0 0%
White 79 642 721 60%
Two or more races 1 23 24 2%
Race/ethnicity unknown 28 86 114 10%
Nonresident alien 0 8 8 <1%

Graduate Student Enrollment (Fall 2019)

Part-Time Full-Time Total %
Men 132 11 143 29%
Women 312 33 345 71%
American Indian or
Alaska Native
0 0 0 0%
Asian 1 0 1 <1%
Black or
African American
13 3 16 3%
Hispanic 23 6 29 6%
Native Hawaiian or
Other Pacific Islander
0 0 0 0%
White 243 26 269 55%
Two or more races 30 5 35 7%
Race/ethnicity unknown 131 3 134 27%
Nonresident alien 1 1 2 <1%